Your greatest weapon against stress and negativity is your ability to choose one thought over another. Happiness escapes from those who refuse to see the good in what they have. When life gives you every reason to be negative, think positive. -- read: http://www.marcandangel.com/2015/08/30/4-questions-that-will-change-your-attitude/
It's true. You can train your brain to be more positive. I know because I've done it. Our thoughts are extremely powerful and, good or bad, they create our perspective of ourselves and the world around us. Click through to http://jillconyers.com for tips, quotes, TED Talks and FREE quote downloads. @jillconyers
You may not able to control every situation and its outcome, but you can control your attitude and how you deal with it.....similar to what I say a lot....if you can't change the situation, the only other thing then that you can change is your attitude.
Expectations can make you or break you. They can either fuel your desire for success, helping you achieve greatness & granting you the ability to see every less-than-perfect situation as a chance to grow & learn. Or they can be the whisper in your ear confirming your failures, the looming darkness you can't escape, the reminder of defeat-that you will never be good enough. If only they were easier to avoid..