How to Maintain a Positive Mental Attitude

Positive Mental Attitude

Learn to Maintain a Positive Mental Attitude

“No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you’ll find the positive side of things.”Demi Lovato

Do you find it difficult to maintain a positive mental attitude? Do you often find yourself saying things like “I just can’t cope” or “I just don’t have the strength to deal with this”?

Just being part of the human race is stressful, especially in today’s modern world.

With all the stress and frustrations that life throws at you, it can be easy to start thinking it’s too hard to cope with life’s trials and tribulations. This can make it very difficult to believe that it’s possible for you to ever have a positive mental attitude.

Developing a Positive Mental Attitude

For you to develop a positive mental attitude, the kind of attitude that can help you handle life’s trials and tribulations, it’s critical for you to develop the set of skills needed to give you the self-confidence that says, “Bring it on. No matter what it is I can deal with it.”

First you need to understand that everyone has the ability needed to maintain a positive mental attitude. If you didn’t you would have already given up and died.

When you were a kid you had to have a positive mental attitude, otherwise you would have never learned how to walk, or ride a bike or do arithmetic. That positive mental attitude allowed you to accomplish all of these things and more.

You can do the same today, you just have to dig up those skills out of the recesses of your subconscious mind, brush them off and start using them again.

So if you’re looking for the skills needed for maintaining a positive mental the following 4 techniques can help you pull them out of hiding and develop them to their fullest.

1. What’s the worst that could happen?

This is one of the best techniques possible for developing a positive mental attitude.

Whenever a challenging situation comes up take a moment to think about what the possible outcomes of your situation might be. A couple of good questions to ask are:

“How have I handled a similar bad situation in the past?” and

 “What’s the worst that could happen?”

Look, most people have terrible things happen in their minds but the truth is most of them never actually happen.

The tension and discomfort of these situations can be enough to drive you up the wall. But when you take the time to really examine the possible outcomes, you’ll likely find that your mind is playing more of a number on you that almost any outcome ever could!

So ask yourself, “Is this situation really as bad as I’m envisioning?”

When you take a step back to examine the possible outcomes you’ll most likely fine they are more manageable that you initially thought.

Also, whenever a new, uncomfortable situation arises, give yourself a little time to relax before tackling the challenge. This breathing room can give you the perspective you need to tell yourself, “I can do this!”

2. Stay Spiritual

“True religion is real living; living with all one’s soul, with all one’s goodness and righteousness.” Albert Einstein

Like Albert Einstein, most people who maintain a positive mental attitude have spiritual side. It’s a lot easier to achieve peace of mind and cope with a rough patch in your life if you maintain a spiritual connection.

Some people find constant prayer as a way to derive the strength needed to deal with tough situations and the peace to accept the outcome. Others find that meditation helps to reduce the stress and can give you better clarity about the challenges you face.

You can also use prayer and meditation in combination.

This doesn’t mean your spirituality needs to be tied to any religion. It can also be tethered to self-help ideas and concepts.

No matter how you connect to your spirituality you’ll find it much easier to achieve inner peace through it. Your spirituality will give you the wisdom needed to weigh through your troubling situations with the utmost clarity.

As a result you’ll be able to maintain your positive mental attitude.

3. Look for the Bright Side in Life

Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. – Zig Ziglar

Your success in life is based less on the situations you face and more on how you deal with them. You don’t know what you’re going to get in life; you just have to accept it.

So look for the bright side in life. Your positive outlook will help you effectively deal with the challenges you face.

In fact, a positive mental attitude can reduce a seemingly insurmountable hurdle into a minor bump in the road.

4. Believe You Already Have the Skills Necessary to Cope with Any Challenge

You are constantly growing and evolving.  This means you are changing every day.

Take a few moments to honestly take a look at yourself. Evaluate who you are. What makes you tick? What gives you a true sense of achievement?

By knowing who you are you’ll be better able to put the skills you need to use on the challenges you face.

This will bolster your positive mental attitude and give you the strength you need to achieve anything you set your mind to.

Start Putting these 4 techniques to Use Today

It’s easier than you think to develop a positive mental attitude that can help you cope with any difficult situation. Just remember that you have untapped potential, potential you can rely on, potential you can put to use today.

As you start practicing these techniques to develop your positive mental attitude you’ll begin to uncover that potential. You’ll discover that you’re innately more powerful than you may have thought possible.

After a while you’ll find that your positive mental attitude is so strong that absolutely nothing can break it.  Then you’ll truly be able to accomplish anything you set your mind to.

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About the Author

Wil Dieck is America’s #1 Mental Fitness Coach©. He is also the founder of Total Mind Therapy©, a system that uses Neuro Emotional Conditioning (NEC)©.

NEC is a system that uses the best of three highly effective processes, Advanced Hypnotherapy (Hypnosis), Neuro Linguistic Programming techniques (NLP) and the deep breathing meditative breathing techniques from Qigong, a Chinese Martial Art. He has combined them into one powerful system that can help you make quick and lasting shifts in your thinking and your behavior.

Wil is a Master Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner (NLP) hypnotherapist and Qigong Practitioner. His office is located in San Diego, CA.

He has taught hundreds of people in individual and business settings how to use Neuro Emotional Conditioning (NEC)© techniques in both their business and personal lives to develop a more positive mental attitude so they can build the life of their dreams.

Wil is available for individual coaching sessions and group presentations on how to use NEC or hypnosis and Neuro Linguistic Programming as well as the deep breathing meditation techniques from Qigong to develop the type of positive mental attitude that is essential for quickly and easily achieving your goals.

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