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Daily Lift #215

Rehearse Coping Strategies

Here is a powerful tool that will help you cope with even the most difficult situations:

Mentally picture yourself coming across difficult life tests - and then see yourself coping well with them. Repeat this over and over again in your mind...

Today, think of a specific life test that you can apply this to.

(see Rabbi Eliyahu Eliezer Dessler - Michtav MaiEliyahu, vol.4, pp252-3)

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Visitor Comments: 1

(1) mysteries, December 26, 2009 7:25 PM

If one wants to use positive thinking as a way of overcoming difficulties then it can work. The time to panic is when despite thinking positive about a task, it goes horribly wrong and then one needs to deal with the situation in a logical and calm manner sorting out each problem as per capability.

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