How to Improve Your Attitude
Zig Ziglar Said it best “Your Attitude Determines Your Altitude” in other words, maintaining a healthy attitude towards life helps you achieve greater things. However, thats all very well and good if you are already in a good place with your life, but what about those who aren’t, how do they change their attitude and subsequently change their lives for the better.
Well if you have been exploring any self improvement programs at length, then you should know by now that it is certainly possible to change, in fact if you learn a few tried and tested principles I will go so far as to say it is probable.
So stick around and read the rest of this article as I reveal to you some simple methods that you can use to almost instantly begin the process of improving your attitude, these methods are simple, quick and DO NOT require you to make any significant life changes yourself to start, but miraculously you WILL begin to notice your change of attitude taking place almost on autopilot.
But the best thing is, you only need to start small and make only small changes to how you live your life. Because simply put, little changes in your routines and habits lead onto much bigger changes overall, and therefore before you know it, you’ve made real progress.
So read on and discover just how easy it REALLY is to improve your attitude!
Everyday, Do All That You Can Do.
Always do as much as you can do EVERY DAY! This is one of the easiest ways to start improving your attitude. Treat every task, no matter how trivial it may first appear to be, with equal importance and effort. Be a good finder, always look for the good in people and circumstances, because if you do, you WILL find them, and the more you look the more you will find.
Make it a habit to do something for somebody everyday WITHOUT expecting ANYTHING in return. For example I was out the other day at the supermarket when the man in front of me found that he could not pay for his groceries, so although I had not seen or met this man before I immediately offered to pay for his groceries for him, not because I wanted to feel good about myself but because I wanted to help….period.
Anyway, the really good thing about this short story, whose attitude do you think was improved here?….just askin!
Give a Smile and See What You Get in Return.
Get into the habit of making eye contact and smiling at others, yes even strangers, when you pass them in the street, on the subway or in the hallway at work. The reason for this? Numerous studies and statistics have proven that the act of smiling triggers very real physical changes that lead to elevated moods and a better sense of wellbeing. So smile when you’re with other people and smile by yourself. You’ll start feeling the difference
before you know it.
Do Your Daily Action List.
When we take the time to plan ahead, we significantly lower the likelihood of making mistakes or overlooking really important things. Not only does this lower stress levels, but it can lead to a high degree of self-improvement at work as well. So end each day by completing a daily action list for the following day. Not only will your day go more smoothly, but you’ll sleep better the night before knowing that everything’s all set. Preparedness is always the key to accomplishment… especially when your goal is an improvement in your attitude.
A Healthy Body Leads to a Healthy Mind.
Sleep and exercise. It’s a scientific fact that these two things (probably more than anything else) can make a massive difference in our day-to-day attitude. So maintain a regular bedtime and wake-up time that you stick to – even on weekends – and get at least 20-30 minutes of exercise 3-4 days per week without exception.
If you need to, you can schedule it for yourself on your personal calendar and daily action list. That’s what some of the world’s most successful professionals would tell you if you asked them to tell you how to improve your attitude.
How to Improve Your Attitude
So there you have it, some simple tips that you can begin to use today. But remember, like anything else, they only work if you actually use them. SO TAKE ACTION TODAY!
All the best