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12
STEPS TO
DEVELOPING A
POSITIVE
ATTITUDE
Focus on what you are thankful for in your life. Identify one or
more things that went well for you each day.
KEEP A DAILY...
Have fun, balance work and pleasure; spend time with your
family and friends. Make time every day to do the things you
enj...
Eat healthy, exercise regularly, and get enough rest. It's hard to
be positive when you're feeling exhausted and run down....
Beware of television, radio, and newspapers: what kind of
messages are they bombarding you with daily? Try to keep
your ex...
Sit up straight, smile, walk proudly, and breathe deeply. Do
this for 60 seconds and you'll start to feel the difference
(...
Negative emotions indicate that your thoughts are negative.
You'll know it's time to shift mental gears.
MONITOR YOUR EMOT...
They will rub off on you. Maybe even consider starting an
informal optimist club where a group agrees to support each
othe...
Think about problems as challenges that need your creativity
to come up with solutions.
BECOME SOLUTION ORIENTED
8
Identify lessons learned after every project and every
situation.
LEARN FROM EVERY EXPERIENCE
9
Instead of, “these meetings are a waste of time,” try saying,
“I’m looking forward to talking about the new strategy in
to...
Extending a helping hand to those in need makes you feel needed
and worthwhile. Make it a habit to volunteer for charitabl...
While you can't control outside circumstances, you can control your
reaction to them. If you're currently working in a job...
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12 Steps To Developing A Positive Attitude

  1. 1. 12 STEPS TO DEVELOPING A POSITIVE ATTITUDE
  2. 2. Focus on what you are thankful for in your life. Identify one or more things that went well for you each day. KEEP A DAILY GRATITUDE AND VICTORY JOURNAL.1
  3. 3. Have fun, balance work and pleasure; spend time with your family and friends. Make time every day to do the things you enjoy. TAKE TIME TO PLAY. 2
  4. 4. Eat healthy, exercise regularly, and get enough rest. It's hard to be positive when you're feeling exhausted and run down. IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH. 3
  5. 5. Beware of television, radio, and newspapers: what kind of messages are they bombarding you with daily? Try to keep your exposure to negativity at a minimum. CUT OUT THE NEGATIVE. 4
  6. 6. Sit up straight, smile, walk proudly, and breathe deeply. Do this for 60 seconds and you'll start to feel the difference (Honestly! Give it a try right now!) ADJUST YOUR POSTURE. 5
  7. 7. Negative emotions indicate that your thoughts are negative. You'll know it's time to shift mental gears. MONITOR YOUR EMOTIONS. 6
  8. 8. They will rub off on you. Maybe even consider starting an informal optimist club where a group agrees to support each other in the effort of thinking positive. SPEND TIME WITH POSITIVE PEOPLE. 7
  9. 9. Think about problems as challenges that need your creativity to come up with solutions. BECOME SOLUTION ORIENTED 8
  10. 10. Identify lessons learned after every project and every situation. LEARN FROM EVERY EXPERIENCE 9
  11. 11. Instead of, “these meetings are a waste of time,” try saying, “I’m looking forward to talking about the new strategy in today’s meeting. ” PRACTICE USING POSITIVE LANGUAGE. 10
  12. 12. Extending a helping hand to those in need makes you feel needed and worthwhile. Make it a habit to volunteer for charitable organizations. Helping others allows us to be thankful for the blessing we have and helps us maintain a positive attitude. HELP OTHERS 11
  13. 13. While you can't control outside circumstances, you can control your reaction to them. If you're currently working in a job with a boss who is demeaning, make a conscious effort to tell yourself that his poor behavior can make you upset only if you allow it. CONTROL YOUR REACTIONS. 12

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