Day 6: Be Positive

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Whoever possesses these three things, he is of the disciples of Abraham, our father; A good eye (ayin tovah), a humble spirit and a moderate appetite.

– Pirkei Avot 5

Rabbi Eliezer therefore concluded that the benevolent eye was the panacea for all that is wrong in the world, and suggested that a person pray to G’d to help him acquire this character trait of the ayin tovah, the positive attitude to all that he sees around him.

– Eliyahu Munk, Akeydat Yitzchak 61:1

The most important thing is to follow this on the simplest level: to guard yourself from negative thoughts, for those are the beginning of negative desires, the Creation of harmful worlds. Therefore you must closely guard your thoughts, and ​​​​​​​always think positive thoughts, which show positive desires, and to merit through this to do positive actions.
– Likutei Moharan 49:4
Happiness is good medicine, while depression dries the bones.
– Proverbs 17:22

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In the beginning of time God made Man His partner in Creation, giving human beings the power to fashion ourselves and the world in His image.


Daily Quotes

“The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.”

– Martha Washington

“Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.”

– Mary Lou Retton

Daily Goals

Happiness is a skill that can be learned. The essential factor, whether or not you will live a happy life, is based less on external factors such as wealth, success and fame, and more on your attitude toward life, toward yourself, toward other people, and toward events and situations. Regardless of your attitudes in the past, you have the ability to change and become a master of happiness. Tell yourself “IT’S UP TO ME.”

I create the quality of my life with my ongoing thoughts.

The choice of joy or the opposite is mine.

See, hear, and feel the way joyful people see, hear, and feel.

Un-joy is created by negative thoughts, words, and actions.

Perspective can me happy or unhappy.

Talk to yourself the way you would if you were a master of joy.

Oneness of humanity gives me many opportunities to be kind and experience real happiness.

My unconditional joy and love creates a magnificent life.

Every moment of joy is stored in my awesome brain and I can access those moments whenever I choose.

Today is the best day to improve your skills. Either things will go EXACTLY the way you want — and then you can focus on the feeling of joy. Or things will NOT go the way you want and you’ll have the opportunity to attain greater mastery over your attitude.

Throughout the day, keep asking yourself: “What attitude will enable me to experience joy and empowerment RIGHT NOW?

Rabbi Zelig Pliskin

If we don't study, if we don't remember who we are and where we came from, and what it means to be Jewish, then we disappear as a people.

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If we don't study, if we don't remember who we are and where we came from, and what it means to be Jewish, then we disappear as a people.

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