Maintaining a positive mental attitude can be challenging. Many people hold onto visions of unhappiness in their minds. Their negative experiences make them feel that no matter how much they try, they are bound to be unhappy. For example, someone who has lost their job in the past will always be afraid of getting fired. However these thoughts only lead to a vicious cycle and ultimately the realizations of their own negative expectations. On the other hand, people who achieve success in one job often continue achieving greater success, creating a positive cycle. The difference between these two types of people is the image they have in mind: positive and negative.
The human mind is like a magnet that attracts people of a similar disposition. Dark thoughts attract negativity. Those who hold images of success in their mind will draw people of a similar nature. So hold a positive vision and exercise the strength of character that attracts happy, successful people.
Another method for creating a positive attitude is to invent or discover something new every day. People who set new goals each day and make new discoveries project a positive aura around them. These people are always ready to try new methods, and so they are unaffected by the pessimism of others.
Building up physical strength is another way of maintaining a positive mental attitude. A feeling of unhappiness sometimes comes from a lack of physical strength. If you are tired, it is easier to become negative.
Being active, creative, setting new goals, and building up physical strength every day are all great ways to keep positivity around you. It is important to always be mindful about what you can do to maintain a positive attitude.
Consider this: What kinds of thoughts are occupying your mind right now? Are they positive or negative?
Try this: Try being more creative and make new discoveries every day.
Suggested reading: Guideposts to Happiness