Topics: Stephen Covey, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Thought Pages: 2 (502 words) Published: July 28, 2013
Ultimate Medical Academy
Tammy Early
Choices & Control
Charlene Carpenter
January 27, 2013

Choices are not irrevocable….they can be remade. ~Julie Riebe Choices and the control you have on them, help in improving one’s personal outlook. The beautiful thing about choices are that we can remake them, so that they can fit in with our lives, goals and the outcomes we expect from those choices. We also have the control, and no one else in making the right choices, by what we are doing, and the outlook of the people and places we choose to surround us. For me utilizing exercises and tools from Think, Build, Live, Success (TBLS) and Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and even the Narcotics Anonymous (NA) book, have helped me in supporting the choices I am making to better my future. Admitting my weaknesses and discovering my strengths, with the ability to have the power within myself to make these changes is life altering, which is what the intended outcome is supposed to be. The TBLS book has helped me in giving me a few exercises that are easily broken down with not a lot of room for miss interpretation, sometimes I look too deep into things that are relatively easy and find myself over thinking a problem or issue. Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, my predecessor to TBLS, has been an invaluable tool for me, in the work place, being able to listen and communicate and the ability of creating a team environment to achieve prosperous end results. My bible, so to speak, NA has helped me to create who I am today, it has given me the ability to see myself for who I am, not the product of my past, my mistakes or wrong doings, but in how I live my life today. Working this program for me has given me the ability to open my eyes, heart, and soul and to trust in myself. In conclusion, I know along the way there will be new ideas, thoughts, and books to help us all in our journeys...
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