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Session 2 positive thinking and attitude ( SMS )

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  2. 2. Learning Objectives of this topic <ul><li>Understand the role that positive thinking plays in human life. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn the impact of positive thinking in organizational context. </li></ul><ul><li>know the meaning, role and dimensions of negative thinking in human sufferings. </li></ul>
  3. 3. POSITIVE THINKING <ul><li>In order to understand how positive thinking works, and how to use it efficiently, it is important to understand the power and dynamics of negative thinking. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Do you often think about difficulties, failure and disasters? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you keep thinking about the negative news you have seen on the TV or read in the newspapers? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you see yourself stuck and unable to improve your life or your health? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you frequently think that you do not deserve happiness or money, or that it is too difficult to get them? </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>If you do, </li></ul><ul><li>then you will close your mind, </li></ul><ul><li>see no opportunities, </li></ul><ul><li>and behave and react in such ways, as to repel people and opportunities . </li></ul>
  6. 6. Faulty Thinking Processes <ul><li>Maladaptive Assumptions </li></ul><ul><li>Some people hold basic irrational assumptions that color their interpretations of events ,and </li></ul><ul><li>lead to inappropriate emotional reactions. </li></ul>
  7. 7. MOST COMMON IRRATIONAL ASSUMPTIONS <ul><li>It is a dire need for an adult human being to be loved or approved by virtually every significant other person in his community. </li></ul><ul><li>It is awful and catastrophic when things are not the way one would very much like them to be. </li></ul><ul><li>One should be thoroughly competent ,adequate, and achieving in all possible respects if one is to consider oneself worthwhile. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Human unhappiness is externally caused and people have little or no ability to control their sorrows and disturbances. </li></ul><ul><li>It is easier to avoid than to face certain life difficulties and self responsibilities. </li></ul><ul><li>One should be dependent on others and need someone stronger than oneself on whom to rely. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>One’s past history is an all important determinetof one’s present behavior and because something once strongly affected one’s life, it should indefinitely have a similar effect. </li></ul><ul><li>One should become quite upset over other people’s problems and disturbances. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The idea that certain people are bad wicked ,or villainous and that they should be severely blamed and punished for their villainy. </li></ul><ul><li>The idea that there is invariably a right, precise, and perfect solution to human problems and that it is catastrophic if this perfect solution is not found. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Any strange situation should be regarded as dangerous. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Positive Thinking <ul><li>Our present attitudes and assumptions are habits, built from the feedback of parents, friends, society and self, that form our self-image and our world-image. </li></ul><ul><li>All of our feelings, beliefs and knowledge are based and maintained on our internal thoughts, both conscious and unconscious. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Thoughts are very powerful, </li></ul><ul><li>They affect our whole attitude, and, </li></ul><ul><li>The attitude we carry reflects in our appearance ,in our personality………….. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>And it doesn't end there. </li></ul><ul><li>It also affects heavily people around you. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Research shows that, &quot;... people who begin consciously to modify their inner conversations and assumptions report an almost immediate improvement in their performance. Their energy increases and things seem to go better ...&quot; </li></ul>
  16. 16. What is Positive Thinking? <ul><li>Positive thinking is a mental attitude that sees the bright side of life. </li></ul><ul><li>Positive thinking is a mental attitude and state of mind, which focuses on the full half of the glass and not on the empty half. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a mental attitude that expects positive results. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>A positive thinker does not refuse to recognize the negative , </li></ul><ul><li>He refuses to dwell on it. </li></ul><ul><li>Positive thinking is a form of thought which habitually looks for the best results from the worst conditions. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Positive thinking is a deliberate process and, </li></ul><ul><li>A matter of choice. </li></ul><ul><li>Positive thinking will work if you are willing to work at it. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>People with a positive frame of mind think about possibilities, </li></ul><ul><li>growth, </li></ul><ul><li>expansion and success. </li></ul><ul><li>They expect happiness, health, love and good relationships. They think in terms of 'I can' , 'I am able' and 'I will succeed' . </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Positive thinking manifests in the following ways: </li></ul><ul><li>Optimism. </li></ul><ul><li>Positive attitudes. </li></ul><ul><li>Constructive thinking. </li></ul><ul><li>Creative thinking. </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Expecting success. </li></ul><ul><li>Looking at failure and problems as blessings in disguise. </li></ul><ul><li>Motivation to accomplish your goals. </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Being inspired. </li></ul><ul><li>Choosing happiness. </li></ul><ul><li>Not giving up. </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Believing in yourself and in your abilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Displaying self-esteem and confidence. </li></ul><ul><li>Looking for solutions. </li></ul><ul><li>Seeing opportunities. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Few actions and tips to help you develop the power of positive thinking <ul><li>Always use only positive words in your inner dialogues. Use words such as, I can, I am able, it is possible, it can be done, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not heed negative thoughts. Calmly refuse to think these thoughts, and substitute them with constructive happy thoughts. </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>In your conversations with other people use words that evoke scenes of strength, happiness and success in their minds. </li></ul><ul><li>Before starting with any plan or action, visualize clearly in your mind its successful outcome. If you visualize with concentration and faith, you will be amazed at the results. </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Read at least one page of inspiring literature every day. </li></ul><ul><li>Watch movies that make you happy. </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to the news and read the papers, but do that sparingly and with detachment. </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Always sit and walk with your back straight. This will strengthen your confidence and inner strength. </li></ul><ul><li>Walk, swim or engage in some other physical activity. This helps to develop a more positive attitude. </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Think positive and expect only favorable results and situations, even if currently your life is not as you wish it to be, and in time your mental attitude and your life circumstances will change accordingly. </li></ul>
  29. 29. The Benefits of a Positive THINKING: <ul><li>It promotes better health </li></ul><ul><li>Helps achieving goals and attaining success. </li></ul><ul><li>Success achieved faster and more easily </li></ul><ul><li>More happiness. </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>More energy. </li></ul><ul><li>Greater inner power and strength. </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to inspire and motivate yourself and others. </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>Fewer difficulties encountered along the way. </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to surmount any difficulty. </li></ul><ul><li>Life smiles at you. </li></ul><ul><li>People respect you. </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>Negative attitude says: you cannot achieve success. </li></ul><ul><li>Positive attitude says: You can achieve success. </li></ul>