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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Positive Thinking - 11

Meaning of Positive Thinking
According to Collins English Dictionary, Positive Thinking is just... [ Positive Thinking ]

An Optimistic Attitude.
According to the dictionaries positive thinking is ...
"A technique for changing your attitude and fostering optimism."
They mentioned further...
"The effect which thoughts can have on life has been proved by people who have tried positive thinking, mind dynamics or visualizations. These people believe that positive thinking can cure cancer." [ Positive Thinking ]
So we can understand in how extent the importance and ability of a positive thinking is.
Charlene M. Proctor, Ph.D., the official guide to positive thinking explained after referring various references, in an article published on selfgrowth.com, has explained the definition of positive thinking. She says in this regard,
"...positive thinking is a discipline that trains the human mind to change a perceived reality by repeatedly making positive mental statements. ...positive thinking is a process of choosing positive emotions from stimuli in the environment and applying them to perceptions and beliefs. The objective of positive thinking is to create an outlook that translates into a new or better chosen reality."
Let's see what the word 'Positive' means. According to the dictionary the word positive as a noun means... 
1) A good quality or attribute. [ Positive Thinking ]
2) An affirmative or constructive quality or attribute.
3) A result of a test or experiment indicating the presence of something.
4) A number greater than zero.
According to the dictionary the word positive as an adjective means...
1) Consisting in or characterized by the presence rather than the absence of distinguishing features.
2) Constructive, optimistic or confident.
3) With no possibility of doubt, definite
4) (Of a quantity) greater than zero.
Hence a positive thinking means...
1) Thinking of, with or for good quality or attribute.
2) Thinking of, with or for affirmative or constructive quality or attribute.
3) Thinking indicating the presence and not the absence of something.
4) Thinking of, with or for the number which is greater than zero.
5) Constructive, optimistic and confident thinking.
6) Definite thinking which is with no possibility of doubt.
As mentioned by Remez Sasson, on succesconciousness.com, in an article - 'The Power of Positive Thinking',
"Positive Thinking is a mental and emotional attitude that focuses the bright side of life and expects positive results."

He further states, that a positive person anticipates, happiness, health and success and believes he or she can overcome any obstacle and difficulty. [ Positive Thinking ]

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