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Attitude has so many definitions. However, in my opinion, how we look at life is attitude. The way we think we are, our abilities, insecurities, goals, happiness, pain, weaknesses, and many other things are based on attitude.
What I believe, attitude is associated with our thinking and behavior system. Attitude can also be outlined as our point of view, approach, and perspective.
In simple terms, how we present ourselves in front of others, how we answer questions, and how we handle our emotions.
Some people think that attitude is all about ego, but it is not. Attitude is a slightly different term and has a deeper and larger definition.
So, let's discuss why is it important to have attitude in our life, and what attitudes you should admire?
“Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.”
— Walt Whitman
Stay with Positive Attitude
We often have to face negativity and worse situations in our lives. Bad things do happen every day, every time, and everywhere.
But when we stay hopeful even in the worst case. When we believe everything is possible. When we hope that the best is coming our way.
When we do not pay attention to those who always keep us down. When we realize that no one can shake our roots — it means we possess a positive attitude.
To stay positive all the time, make this habit to find positivity in every situation, and try to surround you with a group of determined people.
Be kind, make yourself busy, fill your mind with meaningful things, show gratitude, and control your emotions.
Try to Have Rejection Face Attitude
The rejections are not easy to accept. It always hurts. When we hear no from our customers or colleagues; we often get nervous. We do not like it, because it is a human tendency.
If you face rejection, it means that there is room to improve yourself. This is the best time when you can explore the areas you are lacking and start working on them.
Whenever they reject you, it's a time to grow yourself, to build your confidence, to learn from your mistakes, and to work on it.
A rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success.
— Bo Bennett
Do not run away from rejections, but accept them. When people reject you, it doesn't mean that you’re not good enough, but they are telling you that you’re not good for that particular area.
When you do not meet the willing requirements, you get rejected. That’s completely fine! You do not need to worry about it.
This is a basic concept to understand that not everyone needs your services or products. No matter how much value you are going to provide to your customers, not all of them really need it.
Fall in Love with Never-Give-Up Attitude
When we look around, we notice that uncertain things are natural in our lives. Failure, on the other hand, is a part of life.
Those who succeeded also failed more than a hundred times but one of the best qualities was grit and determination. We can see people around us who have achieved great success in their lives.
How did they succeed? Because they have a mindset called Never Quitting.
It is extremely important to train your mind to deal with failures. You need determination and patience in your life.
Nine out of ten startups fail in their first attempt, but what makes them so successful is the second attempt.
So, if you fail or fall down, it does not mean that your story has come to the endpoint, but it is time to renovate the story and start it again with a different point of view.
Let's understand this with an example - as you know climbing a straight rock is not so easy; it is very difficult. When you go up; it becomes more difficult, even you cannot walk one step.
You feel out of breath and very low. It becomes more difficult when you look ahead and leave the heart.
In the same way, as you move forward in your life; the difficulties are behind you that does not let you move forward.
But those who do not leave the heart and never quit will reach the top and taste the honey.
“Winners never quit, and quitters never win.”
— Vince Lombardi
What do you think about attitude and how does attitude enable us to get what we want in our lives? What did you learn in this article? Let me know your opinion and thoughts.
The comments section is open for you. I would love to read your thoughts and personal experiences.
This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.
© 2020 Amit Masih
Amit Masih (author) from Jaipur, India on September 22, 2020:
Thank you, Eric! Glad to see you again...looking forward to your support.
Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on September 22, 2020:
Important subject, interesting article.