“The body will not let blood levels of calcium fluctuate based on food consumption. If dietary intake is inadequate, calcium will be pulled from the bones and delivered to the bloodstream.
“To better understand this, think about a savings account at the bank. During the childhood and teen years, young athletes are making deposits into their savings account (bone). Once they reach adulthood, their bodies make withdrawals if not enough calcium is consumed, or the account remains steady if calcium intake is plentiful. In childhood and adolescence, the bone account grows, just like an investment account. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case in adulthood–it’s all about maintenance and depreciation” (page 74).
“Attitudes toward aging can greatly affect the spirit. Those who view aging as a depressing, useless stage preceding death tent to report a lower quality of life than those who view aging as an opportunity to continue learning and understanding more about themselves and others. The latter attitude tends to promote a sense of joy and purpose” (page 100).
Sales Management (The Brian Tracy Success Library) by Brian Tracy
“Perhaps the greatest discovery in psychology in the twentieth century was the discovery of the self-concept. It turns out that there is a direct relationship between the self-concept of the salesperson (i.e., what the salesperson thinks, feels, and believes about himself) and the person’s level of sales performance.
“People sell effectively to the exact degree to which they consider themselves to be good at selling” (page 31).
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