How to Develop a Positive Mental Attitude


You must have a positive mental attitude to make life pay off on your own terms.Nothing great has ever been achieved without PMA

记住,你的心态是你——而且只有你——惟一能完全掌 握的东西,练习控制你的心态,并且利用积极心态来导引它。

Recognize that your mental attitude is the only thing over which you--and only you--have complete control.Ecercise that control,and direct it by using PMA.


Learn to close the door of your mind on all failures from your past.Clear your mind of any influence which does not support a positive mental attitude.

找出你一生中最希望得到的东西,并立即着手去得到它, 借着帮助他人得到同样好处的方法,去追寻你的目标,如此一来,你便可将多付出一点点的原则,应用到实际行动之中。

Find out what you want most in life,and go after it .Do it right now by helping others to acquire similar benefits.This way you put the principle of going the extra mile into action.


Determine what kind of resources you need,set up a plan for acquiring them based on the idea of not too much,not too littler.Don't think small,but remember,greed more than anything else has destroyed ambitious people.


Form the habit of saying or doing something every day which will make someone else feel better.You can do this with a phone call,a postcard,or a simple act of kindness.Give someone a good inspirational book,for instance,and you give that person something that will work wonders in his or her life.One good deed a day will keep old man gloom away.

使你自己了解打倒你的不是挫折,而是你面对挫折时所 抱的心态,训练自己在每一次不如意中,都能发现和挫折等值 积极面。

Make yourself understand that what whips you isn't defeat,but your mental attitude toward it.Train yourself to look for the seed of equivalent benefit in every disappointment you face.


Ascertain what you like best to do,and do it as a labor of love with your heart and soul.Perhaps it will simple be a hobby.That's fine.Just remember that an idle mind quickly becomes a negative mind;it's called brooding.

当你找不到解决问题的答案时,不妨帮助他人解决他的 问题,并从中找寻你所需要的答案。在你帮助他人解决问题的同时,你也正在洞察解放自己问题的方法。

Understand that often when you have searched in vain for a solution to a problem,you can find it by helping someone else solve his or her problem. By the time you have solved the other person's problem,you will have the insight to solve your own.

每周阅读一次爱默生的“报酬随笔”,直到你能领悟其中 的道理为止。这本着作可使你确信,能从积极心态获得好处。

Study Ralph Waldo Emerson's"Essay on Compensation"once a week until you understand and have assimilated it.This powerful work will convince you of the benefits you will derive from PMA.

彻底地“盘点”一次你的财产,你会发现你所拥有的最有价值舶财产就是健全的思想,有了它你就可以自己决定自己 的命运。

Take a complete inventory of every asset you possess.You will discover that your greatest asset is a sound mind with which you can shape your own destiny.


Communicate with anyone you know whom you have unjustly offended and offer sincere apologies.Ask for forgiveness.The more bitter this assignment is ,the more you will be free of negative mental influences when you have completed it.


Acknowledge that the space you occupy in this world is in exact ratio to the quantity and quality of the service you render for the benefice of others,plus the mental attitude in which you render it.


Break bad habits.Abstain form your vices one at a time for a month until you show yourself who is boss.If you need help from a counselor or a support group,get it.Don't let your pride master you.

要知道自怜是独立精神的毁灭者,请相信你自己才是惟 一可以随时依靠的人。 Perceive that self-pity is an insidious destroyer of self-reliance.Believe that you are the on person on whom you can and should depend at all times.

把你一生当中所发生的所有事件,都看作是激励你上进而发生的事件,因为只要你能给时间圆润你烦恼的机会的话, 即使是最悲伤的经验,也会为你带来最多的财产。

Relate to every circumstance in your life as something that has happened for the best,for it may be that your saddest experience will bring you your greatest assets if you give time a chance to mellow your distress.


Divert any urge for control over others,Squelch it before it destroys you.Channel that energy into better control over yourself.