attitude? You can choose your attitude, change your attitude,
or ignore your attitude, but first let's talk about what defines
the views of a person whether positive or negative.
sure you've heard someone say, "Gosh, does he have an attitude" or
"Wow, what a chip on her shoulder!"
But really what
are you saying? Is that person really walking around with a
"chip" precariously perched on her shoulder?
everyone knows you're talking about her attitude.
what is attitude? What is that chip?
perhaps you know someone who "always has a great attitude."
person is always "chipper" (funny how chip and chipper can mean
|What is physically happening
each "chip" or "chipper" person to answer the question, "What is
It's those thought processes
Are those thoughts positive
Are those thoughts influenced
circumstances such as "time of day, month or year?"
there unresolved issues "brewing" below a negative view...
that make us locked up and afraid...
physical bodies play a huge part in our mood, which is sometimes used
synonimously with attitude when we're answering the question, "What is
attitude?"Attitudes are learned behaviors...
she acts just like her mom."
Yes, she learned how to
act from her mother...
She learned her attitude from
her mother's behaviors...
So did attitude come first
or did behavior?
Did her mom's "behavior" cause her
Or did her mom's "attitude"
[which caused her behavior] affect her daughter's attitude?
with me a few minutes, I'm onto something here...
brings up an interesting question, "What comes first, behavior or
If our attitudes can come from:
1) Our physical well being (hormonal
fluctuations, diet, etc.)
2) Environment (learning how to act from
3) Suppressed anger, grief, fears
example, when you haven't eaten correctly (behavior), your
attitude can become grouchy - therefore causing your behavior to be
"grouchy? (causing a vicious cycle?)
The two are
interlinked quite a bit I'd say.
So let's say you've
learned an "attitude" from your mom. Now it's become a
habit...Attitudes are habits...
repeat them over and over again....
Lots of times
unconsciously. We let our bodies stay "stuck in a rut" so we
mentally stay "stuck in a rut."
Repeating again, and
again, and again, and again...Attitudes are perceptions...
the way you view something.
You could be
in a great mood, and then, suddenly come across someone or something
that puts you in a "bad" mood (or attitude.)
simply because of your "perception" of that object or person.Attitudes are judgments...
is very similar to "perceptions" above, but slightly different in that
they're more "rigid." A perception can sometimes be changed
than a judgment.
IMPORTANCE OF ATTITUDE
importance of attitude cannot be underestimated...
is everything...Attitude is more important than
For example, at work, a
co-worker may be "the best" in his/her field, but if you can't
get along with that person...
If he/she has "an
What usually happens? If the
boss gets offended enough, that person gets tossed out the door, right?
what if someone is really trying hard, has a great "attitude," but
absolutely no skill at the task?
will be given a few second or third tries before giving up.Attitude is more important than
You could be in a really bad
situation, but if you react in a negative way to that situation, what
The situation usually becomes worse.
if you react positively? Well, the situation may still be
insurmountable, but at least you'll be more stable and better able to
handle it as you move through it.
And, according to
of Attraction, if you can hold onto a great attitude while you go
through your present "reality," you'll be forming your next reality
that's coming down the pipeline.
POSITIVE & NEGATIVE ATTITUDES
we're answering the question, "What is attitude?" our discussion
wouldn't be complete without comparing the two attitudes of positive
and negative and the benefits/consequences of each.Briefly:
perspective will make everything in your life much harder if you are
filled with it...
Things don't go right and you
Which creates more spiral down.
sounds too depressing to keep talking about...
attitude means thinking positively about all the situations in your
The benefits of a
are many and overlap into every part of your relationships, health,
happiness, success and overall make life way more fulfilling and happy
as a whole.
Having a positive attitude is
aspect in your life. You can do it regardless of the problems in your
attitude helps you cope better with the daily "grind" of life.
You just don't let it bother you. Or in other
words, you choose
You have the power to change your
attitude at any given moment.
becomes easier, once you've combined positive thinking and attitude
Adopted the attitude of "I'm in charge and
I'm staying happy" as a way of life.
constructive changes to your life, and makes you
brighter, happier and more successful...
And is key
to staying positive.
Having a positive attitude in whatever you do will
make things more enjoyable and much easier. So, now that we've discussed:
The Importance of Attitude, and
and Negative AttitudesI'd like to leave you with a
couple of thoughts:
What is your
How can you move your attitude toward
habitually becoming more and more positive? ANSWER:
great way to change your attitude is through subliminal affirmations.
are "subliminal affirmations?" They are affirmations played
frequency that the human ear cannot audibly "hear" but where a
different part of the ear hears them.
subconscious is hearing new, positive affirmations while your conscious
or critical mind - the one that discredits new thoughts - gets by
The cool part is I've
created a program
to change your core beliefs by instilling positive affirmations that
help you learn to trust yourself on many deeper levels. It
has a sleep meditation where you can make change while you sleep.
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