Keys to Developing a Positive Attitude
Learning how to feel more positive is something that a lot of people struggle with. This may have something to do with self-esteem and self-image and how they impact a person's attitude. Basically, if you feel that you’re nothing, then you’re going to act like a "nobody". If a person feels that they’re not good enough, then they’ll try to do their best at a level below potential, because that's the best they can do comfortably. People who tend to think more negative do not take on more challenges, simply for the fact that they don't want to be reminded of how empty life can be. The sooner you change your negative attitude to a positive attitude the better.
The first thing that you'll want to do is take a good long, hard look at yourself. Keep in mind that there are going to be qualities that you like and the qualities that you hate about yourself. Perhaps you think that you may a loyal friend, but you're not so well as a public speaking. There are a lot of things that a person simply can't do well (it's almost like it's not in their nature) and there are things that you'll have a passion for and perform extremely well. The key is passion. As soon as you take your negative attitude and make it a positive attitude, you'll be able to overcome some of your issues.
It is very important that you weed out your negative feelings. With this in mind be realistic with yourself and know that this will take some time and practice. When you feel the opportunity to shine, you should never hold back. You'll want to consider that there are times where you'll be able to overcome your challenges with grace, then there are going to be times where you are less than perfect. The key is to allow the negative and positive to balance each other out. As long as you don't make yourself overwhelmed with negativity, then you'll be able to overcome anything. One of the keys to success is definitely your attitude.
You may want to consider an attitude adjustments. When you feel yourself having a bad day or a negative thought, you'll want to take the thought or day and turn it upside down and make something positive out of it. You may have lost the championship, but you still went to state finals (a huge accomplishment). If you see a lot of negativity in your life, then it is only because you want to see the negative instead of the positive.
Finally, if you want to become a positive person then you need to let go of the act. A lot of people will put on an act. They will begin to act as if they are someone that they are not. It is very important that you stay true to yourself. This will help you to stay on track with your own personal goals. If you allow someone to make you feel less than successful, then you’re only punishing yourself. Basically, you can't allow others to get to you. You will need to block out the negative responses and just be yourself.
There are a lot of ways for you to become a positive person, but you will want to make sure that your life is going into a direction that suits you. You'll also want to consider taking the time to set goals that you want and not what others expect of you. If you start thinking for yourself first, you'll be able to find passion and motivation. Once you have passion or motivation, you'll feel like you can do anything and it's a wonderful moment to discover just how great your life is. When you stop wishing for the best and accept the things that you have, you'll appreciate your world more and also the hard work that you have already put into life.
Kimesha Coleman is a Self Esteem Enhancement Expert and Results Coach who works with women who tend to cater to others more and put themselves last on the list to get a clear vision for what they really want, and then I coach them through stuck points so they can achieve success. She offers a complimentary coaching session to new clients. Click here to schedule your session.