|Thought of the day|
|I recently was listening to the audio version of Napoleon Hills Book Positive mental attitude and subsequently was thinking that I would write this post and go through 7 of my favorite things you can do to develop a positive mental attitude. A positive attitude is where you feel that you have the ability to control your world and the events in it. So, what are the 7 things you can do to develop your positive mental attitude? Well we will start with …Positive Self Talk
I will not spend too much time on this as I recently wrote about positive self-talk and you can read more about this topic here
But what I will say is that positive self-talk is vital to the success of any athlete, any business owner ,or anyone that is working towards their goals and desires. Seeing that most of us are consumed by the negative self-doubting little voice that is constantly attempting to bring us down to the level of dirt ,and unfortunately most of the people on this planet believe the little voice in their head. The second key to a positive mental attitude is…
What is positive visualization? Well it basically means that you work at controlling your mental pictures. It is my experience and that of countless others, for example in Dr Maxwell Maltz bestselling book psychocybernetics , the primary exercises in that book revolve around mental imaging. Due to the law of correspondence what is on the outside relationships, finances, and any other area In your life, there tends to be relationship to the images of self that you carry on the inside. All of this comes down to self-image the core of Dr Maltz’s book. All improvement in your life needs to start in how you construct mental images of you! Change how it is you see yourself on the inside and it won’t be long before the outside changes. Well moving on to the third key it is ..
Positive Mental Food
It is vital to the success and development of you, that you pay close attention to what you watch on TV, my suggestion is that you don’t watch TV or read the newspapers, if you are going to read anything read things that are going to feed your mind with positive suggestions and will assist you in the directions of your goals. You Would be amazed at how much time you will have if you were to cut out TV alone.
A study done at Harvard came up with an expression they call your reference group , what a reference group basically refers to is the people you deem yourself to be like, for instance your first reference group while growing up would be your direct family, then it would be friends at school, then clubs or associations you may be part of. And how it works is each time those people in that group, profession they become part of your reference group. See, we will become like the people we spend time with so if you are associating with people that are negative then guess what you will find it difficult to stay on track and be positive. Simply because there is so much of it in our world. I will ask you this, Why is it there is no, only positive newspapers on the stands? Why because they don’t sell, people want the smut and the negative in their lives and if you don’t make the choice to stay clear of that, then it will only be a matter of time before you become it. Moving on to the 5 key which Is …
Things like books, seminars and any other thing that is positively influencing your thinking and way of being, is important as information and technology change we have to continually be adapting and changing or growing as well. See, in life we can’t do anything alone ,so if we are to look at success it has a lot to do with other people and their influence on you. This is not to say that you can’t do it alone ,but the truth is it will be very difficult. Moving on to number 6….
Positive Health Habits
Positive health habits are crucial to the overall success you have, this alone will help you immensely with developing a positive mental attitude, and keeping it. If you exercise eat well, meditate and other things that will improve you physical and mental health you will see vast improvement in your development.
This is one that is often missed or rarely executed in any regular fashion; it is known that self-development seminars, as good as some of them are, will be not worth anything if you don’t take action.
So positive action, along with the other six steps when done consistently will lead to a life that you desire and deserve. So get moving and take some positive action now!
|Joke of the day|
|One day a salesman stopped by the Jammer Jones farm, knocked, and Jammer’s wife Frannie came to the door.”Is your husband home, Ma’am?” he asked.
“Sure is. He’s over the cow barn.”
“Well, I have some important items to show him, Ma’am. Will I have any difficulty finding him?”
“Shouldn’t…He’s the one with the beard and mustache.”
|Have a great day!Regards,