Citati iz knjige „Introducing Psychology of Success“ autora David C. Price,Alison Price

Lisa Antalik
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So having positive belief in our capability, even if they’re not strictly justified (not just yet anyway), can help us to achieve far better results than someone who has a negative or non-beneficial belief about their capability and doesn’t even try
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The secret behind a self-fulfilling prophecy is that your positive (or negative) belief about a situation makes you take on a different attitude and display different behaviour to someone who has not got that same belief.
Lisa Antalik
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If we did all of the things that we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
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Lasting, fulfilling success requires that you balance enjoyment at the current time with payoffs in the future. Wherever you can, choose a path that leads to you enjoying both the journey and the destination
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But what is absolutely critical is that you pick goals where you get genuine pleasure from working towards them, as well as from achieving them.
Lisa Antalik
Lisa Antalikje citiraoпре 3 године
Many people are caught up in the rat race of life. They are prepared to trade their emotional wellbeing in the present for the opportunity to achieve so-called ‘success
Lisa Antalik
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He explains that success is not a moment in time when you ‘arrive and are happy’. True success is about enjoying the journey towards a destination that you deem to be valuable
Lisa Antalik
Lisa Antalikje citiraoпре 3 године
Homemade’ burger: people who both enjoy their lives now and, through what they are doing, are building an exciting future.
Lisa Antalik
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‘If money was no object, what would you want to spend your time doing?’
Lisa Antalik
Lisa Antalikje citiraoпре 3 године
Secondly, wherever possible, set goals that include doing something that is meaningful to you
Lisa Antalik
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Firstly, it’s worth setting goals aimed at making your relationships as strong as they can be. Research shows that having focused, trusting social relationships makes us happy.
Lisa Antalik
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an increasing amount of research makes it clear that most people don’t understand the difference between what they think will make them happy and what will actually make them happy.
Lisa Antalik
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People who go to work in their overalls on the bus are just as happy, on average, as those in suits who drive to work in their own Mercedes.’
Lisa Antalik
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aware of the research that shows us that even when you are really successful, you quickly adapt to what you acquire and you simply want more.
This is what psychologists call the principle of hedonic adaptation
Lisa Antalik
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Did you know that a study of the richest Americans revealed that 37% are less happy than the average American?
Lisa Antalik
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Extend your comfort zone; take on a little extra risk.

I will work on socializing and going out with others more and reaching out to professors in order to get a letter of recommendation.

Lisa Antalik
Lisa Antalikje citiraoпре 3 године
What would you want to say to them

Honestly nothing, I would just enjoy their company.

Lisa Antalik
Lisa Antalikje citiraoпре 3 године
Who would you want to speak to?

My family and pets

Lisa Antalik
Lisa Antalikje citiraoпре 3 године
What would you do?

I would travel as many places as I could, take more time to get out and experience things, and indulge in the best food.

Lisa Antalik
Lisa Antalikje citiraoпре 3 године
In the end, it’s not what happens to you that counts, but what you do about it. What matters is where you are going to take your life and how you are going to makes things better.
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