Attitude Essay

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ttATTITUDE IS OUR GREAT ASSET/ ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING “Better keep yourself clean and Bright, You are the window through which you must see the world” * George Bernard Shaw “Attitude is a secret power working 24 hours a day for good or bad” What is Attitude? A way of thinking of feeling about someone or something (oxford dictionary) A mental filter through which your experience the world. A filter of optimism (the glass being half full) A filter of pessimism (the glass being half empty) Difference between a positive attitude and a negative attitude negative | positive | I can’t | I can | problems | solutions | Find fault in others | Look for good in others | Focuses on what is missing | Counts his or her blessings | See limitations | See possibilities | YOUR ATTITUDE IS YOUR WINDOW TO THE WORLD Everyone starts with a clean mental window. Look at the attitude of a child learning to walk. At some point the window gets dirty. What happens? Get splattered by criticism from parents/teachers Get smudged by ridicule from peers Get smeared by rejection Get soiled by disappointment Get clouded by doubt What next? The dirt keeps building up and many people do nothing about it They go through life with a filthy/dirty window They loose enthusiasm They get frustrated and depressed They give up on their dreams Why? Because they failed to clean up their attitude window, WASH YOUR WINDOW How? Get a better attitude. Can you see that attitude is your window to the world Can you see how your attitude affects the way you see everything in your life Can you see areas where your window needs to be washed You control your Attitude Its your job to keep your window clean People can encourage you but in the end nobody else can do it for you You always have a choice. Decide to leave the dirt on your window and look at life

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