Do you think it is possible to have a positive personality? Is it possible that people are born with it or do they develop this kind of personality somewhere along the line? Well, it is possible to have a positive personality, and it is also possible to develop such a personality, as we will be discussing in this section. What you eat has an effect on the state of your health and general appearance, right? In the same way, your mental diet plays a great role in determining your personality and every other thing that happens to you in life.
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A positive personality will have a great effect on your levels of success and happiness, even though some people may tend to disagree. By feeding your mind with positive information and ideas, books, positive conversations with positive people, and positive thoughts, there is a chance you will develop a more positive personality. You begin to enjoy better self-confidence and become more influential, persuasive, and powerful. The computer inclined people say “Garbage in, garbage out.” The same thing applies in your mind, “Good in, Good out.” Eliminating negative thoughts and ideas from your mind can free you from shackles and bring about positive transformation in your mind. Check out my other blogs such as, “Top 3 Strategies to Quickly Grow Your Business“.
Mental fitness is very similar to physical fitness. Your job is simply to be the best you can be, all of the time. Better self-esteem and a positive attitude can also be developed with the required amount of training and practice, just like in physical fitness. Remember I said that it is possible to build a mental attitude. Here are the best ways to get the job done;
Ways to Improve Positive Personality
Speak positively to yourself
Positive self-talk is a way to develop a positive personality. Use positive statements and affirmations. Target yourself in the personal statements. Say something like “I like myself,” “I believe I can do it” Psychologists believe that inner dialogue plays a huge role in making one have a positive day. If you do not talk to yourself positively and constructively, you would, by default, have a bad day because of worry and anxiety. See your mind as a vacuum, it cannot remain empty forever. You either fill it with positive thoughts or negative thoughts creep in.
This is a powerful trait of every human, even though some do not use it as positively as it is meant to be used. Even before you start something, see yourself as having succeeded. The best way to do this is to create an exciting picture of what you expect and replay this exciting picture over and over again. Any improvements in your mental picture will help improve your goals, according to psychologists. Whatever you see yourself as in the mental picture begins to materialize even before you put in more effort.
Train and develop yourself positively
Most people start with limited resources both mentally and physically. But there is a way to conquer this problem; start developing and training yourself positively. Most people at the top today started at the bottom, but with the right level of development and training, they were able to make it to the top. They did so while developing a positive attitude toward life. Someone once said, “Formal education will make you a living, but self-education will make you a fortune.”
Eat good mental food
Yes, I am using ‘food’ in the same context as actual food. If you eat good food, your body will be a lot better and you will be physically sound and healthy. In just the same way, when you eat good mental food, your mind will be in good shape, and you will be fit mentally. Instead of mental junk, feed your mind with a mentally balanced diet. The kinds of mental foods you may need are things that are inspirational, motivational, and educational.
These ideas will make you feel happier and more positive about your abilities. It could be a CD, a podcast, a book, a magazine, or a video. Whatever it is, feed your mind the right type of food and you will develop a more positive attitude toward life. When you learn new things that can develop your body and mind, your brain releases “happy hormones” that make you feel happy. Everyone wants that, but it is all up to you.
Surround yourself with positive people
The kind of people you live with, work with or have interactions with daily have an important role to play in how your positive attitude will be developed. This is something not many people know about, but surrounding yourself with negative people will definitely bring negativity into your life. People around you have the power to influence your self-talk and confidence, and the result is not so good. Surround yourself with winners and positive thinkers, and you will see a clear result on your positivity levels in life.
Develop positive health habits
Take complete charge of your physical health. Resolve that you will lead a long prosperous and healthy life. Eat balanced diets, drink enough water, exercise more often, sleep well, avoid stress, and do any other thing that will keep you in a good physical state. You will be surprised by the effect it will have on your positivity levels.
Always have positive expectations
This will help you have positive outcomes because you already have a positive expectation. Whatever it is you expect with self-confidence becomes your self-fulfilling prophecy so develop positive expectations for whatever it is you do.
These are ways to develop a positive personality. Do all these, and I bet you will develop a more positive attitude to life. Remember, positivity is the building block of success. If you liked this blog, please like and share it with friends and family. I would also love to hear and read your views, thoughts, and comments on this blog.
Recommended for further reading:
- Happy: Finding joy in every day and letting go of perfect
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey
- Mindset – Updated Edition: Changing The Way You think To Fulfil Your Potential
- The Miracle Morning: The 6 Habits That Will Transform Your Life Before 8AM
- Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action