Is A Positive Mental Attitude The “Secret” To Success?

Is A Positive Mental Attitude The “Secret” To Success?


Sometimes it’s all about a simple change in your mental outlook that can make you more positive and happier.

Is A Positive Mental Attitude The “Secret” To Success?
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It’s been almost 10 years since the book “The Secret” (affiliate link) by Rhonda Byrne was released, along with a movie of the same name (if you don’t fancy reading!)

Even after all this time many books, blogs and T.V shows still reference this work and the idea behind it as a means to get the happiness you want.

The basic idea is that positivity breeds positivity, if you think in a positive manner this will have a positive outcome on events and actions around you. This is the “secret” of the title of the book (although Byrne calls this the “Law of attraction”.

How can we achieve this Positive Mental Attitude?

Realise You Can Change Your Attitude

We all have days when they seem to start under a cloud no matter how healthy we feel or organised we’ve been in the morning. If you’re feeling in a bad mood, see if you can find one positive in your day whether it’s the fact that they spelt your name correctly on your Starbucks order or the sun is shining. That one small ray of light can help shift your attitude.

Use Positive Words

Try to avoid negative phrases like “I can’t do that”, “that won’t work” and instead focus on the positives of what you can do and what will work.

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Improve Yourself

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Look To The Future

Make plans. Whether it be for you next holiday or a project you want to do around the house. Hive yourself something to look forward to and to aim for.

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Don’t Fear Failure

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Get External Motivation

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What do you think? Can you think yourself positive?

Have you read “The Secret”, and if so has it had an impact on your life? Do you think you can think yourself positive by using a few of the techniques listed above? Let us know in the comments.#

About The Author
Katy is always trying to be more productive one day at a time! Whether it's analogue, digital, motivational or psychological who'll try any system that will help her get things done and get organised. As well as running, she also loves making music and reviewing things.
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