People often debate whether your outlook on life has an actual effect on mental health, or whether mental health is based on environmental and genetic factors.
The truth is that a variety of factors affects mental health, including your outlook, but outlook is likely the number one factor. The next section discusses why. Continue reading
Individuals with poor self-esteem have a hard time adopting a positive view on life. Childhood experiences play a major part in the development of self-esteem, although self-esteem is also a mix of your outward accomplishments and your inward confidence. The good news is that anyone is able to improve his or her self-esteem and maintain a positive outlook on the world.
First, you need to work on your self-image.
Self-Image and Success
The most common attribute you will find among successful people is a positive attitude. The bottom line is that confident, successful individuals all (or nearly all) display a positive attitude.
It is not something they merely display, though. It is something that permeates their very being, something that radiates from them. Positivity is an automatic response to a given situation; this thought process is who they are. Continue reading
The state of your mind dictates many aspects of your life, including your health, the success you achieve in your career, the love, and stability in your personal life, and much more. Negative thoughts lower your level of confidence, which in turn harms your mental state. Continue reading