Positive Words
  1. Safe
  2. Concerned 
  3. Protective
  4. Understand 
  5. Help others
  6. Experience
  7. Have grown 
  8. Enjoy
  9. Friends
  10. Compassionate
  11. Caring 
  12. Change
  13. Life
  14. Family
  15. Appreciate 
  16. Best self

Neutral Words
  1. Time
  2. Hobby
  3. Crafts 
  4. Reading
  5. Sports
  6. Dance

Negative Words 
  1. Disappoint 
  2. Problems
  3. Rebellious
  4. Stress
  5. Anxiety
  6. Unable
  7. Not allowed to
  8. Can't 
  9. Hurt
  10. Difficult
  11. Worry
  12. Never
  13. Bored
  14. ADD
  15. Shyness
  16. Lack of confidence 
  17. Careful
  18. Too much 
I never thought of my self as a negative person, actually I always say I see the glass half full, but this exercise has let me understand that I can be a bit hard on myself sometimes.  The column that has the most words is the "Negative Words" column, however it is only by 2 more words.  Most of the words in this column are words that represent prohibition such as can not, unable, never.  

This exercise has let me understand that I cannot continue to live my life using these words.  There is a quote that I once hear in a movie that says: "Don't let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game".  It uses the game of baseball and compares it to the game that is life.  In other words, you can't be afraid of failure because this will keep you from success.  These words that represent prohibition are very damaging to one's outlook of life and can harm a persons confidence.  For this reason, I will have as a goal to use less and less of these words, and instead more positive, loving, and reassuring words. 

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