The Great Asset of a Positive Attitude

yesHaving a positive attitude is one of the most valuable assets to attaining success and is the foundation to building self-esteem and confidence. Its benefits are in living abundant, happy and peaceful lives. The way you see life or interpret life has to do with your attitude of mind. Your past beliefs and thinking create your perception of life.  Just as it was created with repetition so it to can be changed to better benefit you new ways of thinking.

The truth of being positive

Sometimes, you may wonder if some people are born leaders or positive thinkers. But the truth of being positive, and staying positive is a choice within each and every individual. You see, Building self-esteem and drawing lines for self-improvement is a choice, not a rule of thumb or a talent. It all begins with awareness and the choice to change for the best. God would not come down and did not come down from heaven and tell you – “Joe/Jane, you may now have the permission to have a positive attitude to improve yourself and your life”. A positive perception, self-esteem, and confidence are traits that are developed. Anything you desire can be developed and perfected with time, tools and experience of others and your own.

Building a positive attitude

Building a positive attitude leads to self-improvement, confidence, happiness, success, a positive vibration, and outlook on and for life. So, if we start to become responsible for who we are, what we have, what we do and what we think. It’s like a flame that gradually spreads like a brush fire from the inside and spreading outward. Until it engulfs everything.

It’s all about our minds. It all starts from the inside and works itself outward into our world, not from the outside in. Life begins in our minds, with what we constantly meditate upon with our thoughts, and yes it is your choice. Like having a positive attitude.

You have the choice to what you meditate upon with your thoughts, the choices you make and the actions you take. It’s about taking responsibility and creating what you desire. Life will not give you what you will not get up and go get. You must put forth some effort to receive, no matter what any law of attraction activists say, you must put forth an effort, some kind of work. Purchase a book on self-help, take a seminar on self-esteem, on confidence building, etc… and act upon the info learned.


When we develop self-esteem, we take control of our mission, values, and disciplines. Positive thinking/living brings about self-esteem which in turn brings about self-improvement, true assessment, and determination. So how do you start putting up the building blocks of a positive mindset? Be positive. Make the choice to have a positive attitude in your life, a positive outlook on life, in your world, in your reality. Be contented and happy.

Stay motivated to move forward and grow. Be appreciative. Tell people, show people that you appreciate them. Never miss an opportunity to be polite, to recognize other individuals existence. A simple smile and a hello will not only put a smile on others faces but it will be a blessing to you as well. A positive way of living will help inspire you to build a positive attitude, self-esteem, confidence and this will be your and others guide to self-improvement and success.

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