I have often said "where the mind goes, the body follows."
But did you know that the mind follows the words it hears?
Words can literally change your brain, according to Newberg & Waldman, co-authors of "Words Can Change Your Brain: 12 Conversation Strategies to Build Trust, Resolve Conflict, and Increase Intimacy."
A positive view of yourself will bias you toward seeing the good in others, whereas a negative self-image will include you toward suspicion and doubt.
Maybe Mike Dooley of www.TUT.com is right after all. Thoughts become things in our life. Choose the good ones.