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Daily Lift #794

Focus Reinforces

Whatever you focus on gets reinforced. Focus on serenity. Use the word "serenity" frequently. Get in the habit of saying sentences like, "I would like to be more serene." "My goal is to master serenity." "I will be aware of what I can do to increase my serenity." "The way of serenity is going to be my way."

(From Rabbi Pliskin's book, Serenity, p.33)

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