Purposely Selecting A Positive Mindset

June 12, 2020 | Leadership & Management | Written by Mohamed Soliman

Can we purposely select our attitude every day? Most of us tend to let our situations pick our daily attitude on our behalf. We are in a good mood as long as we get up on time, the kids work together and get to school on time, the vehicle begins without a problem, we do not experience much traffic congestion on the way to work, the boss doesn't yell, our workload is workable, etc. This system can work great as long as whatever runs smoothly in our lives.

This could be the case for many days but not for all. For some, it might be the case for a minority of days. Circumstances don't always abide by our expectations. Mishaps occur. Delays occur. Spouses and managers can be challenging to please. Automobiles break down. Kids might resist our efforts to keep the schedule running efficiently. What takes place to our mindset then? If we don't make the effort to purposely pick a favorable attitude, we risk establishing a negative one at random.

How would our lives change if we consciously picked a favorable attitude each day? For starters, we would feel much better about our lives. We would pause to enjoy the smaller, more valuable moments in life, without feeling pressured to do more, be more, or show our value.

This sounds amazing, doesn't it? Is it really possible to feel that way all the time? Yes, but probably not in the way we are picturing it. Selecting a positive attitude does not imply that our lives will change into smoothly-flowing works of art and remain like that for the rest of the day.

Picking a positive attitude is a process. We will still experience problems, delays, mishaps, aggravations, arguments, fatigue, and fear. The trick is how we choose to respond to these experiences. Do we want to let them destroy our day, or do we pick to select ourselves up and look hopefully to the future once again? We do have the power to choose.

You may be asking what the point of a favorable mindset is. If we'll still experience negative scenarios, why trouble with picking a positive mindset? By selecting a favorable mindset each day, we are in fact bringing in more favorable experiences and reducing the likelihood of unfavorable experiences.

In this context, it's simple to see how a positive attitude would be powerful. Gradually, this resiliency starts to strengthen and empower us, which will reveal through in our temperament. We will start to notice positive individuals and experiences that more closely match our attitude, and our lives eventually change into more favorable, fulfilling expressions of pleasure.

And everything begins with a little thing called mindset. Again, this is a process. Go simple on yourself if you are attempting to adopt a more favorable mindset. Merely focus on developing a more powerful awareness of your mindset minute-to-minute moments in your everyday experiences. It takes some time to recognize the complete benefits of this type of mindset, but it is time well-spent. Prior to you know it, you'll be one of those people you admire for their perseverance and strength, and your life will transform in amazing ways.

How would our lives be different if we consciously picked a favorable mindset each day? Just due to the fact that we pick a favorable attitude doesn't mean that our lives will change into smoothly-flowing works of art and remain that method forever. If we will still experience negative situations, why bother with choosing a favorable attitude? By choosing a favorable mindset each day, we are actually drawing in more favorable experiences, and decreasing the possibility of unfavorable ones. Establishing a stronger awareness of our minute-to-minute attitude in our daily experiences is a good place to start!

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I am a certified life coach. You can visit my website at www.drsoliman.com.