How to maintain a positive attitude:-
Attitude is a choice. It is not something you are born with and is notsomething that comes easy. You have to work at it to stay positive.
The first step in maintaining a positive attitude is having the desire to be positive.Oncethat you have decided that you have the desire to maintain a positive attitude, it is time tomove on to the next step.
Positive attitudes are achieved through a few avenues.(1 - Positive Affirmation (2 - Law of Attraction Now
1) Positive Affirmation
- Positive affirmations program the subconscious mind to attractsuccess and improve your life. Affirmations are positive statements that describe adesired situation, and which are repeated many times, in order to impress thesubconscious mind and trigger it into positive action. In order to ensure the effectivenessof the affirmations, they have to be repeated with attention, conviction, interest anddesire.
2) Law of Attraction
- You get what you think about, whether wanted or unwanted. TheLaw of Attraction is neutral.
Another portion to maintaining a positive attitude is the ability to try. I have never met asuccessful person that was afraid of trying. Failure was noted by Thomas Edison as being1 step closer to success. Think where we would be if he had been negative about all thetimes he failed in making the light bulb.
The last step in maintaining a positive attitude is to surround yourself with positive.There are a ton of books, DVDs, and tapes out on Positive Attitudes, but for the most part, you need to be around people, places, and things that ooze the positive vibes.
How attitudes changes:-
How and why attitudes change or don’t change are both theoretically & practically important. Social psychologists have developed a number of theories toexplain attitude change. Four of the major theoretical approaches are learning theories,consistency theories, and self-perception theories. We also change our attitude by meansof combination (propaganda & persuasion).
(Early Learning Theories)This section might more accurately be called
behavioral theories of attitude change.
These theories were also developed during the 1950s and 1960s. During this time,learning theories reflected behavioral psychology. A major commonality of these theorieswas their emphasis on the stimulus characteristics of the communication situation.Staat's (Insko, 1967) work reflected the ideas of classical conditioning, and focusedalmost entirely on the formation of attitudes. Events in the environment create an1