Get the Proper Tools

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I have a ton of awesome tools to do almost any standard home repair. Just in terms of saws, I have a chainsaw, backsaw, coping saw, miter saw, hacksaw, cross cut saw, tile saw, an oscillating multitool and my favorite, the Sawzall. The right tool, and proper blade, can help cut through anything. But it is important that you learn about which tools to use when – don’t use a chainsaw when you need a coping saw. To learn about different tools for optimism, spend some time building out your optimism toolkit.

Agile Best Self Principle #7: Investing the time in yourself is the primary measure of progress.

Here are some items to add to your optimism toolkit.

First, learn about optimism by watching this 4:44 minute video that explains “learned helplessness” and “learned optimism”.

Second, invest some time in yourself to learn more about “learned optimism”. Martin Seligman is one of the experts in this field and his book Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life is a best seller.

What else do you want to add to your optimism toolkit?

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