You Become What You Think About
- Earl Nightingale
Once started on a path of positive thinking, it takes a pretty good jolt to knock you off. That’s as it should be, don’t you think? There is so much power in thinking positive that once you experience it, there isn’t any point in sliding back into negativity.
Positive psychology is a recent branch of psychology whose purpose was summed up in 1998 by Martin Seligman and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: “We believe that a psychology of positive human functioning will arise, which achieves a scientific understanding and effective interventions to build thriving individuals, families, and communities.
Training your brain to think positively is a must in today’s demanding and stressful environment. It is also crucial to the business environment if you want to remain on top of your game as a leader – negativity creates a barrier to problem solving and ultimately results in obsolete corporate leadership.