How To Cultivate a Positive Thinking And Positive Attitude

Dr. Purushothaman
October 3, 2013

I am very excisted to write this article as I strongly believe that positive attitude can indeed change something from bad to good. Let me start by asking you a question right now...

What thought is on your mind right now? Do you label your thought negative or positive? Now with that in your mind, let imagine that you are currently talking to a person, would you think that the thought that is currently on your mind is going to impact your interaction with that person? Would you think that it is going to impact your interaction with others positively or negatively?

You see, what is in your mind is going to be reflected in how you behave and how you behave is going to affect how you feel; and how you feel is going to affect your action.

Therefore, if what you have in your mind is positive thoughts, this is going to reflect in a positive behaviour as well. And if you behave positively, you are going to feel good and this is going to show in your action. You will act in a positive way.

Here's another question. When you enter a party filled with friends, do they all fall silent as if something terrible had happened? Or does everybody there perk up as if waiting for something exciting to happen?

You know what? The answer to this question will depend on your frame of mind.

Thoughts are very powerful. They affect your general attitude. The attitude you carry reflects on your appearance too. And it doesn't end there. Your attitude can also affect people around you.

The type of attitude you carry depends on you. It can be either positive or negative.

Positive thoughts have a filling effect. They are admittedly invigorating. Plus, the people around the person carrying positive thoughts are usually energized by this type of attitude.

Negative thoughts on the other hand have a sapping effect on other people. Aside from making you look gloomy and sad, negative thoughts can turn a festive gathering into a funeral wake.

A positive attitude attracts people, while a negative attitude repels them. People tend to shy away from those who carry a negative attitude.

Your attitude is also going to affect how you see the world. If you have a positive attitude, you will see the world from the bright side. On the other hand, if you have a negative attitude, you will always tend to see the world from the dark side.

That is the reason why people with positive attitude always have a lot of friends because people feel comfortable and happy around them. On the other hand, people with negative attitude will always shy away from people.

You have much to gain from a very positive attitude. Many studies have shown that a positive attitude promotes better health. Those with this kind of attitude also have more friends. projecting a positive attitude also helps one to handle stress and problems better than those who have a negative attitude.

Although it is impossible to keep ourselves from the negative things around us, you can still carry a positive attitude by focusing on the good things, the positive things in life.

You see, life is short. So why focus our energy on the negative things? Negativity can drag you down and drain your energy. It takes the same effort to think positively so why not choose to think positive instead of negative? Since positive thinking and positive attitude can give you so many positive benefits, why not focus all our energy and effort on the positive things in life?

If you can always think positively, this will reflect in your action. You are going to do positive things and produce positive result!

So, it really isn't that difficult to think and behave positively, is it? I hope you find this article useful and will put this information to good use.

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