Can having a positive attitude energize your life? It can and does, daily. Just as the opposite is true. Having a negative outlook enervates your life and you. Why?
What is a Positive Attitude?
A positive attitude could be described as an outlook on life with expectation that all will be well, all is well. Similarly, a negative attitude is an outlook on life filled with fear and expectation of problems and travail.
A positive attitude then is adjusting your mind to reject negativity in all forms, including negative people, and looking at your daily affairs in only a positive and constructive way. Certainly there will be obstacles and set-backs, failures and disappointments, but someone with a positive attitude thinks of these as stepping stones to success and happiness.
How can a Positive Attitude Energize Your Life?
As an attitude is an intention, or group of intentions, and thus, thoughts, and being positive ones, they hold energy. A thought is nothing less than intelligent energy. In fact, it is intelligent energy that is the basic constituent of the entire universe. Therefore, by you holding a positive attitude, you in effect attune yourself to a perfect universe. The energy of the universe, no less, is at your disposal.
This energy is used to solve problems, help people, help you be creative, healthy, and most of all happy. You life is full of positive energy if you can maintain a positive attitude.
What is Depression? Can a Positive Attitude Help Alleviate it?
Depression is beginning of illness. Depression is a negative attitude manifesting itself in your life and body. Depression and its cause, a negative attitude, destroys all happiness in your life. It closes the door to opportunity. It brings your energy levels to minimums, and destroys your immune system.
As depression and its cause, a negative attitude is foreign to our basic natures, we seek to banish it with drugs, or alcohol, or other endless external stimuli.
If you could just learn to hold a positive attitude, depression ends the way darkness ends with the dawn or when a light is turned on.
Modern Medicine and Mental Attitude
Today's medicine and doctor are commercial affairs. Money is made out of human suffering in one way or another. Depression is so endemic to today's life, that there are countless synthetic solutions; from the easiest anti-depressant, tobacco, to the most radical, hard drugs.
Could a doctor make any money if he told you just to develop a positive outlook? Hardly! However, it's the truth.
Develop a positive attitude and watch your health improve, your financial situation improve, your inter-personal relations improve.
Try it, and see if what we are saying is not correct. Resolve to go one week with no negative thoughts or outlook towards your life. Resolve to go one week with a positive attitude, and look back and see if things did not improve. They will have had to! It's a universal law...that where the man holds a positive attitude, the power of the entire universe works with him.