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Be Proactive, Not Avoidant

People create goals in 2 ways: By being proactive, meaning they are motivated by achieving a positive outcome. And by being avoidant, meaning they develop goals to avoid something undesirable.

It’s the difference between people who play the game to win. And others who play to avoid losing. The thing is, we don’t control most of our results in life.

That doesn’t mean we should aim very low. When you’re in a situation where you have no control over the outcomes, remember that you have power over your mind — not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength


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