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Developing A Positive Mental Attitude

Nov 6, 2007
Because the development of a positive mental attitude can be a truly daunting task for many people, the best way to begin is with a plan. All truly great endeavors, such as the making of the Empire State Building or the creation of the United States of America, each began with a plan. If the plan is a good one to start, it can later be improved upon and made to be even better. The beginning, however, will require a good plan and a devotion to success.

Once the plan has been set into order, it is best to give it a real practical edge. How exactly will you carry out your plan each day? How will you keep an eye on your progress and give yourself a regular assessment about your attitude? Here are some tips to get you started and to make your plan for a positive attitude more successful.

First, decide on just two or three things that you could do better to make your attitude a more positive mental attitude each day. Some people consider daily meditation to be a great way of improving their mental attitude throughout the day. It is easy to assess your progress with meditation because you simply mark it on your calendar each day that you sit still for 20 or thirty minutes. Over time, as you see the days being marked off consistently, you will also begin to see an improvement in your ability to sit still and to achieve a more calm mind. Then, after you have proven yourself to be truly dedicated to the task, you can increase the time to 30 or 40 minutes each day. This is one way to build up a more positive mental attitude in your life.

Another tip for creating a more positive mental attitude is to practice exercising several times a week. This can improve your health and your general attitude. It can also give you more confidence and make you more attractive to other people. This can do wonders for your self esteem and eventually lead to a better attitude. This is also very easy to assess each day in terms of progress and practical improvements because you can set goals for yourself and mark them off on the calendar as you achieve them. Don't set your goals too high because you may not reach them and you may get discouraged too early. Set easy goals at first and pat yourself on the back when you achieve them. Save the improvements for after you have first proven yourself to be serious about following a plan.

Improving your mental attitude is really not that hard at any given time. The hard part comes when you first begin to feel that your plan is no longer interesting and you lose your excitement for improving. This is why it is good to increase your goal after a while and continue to mark the calendar even when you fail to live up to your goals. At least you are watching your progress and that is a lot more than you were doing before you started this new plan! Simple observation of yourself results in a positive improvement because you are applying the most powerful tool you have to your life. That's your own mind! Improving your mind starts with using your mind and the improvements will naturally follow from there. It just takes a little common effort and some perseverance and you will find that your attitude will change at dramatic levels once the basic foundations of the plan have been set into order. America wasn't built in a day and neither was the Empire State Building but they started with a good plan that they stuck to and finally carried out. You can also improve your attitude and eventually make yourself into a person who is full of happiness and bliss 100% of the time. If you believe you can do it, then it will come true!
About the Author
Gary Miller was the World's Leading expert on Negative Thinking until he lost approximately $3 Million Dollars because of a lifetime of negative thinking. To learn more about his Journey to a Positive Thinking Recovery and weekly FREE Positive Thinking techniques, you can visit his web site at: http://www.positivethinkingnow.com
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