Positive Thinking Is a Way of Life

Positive attitude can impact your academic achievement, personal life, health, and all other parts of your life.


Positive Thinking Is a Way of Life

A positive person anticipates happiness, health and success, and believes he or she can overcome any obstacle and difficulty.

To use it in your life, you need more than just to be aware of its existence. You need to adopt the attitude of positive thinking in everything you do.

With a positive attitude we experience pleasant and happy feelings.  Even our health is affected in a beneficial way.  Maintaining or developing a positive attitude requires work.  Click on the following link to find out three methods that can be used to develop a Positive attitude:  1) Learning to Control Your Attitude, 2) Valuing Yourself, and  3)Relieving Your Stress.

How to Develop a Positive Attitude Toward Life

2 thoughts on “Positive Thinking Is a Way of Life

  1. Teaching courses in thinking critically and creatively, I could not agree more; these learned habits of the mind are fundamental to defining, sustaining and giving our lives meaning, direction, purpose, and fulfillment. As I continue to plea my case — thinking critically and creatively should be required for all programs; if not, I trust being a critical thinker is woven into the fabric of the core curricula of all programs.

    For your reflection:

    Our thoughts determine our lives——————–

    1. “All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.” Buddha
    2. “Think you can, think you can’t; either way, you will be right.” Henry Ford
    3. “A man’s life is what his thoughts make it.” Marcus Aurelius
    4. “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts…take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.” Marcus Aurelius
    5. “Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.” Ernest Holmes
    6. “Our destiny changes with our thoughts; we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thoughts correspond with our desires.” Orison Swett Marden
    7. “Our best friends and our worst enemies are our thoughts. A thought can do us more good than a doctor or a banker or a faithful friend. It can also
    do us more harm than a brick.” Dr. Frank Crane
    8. “Change your thoughts and you can change your world.” Norman Vincent Peale
    9. “The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.” John Milton
    10. “Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.” Alice Meynell
    11. “A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.” Cicero
    12. “The body manifests what the mind harbors.” Jerry Augustine
    13. “You can promote your healing by your thinking.” James E. Sweeney
    14. “No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.” Helen Keller
    15. “If we are not responsible for the thoughts that pass our doors, we are at least responsible for those we admit and entertain.” Charles B. Newcomb
    16. “Optimism is an intellectual choice.” Diana Schneider
    17. “We are made kind by being kind.” Eric Hoffer
    18. “We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.” Kahlil Gibran
    19. “Self-image sets the boundaries of individual accomplishment.” Maxwell Maltz
    20. “If you prepare for old age, old age comes sooner.” Anon.
    21. “What we love, we shall grow to resemble.” Bernard of Clairvaux
    22. “Circumstances – what are circumstances? I make circumstances.” Napoleon Bonaparte
    23. “I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes.” Sara Teasdale
    24. “Some folks think they are thinking when they are only rearranging their prejudices.” Anon.
    25. “Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.” Henri Bergson
    26. “No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.” George Jean Nathan
    27. “What you think means more than anything else in your life.” George Matthew Adams
    28. “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” Norman Vincent Peale
    29. “They can because they think they can.” Virgil
    30. “The wisdom of all ages and cultures emphasizes the tremendous power our thoughts have over our character and circumstances.” Liane Cordes
    31. “”The life each of us lives is the life within the limits of our own thinking. To have life more abundant, we must think in limitless terms of abundance.” James Lane Allen
    32. “Somebody’s boring me; I think it is me.” Dylan Thomas
    33. “Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us, snow is exhilarating; there is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.” John Ruskin
    34. “You will suffer and you will hurt, you will have joy and you will have peace.” Alison Cheek
    35. “This, too, shall pass.” William Shakespeare
    36. “When there is no vision, people perish.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

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