By Philemon K. Gora
One of the biggest influences that we can use to our advantage in life is oneself. In particular, we can use our thoughts because they influence our feelings and therefore can have a profound effect on how deal with life in general. By learning to control our self-talk and turning it into positive self-talk rather than negative, which most people do unconsciously throughout the day, you can begin to gain more control over every aspect of your life and make essential changes.
Your ability to succeed in life largely depends on how you deal with life, a positive mental attitude leads to a confident and ultimately more successful person than one full of negativity which leads to lack of self-confidence and low self-esteem. By taking a positive attitude you look at life in a different way which leads to seeing good in people and the world which leads to optimism and success. Your quality of life is based on how you think and feel from moment to moment and changing the way you think can drastically change how you see life and deal with life.
The person who goes through life optimistic with a positive attitude is better able to deal with life and the problem which it sometimes throws at us. They are able to bounce and recover from problems or set-backs in life. The optimistic person will see the problem as nothing but a temporary set-back which they can overcome and move on. When looking at life in this optimistic way the person is able to take full control over their thoughts and feelings and turn a negative situation into a more positive one by simply altering the way they think. Since thoughts can either be positive. Since thoughts can either be positive or negative and you can only have one thought in mind at any one time then choosing the positive will keep your thoughts, feelings and actions optimistic which leads to a happier person who is able to achieve their goals much easier.