By Gerri D Smith
Copyright Ó 2002

“The mind is everything; what you think you become.” - Guatama Buddha

Do You Have What It Takes to Take It?

Without the strength to deal with the stresses in life: pain, sickness, disappointment, missed opportunities, bad business decisions, and more, you can easily be discouraged.

Whenever something hits you and you don’t have what it takes to overcome it, your means of coping will be undermined.

To overcome minor or major setbacks, recharge yourself spiritually. Give yourself a God-like power to react and reverse any mental picture you may be holding of weakness. With God’s help you know you can take anything that comes your way.

Are you a Positive Person? Is Your Professional Attitude Working?

Always in life there are times when the going is rough, tough, and downright too much. Coming out of it on top and maintaining a professional attitude takes a positive thinking and acting.

To maintain a positive attitude when everything around you is crumbling takes an inner power beyond anything you can imagine. To do so depends on how and what you are thinking at the time it is happening to you.

If you can smile when you’d rather complain, you will find strength in your weakness. And if you can endure and overcome your fear, you make way for the best possible outcome to any trying situation.

Are You Strong Enough to Face Your Problems?

Some sources of strength to develop and keep are:

To maintain positive thoughts at all times.
Practice seeing yourself as strong and you will be strong.
Seek God’s guidance and be ready to accept the experiences, ideas, and directions when they come to you.

If your life is extra hard for you, be honest with yourself and find out where the trouble is. Are you making your life hard? There is always a reason when something in your life does or does not go well. This can be traced to what you’ve already created in your mind prior to when the situation happens.

When faced with a troubling situation, take control of your thoughts--this influences your attitude. Don’t ever let your mind control you. Choose healthy, spiritual, and positive thought patterns that will supply you with unshakable strength.

So create happy thoughts and your problems will be tiny ones.

Article by, Gerri D Smith, Publisher and host of an online Personal and Business Improvement network. Distinctive Business Women’s Link is an online resource tailored for women business owners and entrepreneurs who are ready for a whole new business adventure. Image building skills and personal improvement for a more profitable business. Free gift to first 200 members. Visit:

Author's Bio:
Gerri's online networking resource for women business owners is inspirational and motivational. Annual membership is welcomed and satisfaction is 100% guaranteed. First 200 members who join the network receives an exclusive artistic interpretation, titled 'Portrait of an Elegant Lady' and is suitable for framing.