"Positive Attitude Changes Everything” is a backronym (or back acronym) of the word “pace.” The positivity saying is often used in business and in sports. “PACE—Positive Attitude Changes Everything” has been cited in print since at least 1975.
5 September 1975, The Daily Star (Hammond, LA), “District governor speaker for Rotary,” pg. 7, col. 1:
AMITE - Rotary Dist. 684 Gov. Jim Davis was guest speaker at the Amite Rotary Club recently. His topic was PACE-“Positive attitude changes everything.”
19 October 1975, Cumberland (MD) Sunday Times, J. Suter Kegg’s “Tapping the Keg,” pg. 44, col. 1:
Being a “positive believer” played a big part in his (Robert E. Mercer—ed.) ascent to Kelly’s top position—the presidency of the firm. It likewise made him an automatic selection as chairman of the areas PACE program—Positive Attitude Changes Everything.
21 January 1977, Manchester (CT) Journal Inquirer, “Letters To The Editor,” pg. 16, col. 4:
Why not support us in our school slogan, “PACE: Positive Attitude Changes Everything.”
18 Indian Run
Creativity in Nursing (and Other Professions)
By Shirley M. Steele and Frank L. Maraviglia
Thorofare, NJ: C.B. Slack
A creative manager sets the PACE: Positive Attitude Changes Everything. Also, he/she gives HOPE: Honesty, Organizational skills, Positive thinking, and a high degree of Enfhusiasm.
Recipe For Recovery
By Mary Blomgren, Ph.D.
Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse
PACE (POSITIVE ATTITUDE CHANGES EVERYTHING)
Make It Happen!:
Live Out Your Personal Brand
By Justin Honaman
Bloomington, IN: iUniverse
To this day, I keep this four-letter word on my white-board, in my Blackberry, and in my notebook: PACE POSITIVE ATTITUDE CHANGES EVERYTHING.
Google Groups: 12 Step Recovery
SLOGANS & SAYINGS
G.O.D. ~ Good Orderly Direction
K.I.S.S. ~ Keep It Simple Stupid
S.T.O.P. ~ Start Turning Over Problems
F.E.A.R. ~ Face Everything And Recover
Y.E.S. ~ Youth Enjoying Sobriety
C.R.A.P. ~ Carrying Resentments About People
H.O.W. ~Honesty OpenMindedness Willingness
P.A.C.E. ~ Positive Attitude Changes Everything
Y.E.T. ~ Your Eligible Too
N.U.T.S. ~ Not Using The Steps
H.A.L.T. ~ Hungry, Angry, Lonely & Tired
S.L.I.P. ~ Something Lousy I Planned
A Positive Attitude Changes Everything
By Kimberly Kennedy Bohannon | Submitted On June 19, 2008
Today’s Affirmation: I am happy and I share my joy with others.
A positive attitude is an important key to the success of your goals and dreams.
You can overcome any obstacle when you have the right attitude. One simple word for it… happiness!
Good Morning Everyone - Here’s to a positive and powerful day! A Positive Attitude Changes Everything http://bit.ly/wfAy #SMTB
7:12 AM - 6 Apr 2009
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@JillianMichaels P.A.C.E. Positive Attitude Changes Everything
8:49 AM - 18 May 2009
Positive Attitude Changes Everything ...P.A.C.E.
11:54 AM - 16 Jun 2009
my new marathon training mantra: set the PACE: Positive Attitude Changes Everything. @joshcoxrun @ryanhall3 #marathon @brooksrunning
7:51 PM - 29 Sep 2009