Dr. Myles Munroe
Attitude is the word that guides our life and our way of living. It depends on us how we want to approach towards it. It makes our life either fun to live or full of depressing moments. This is an emotional state that all of us experience.
Attitude means having a neutral, negative or positive outlook towards different things or situations of life. Most of the attitudes can be an effect of what we observe around us. These attitudes may affect our behaviors at a later stage. A positive outlook aids us in dealing with the problems of life. It gives an optimistic perspective to a person and helps him in preventing the negative thoughts coming up in his mind. This will bring out some productive transformation in one’s life and give them a vivid, successful life. This will make you see a better side of life and award them with strength of character and a more developed mind. One can achieve a positive outlook by looking at the optimistic side of life, creative thinking, looking for a source of inspiration, motivation that will lead you to your goal, always trying for success, not getting disappointed by the hurdles, never let go of confidence and self-esteem in failures, and finding a solution to the problems of life instead of crying over them. This way you will develop your inner self and add more happiness to your life.
This will encourage you to desire for more in life and achieve it effortlessly. This way you can explore positive attitude that lies hidden in the negativities of life. It says that failure doesn’t mean that you are not capable of it. It just means that you have not put in the efforts enough to complete that task. Believing in one’s own self is another way that will lead to a positive attitude towards life. Discarding worries is another thing that can help you develop a positive attitude. Involving oneself in things that motivates and inspires him will bestow a life full of happiness and improve your overall personality. It is always advisable to avoid things and comments that de-motivates you, it is also better to stay away from people who do not appreciate you.
Yoga is one of the aspects that can help you achieve positive attitude. There are three approaches by which yoga aids in attaining a positive attitude. These are awareness, attitude and acceptance. Awareness refers to the thinking process. That is we should be aware of what we are thinking and how our mind is working. We should make it a habit to analyze whatever we think. Yoga helps us in changing our perspectives for the good. For example, if you don’t like a person and can’t stand him for a moment then start looking for one positive thing in him. And recall the same quality whenever you confront that person. This will surely change your attitude for that person, though this will happen gradually. Last but not the least, is the acceptance. Awareness, no doubts make us finicky and critical about our own self, but acceptance of what is negative in us and putting in an effort to negate it takes us a step forward in understanding our self thus, leading to self-development. It makes us feel a genuine kindness and respect for ourselves. This way we can see ourselves rising up from the ground level to the spiritual level. Accepting the negativities of life as natural and that difficulty are a part of everyone’s life will give more strength to understand then with a calm mind and deal with them.