In life, attitude is everything. We’ve all been told that our attitude determines our altitude. Most people have much more control over their own happiness and success than they dare to realize.
The fact is, we all have control over our own minds, and in turn, our feelings. It is when we exercise that control that we are able to fully experience our greatness.
Here are two strategies to protect your mind from negativity and foster a winning attitude towards creating prosperity in your life.
Tip #1 Make a decision to trust your instincts!
As you journey toward success, you will connect with people who will open up doors of knowledge and opportunity for you. Be open-minded and grateful for these experiences, but always trust your gut.
Don’t allow yourself to bend to the will of someone else if it goes against your instincts. We are all given one of the most precious gifts of all: intuition. You must develop the courage to use your gut level intuition.
Tip #2 Don’t Seek Out Approval From Others!
Sometimes it’s best to resist the urge to share your excitement about what you are doing. People may not react the way you would hope, and you may feel deflated.
Disappointing reactions from people can undercut your enthusiasm.
Work diligently to build up your self-confidence and self-esteem and simply refuse to have your feelings hurt. If necessary, keep your positive energy inside, where it does the most good.
Instead of gushing about yourself, show genuine interest in the lives of others, with confidence that you are on the right path for you.
Have you ever looked back on an event in your life and thought: “Why did I let that person make me doubt myself?” Learn from it, and correct it. Keep a safe distance from people in your life who don’t believe in you.
Work towards strengthening yourself emotionally and remember that someone’s opinion of you doesn’t have to be your reality.
Embrace your own mind; your taste, your style, your passions. When the way you feel about yourself is unaffected by the way others feel about you, a power shift occurs. Your confidence will radiate and those around you will feel it. You become unstoppable.
Let your victories and failures be on your own terms. Learn and grow from both, and above all, enjoy the ride.
In Pursuit of Greatness,
As a professional speaker and author, Les Brown has risen to national prominence by delivering a high energy message which tells people how to shake off mediocrity and live up to their greatness. Visit his web site at www.LesBrown.com
-What do you think of the ideas above? What if anything would you add?