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In the book Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude (which I just finished btw and highly recommend), the author Napoleon Hill refers to an article he once wrote, entitled “Contentment” which includes the following passage:
The richest man in the world lives in Happy Valley.
He is rich in values that endure, in things he cannot lose.

Are You Yes or Are You No?

I read somewhere that by the age of 5 children will have heard discouragement in the form of words like “no”, “don’t” or “stop” something like 5,000 times more than positive words like “yes.”
We can speculate on how this might affect kids, but the movie Yes Man, starring Jim Carey, offers some insight. The…