Positive attitudes only, please.
It’s easy to fall victim to negative thinking. I must admit that for a very long time, nearly all of my thoughts were negative.
No matter how hard I tried to change this, it never seemed to work. So I got to a point where I just learned to accept that I always assumed the worse and that it was no reason for me to stress about.
Then one day I was talking to my mom and I noticed she kept correcting all of my statements. I don’t remember what I was talking about, or what her exact response was, but it was somewhere along the lines of “the mind is a powerful tool.” She was telling me that if I continued to focus on all the bad things that were happening to me, then that would be all that I could see. It would keep me down. But, if I was smart then I would realize that by simply changing my way of thinking I could start to see a positive change in my life.
As someone who has to make an active effort every day to remain positive no matter what, I can tell you it can be tough. However, I have found that the people who surround you play a huge part in helping a person keep a positive attitude. If they are positive that energy easily starts to rub off.
So, if you’re with a guy who is struggling to look at life in a positive way, then challenge him to change his perspective. Having a positive attitude can improve his health, relationships, and overall success and bump up his overall happiness.
If he’s always feeling down, send some positive quotes his way! The good thing about quotes is he can always reference them when he finds it hard to remain optimistic. Over time he will notice that his life has changed for the better, and he will have you to thank for it.
Listed below are 25 quotes about having a positive attitude that you can share with him to help push him in the right direction.
1. Don’t let go of your freedom to choose.
“A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.” — Joyce Meyer
2. Don’t waste time on negative thoughts.
“Your attitude determines your direction.” — Unknown
3. Surround yourself with positive people and you’ll be more likely to spread positivity.
“Attitudes are contagious — is yours worth catching?” — Unknown
4. Let your first impression be a positive one.
“Watch your attitude. It’s the first thing people notice about you.” — Unknown
5. Only focus on the things you can control.
“The two things you are in total control over are your attitude and your effort.” — Unknown
6. You can do anything you put your mind to.
“In order to succeed, you must first believe you can.” — Unknown
7. The change starts with you.
“A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results.” — Wade Boggs
8. Negative thoughts can only produce negative actions.
“A negative mind will never give you a positive life.” — Unknown
9. Create a habit of positive thinking.
“How to be positive- Say ‘I can,’ instead of ‘I can’t!’ Smile more. Be optimistic. remember you are in charge. Be thankful. Forget about regret. Do nice things for others.” — Unknown
10. Choose to rise above.
“I will face whatever comes today with a positive attitude.” — Unknown
11. Change your way of thinking and watch how your life changes for the better.
“A positive attitude will lead to positive outcomes.” — Unknown
12. Positivity is the key to a happy life.
“For maximum happiness, peace and contentment, may we choose a positive attitude.” — Thomas S. Monson
13. Change your perspective.
“Nothing goes to waste on the journey of life. Both good and bad experiences shape your mind and heart for what is to come.” — Leon Brown
14. You are what you think.
“Think like a proton, always positive.” — Unknown
15. The perfect couple.
“A positive attitude and a sense of humor go together like biscuits and gravy.” — Unknown
16. There is no time like the present.
“You don’t need a new day to start over, you only need a new mindset.” — Unknown
17. For he who has the ability to keep a positive mind possesses all the power.
” A positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible.” — Winston Churchill
18. Set the tone for your life.
“Think positive, be positive and positive things will happen.” — Unknown
19. Be a glass half full kind of guy.
“Today instead of thinking about what you are not, try thinking about all that you are!” — Unknown
20. Your attitude can be the difference between greatness or mediocrity.
“Ability is what you are capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” — Lou Holtz
21. Change comes from within.
“All you can change is yourself, but sometimes that changes everything!” — Gary W. Goldstein
22. People can only steal your joy if you let them.
“No one can ruin your day without your permission. Remember that.” — Unknown
23. Adjust your lenses.
“If you look for positive things in life, you will find them.” — Unknown
24. Life is what you make it.
“The day is what you make it! So why not make it a great one?” — Steve Schulte
25. The challenge will make you stronger.
“Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.” — Unknown