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5. Expend effort and perseverance to achieve goals

6. Setbacks are a learning experience" remember, achievement is a process

7. Self-pity has no room here

8. Modify what needs to be changed

9. Don't get discouraged by anyone, including yourself

10. Rededicate yourself to your dreams and goals

11. Enjoy and relish your accomplishments, be they big or small

As I approach 80 years of life, I am convinced that your brain can make things better. Jogging has taught me that. I learned from a squirrel securing an acorn and watching her embellishing the accomplishment: it is easy to say "smell the roses," but hard to have a willing nose if you don't take the time to do it.

I've learned to run on the "high road."
If I come to a puddle, I do my best to go around it. If I can't, I jump in with both feet.
I've learned to notice and appreciate the beauty I see as I go down the road.
I've learned to live in the positive but I've learned how to live with the negative.
I run for my body.
I run for my mind.
But most of all "

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