Attitude is a psychological term that refers to a person’s prospective toward a specific target and way of saying or doing things. It represents an individual’s degree of like or dislike for an item. Attitudes are judgments. They simultaneously possess both positive and negative views of an individual towards as object.

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference” - Winston Churchill

Unlike personality, attitude is expected to change as a function of experience. Attitude can be changed through persuasion and we should understand attitude change as a response to communication.   

Positive Attitude: 

To achieve a success and lead a happy life, one should possess a positive attitude towards objects. These attitude objects can be anything ranging from things to circumstances.

“A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but will annoy enough people to make it worth the effect.”

Positive attitude helps to cope more easily with the daily affairs of life. Positive attitude helps in visualizing the bright side of life become optimistic and expect the best to happen in life.

Manifestations of Positive attitude:

• Positive , creative and constructive thinking

• Optimistic

• Motivation to accomplish ones goal

• Being inspired

• Choosing happiness

• Not giving up and looking at failures and problems as blessing in disguise

• Self-belief

• Displaying self-esteem and confidence

• Looking for solutions and being opportunistic.

A positive attitude can lead to happiness and success and change your whole life. Benefits of positive attitude being:

• Helps achieving higher goals and achieving success

• Success achieved faster and more easily

• More happiness

• More energy

• Greater inner power and strength

• The ability to inspire and motivate yourself as well as others

• Fewer difficulties encountered along the way to achieve the goal

• Gaining respect from people

• Achievement of mental peace and a happy life.

If you are developing negative attitudes and expecting failures and difficulties in your endeavours, it is the time to change the way you think. It is the time to get rid of all negativities and odds in life and march towards a successful life with a positive attitude and self-confidence.

Following are some of the ways to develop a positive attitude:

• Choose to be happy

• Look at the bright side of life

• Stay optimistic and be affirmative

• Find reasons to smile more often

• Contemplate upon the futility of negative thinking and worries

• Associate yourself with happy people

• Read inspiring and motivational stories and quotes

• Don’t be a dreamer; instead be a visionary. Visualize only what you want to happen.

• Learn concentration and meditation

• Learn the art to master your thoughts.

Remember “wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.”

According to Hugh Downs, a happy person is not the person in certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with certain sets of attitudes.

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