Definition Essay on Positive Thinking
In the recent years the idea of positive thinking is becoming more and more popular, which was immediately reflected by the upsurge in sales of various self-help books that are generally based on this idea. But what exactly is positive thinking?
Positive thinking is not simply a belief that everything will be alright in the long run; it is the way of life. A person that thinks positively always starts every new activity enthusiastically, for he believes that he will be able to successfully finish it and get some benefit and/or pleasure from it. If something goes wrong, it is not perceived as a negative outcome, for, as the saying goes, the experience is something we get when we don’t get what we want – that is, even if we fail at something, we still receive a certain amount of experience that will help us take the correct decision next time we get into similar situation or will be helpful in some other way.
And it is the way everything else is treated. The reason behind it is as follows: we cannot rectify anything by brooding over it, by letting panic rule our actions, by giving way to despair. We don’t achieve anything in this way. And, on the contrary, by…