7 Powerful Words To Help You Through Life

Personal development books or articles, mention the essence of a positive attitude. Whether using the exact words or paraphrased, it is hard to miss hints about positivity.

Keep a positive attitude.

Mindset is everything.

If you wish it, you can get it.

Know that everything takes time to deliver the results you desire.

If you can’t climb a mountain today, climb a hill.

Yes, you can!

Positive attitude is the chief ingredient for success. Coupled with working smartly, consistently, and truthfully. Even though looking for the best in everything when something is skidding to the wrong lane is hard, friend(s) or your virtual self may decide to chip in to bring out the vibrant and ambitious version of their friends.


Having friends working in different professional spheres (IT departments, food outlets, communication, clothing stores, and agriculture) has taught me there is enough for everyone. We need each other.

One sunny afternoon, Sam and I were complaining about the minimal or no income we were making. After an hour of whining, I suggested extensive analysis of our activities, and attending leadership and networking forums as often as possible.

That said and halfheartedly agreed to, I wrote one of my favourite quotes on sticker notes and gave it to him.

I have not failed. I just found 10000 ways that did not work.

– Thomas Edison

We extensively analyzed each other’s situation, to see what to change, add, or eliminate. After parting, instead of the cliché “I wish you the best”, I messaged, “I wish you what you wish yourself” and he was more than thrilled.

From that day onwards, whenever he says he is pitching a new client or sending a job application, I always wish him what he wishes himself, and vice versa.

Sam: Ever since you sent the message, I no longer label myself a loser or incapable. It’s a challenge! Sometimes when I’m alone, I imagine my virtual-self uttering the words and immediately get rid of negative thoughts.

Thus, if searching for a job, pitching new clients, seeking challenging opportunities that allow you to grow, or any other, I wish you what you wish yourself.

Are You My Kind Of Friend?

I have quite a number of friends. There are those I genuinely like to be around and those, just like everyone else, I’d be better without.

I don’t like cutting people off, but in most cases, I find myself with people who I can’t tell how we became friends. Maybe my expectations are quite high but, let’s be frank, what’s the purpose of sticking around people who simply don’t care?

To avoid cutting people off, I decided to have my very own ‘To be my friend you have to’ kind of list. Check it out and you can most definitely use it.

Someone who likes the things I like

Oh yes! Can you imagine having a friend who doesn’t like the things you like? I mean, are we even friends? I like Ellen de Generes you must adore her to be my friend. Are we together?

I was hanging out with someone a couple of weeks ago. I couldn’t believe it when he said he finds TV series a waste of time. Holy Christ, I live for TV Shows! There and then I knew that that was the last time we were ever hanging out. Ha-ha! I know am childish.

Someone Caring

“Buddy! You’ve been awfully quiet lately, what’s up”, “Jad, I heard you’re looking for a job, I’ll talk to my boss to see if there is room for you.” Having such a friend is a dream come true. A friend who is ready and willing to make you there equal, financially and regularly checks up on you, I believe that that is a caring friend. Care is always both ways, if I care, I expect you to show me some love.

A go getter, someone ambitious

Hell yeah, I don’t like laggards. To be my friend, my close friend you have to be a go getter, to be ambitious, serious and most importantly know what you want.

Who wants to be close to someone who’s just there? Day after day…I know what you might be thinking “Oh Jad, chill…don’t be such a bore” I believe in life, there are two kinds of people, those who get what they want and those who simply don’t. I want to dominate with friends who get what they want.

Fun and outgoing

Oh God I love to have fun. Whenever I get the opportunity to do something crazily awesome, I have to take it and you, my good friend; you’ll have to tag along. You can’t be just there. Lol! I know you know people who are just there; a friend of mine uses the word zombie. For me it doesn’t necessarily mean being out going, but hey, just be fun.

Someone Religious

Let me be honest with you here, I am a Christian. How can I be an ally to someone who doesn’t believe in God? No way! You don’t have to be a Christian but you have (mark the word have) to be religious.

At least with that I know you got morals, there lines you simply cannot cross because religion, for me, brings morals.

Obviously that’s not it, there are so many other stuff that I check out for like honesty, loyalty, being trustworthy and even not being judgemental.

Be sure to use, my kind of friend list, if you doubt some of your friendships.