We can be positive or negative, enthusiastic or dull,
active or passive. We can
choose to fly high or lay low.
The biggest difference between all people is their attitudes. For some,
all activities and outlooks are enjoyable and exciting. For others, almost everything is a drudgery.
Our attitudes are maintained by the inner
conversations we constantly have with ourselves, both consciously and
The first step in changing our attitudes is to change our inner
about the company that you keep Negativity can bring you down. Always
remember that a positive attitude and outlook is infectious.
Never be afraid to share it! A
positive attitude does require strength and should be constant!
Here are some helpful hints to positive thinking:
The Five Cs of a Positive Attitude
Make a positive internal commitment to yourself, family, friends, to
constant learning, work, nature, and other worthwhile causes. Praise
yourself and others often. Reward
yourself! Dream of success. Live your dreams. Be
Keep your mind focused on important and worthy things. Set goals for the
future. Set goals and priorities for what you think and do. Visualize
actions for practice. Keep
positive images at hand to call on whenever needed.
Develop a strategy for dealing with problems. Learn to relax. Enjoy successes. Be honest with yourself and
with others. Be in the habit
of eating well and keeping a healthy physiology stand tall, chin up
Be courageous and strong. Change and improve each day. Do your best at all
times. Always look forward
and don't look back. See learning and change as opportunities. Try new
things. Read! Build your
positive vocabulary. Keep
track of your mental and physical health. Be optimistic.
a habit of your positive thoughts and outlook!
The positive attitude will become second nature and intuitively be
there for you at all times. Add music to your life.
Be in the
habit of eating well and keeping a healthy physiology stand tall, chin
up and smile!
honest and trustworthy. Have
good values. Never compromise
your values. Verbalize and
share your good values. Be a
good friend, wife, husband and family member.
show that people with these characteristics are winners in good times and
survivors in hard times.
for Building Positive Attitudes
|At work and in school, look
for positive people to associate with.|
|In every meeting, lecture and
class, look for one more interesting idea.|
|In every chapter, find one
more concept important to you.|
|With every friend, explain a
new idea you've just learned.|
|With every teacher, ask a
|Keep a list of your goals,
positive thoughts and actions.|
|Remember, you are what you
think, you feel what you want. |
|Make good decisions and
choices. Always consider your values!|
|Remember the Five Cs of
a Positive Attitude|