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How much does what we expect affect the outcome?

I truly believe a positive attitude increases the odds of success.
This study suggest I may have a point.
See link.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/06/120606142818.htm

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I've always thought a great deal.
In other words, we pretty much are what we think we are.
And we're able to accomplish most of what we think we can accomplish.

Of course that doesn't include lying to ourselves.
Just saying "I can do this", because you want or need whatever it is badly, isn't the same as truly believing you can do it.
And believing on some level isn't a guarantee that all endeavors will turn out exactly as wanted, but it greatly improves the odds of success.

So, in my opinion, reasonable goals, and a belief in the ability to accomplish those goals, is a pretty good policy.

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