Of all the weird and wonderful New Year emails I received there was one I really liked.  Print it out, stick it up by your computer and read it when it all gets too much…

The Optimist’s Creed

by Christian Larson

Promise Yourself …

To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.

To talk health, happiness, and proseprity to every person
you meet.

To make all your friends feel that there is something
worthwhile in them.

To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism
come true.

To think only of the best, to work only for the best and to
expect only the best.

To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you
are about your own.

To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater
achievements of the future.

To wear a cheerful expression at all times and give a smile
to every living creature you meet.

To give so much time to improving yourself that you have no
time to criticize others.

To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong
for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.

To think well of yourself and to proclaim this fact to the
world, not in loud word, but in great deeds.

To live in the faith that the whole world is on your side,
so long as you are true to the best that is in you.

Have an amazing 2010!