A Positive Attitude Changes Everything. What is a positive attitude?. Popular definitions: Wikipedia : "is a concept in psychology. Attitudes are positive or negative views of an 'attitude object': i.e. a person, behavior or event” - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
A Positive Attitude Changes Everything
What is a positive attitude?Popular definitions:Wikipedia: "is a concept in psychology. Attitudes are positive or negative views of an 'attitude object': i.e. a person, behavior or eventDictionary.com: defines attitude as "a state of mind or a feeling; dispositionEhow.com: A positive attitude is a philosophy of approaching life with optimism and confidence.Read more
What is a positive attitude?Now, research-based, what is it? Subjective well-beingThe individuals current evaluation of his/her happiness - often expressed in affective terms, I feel good (Schwartz & Strack, 1999). Life Satisfaction . . . cognitive evaluation of ones life (Diener, 1984, p. 550). Its how you think!
Become a Master Thinker
Happiness FormulaDr. Ed DienerH = S + C + VH = Level of HappinessS = Set Point C = Conditions of Your LifeV = Voluntary Activities
Whats the Message?1. Determine why you are valuable
I cant/I have to!Must be nice/Lucky you!Well, at least you..You have no idea/People dont understand!Welcome to my world/Join the club!
2. Gain Perspective have a ruler
3. Process assumptions
Think before you speak! www.speakstrong.comUse your rulerApologize if necessary4. Get a venting partner
Social supportGive and takeDont abuse!5. Find your purpose
To End: If a dog were your teacher
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