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Helping students see that a positive attitude, or outlook on life, can lead to positive behavior and create success can be done having students rate their attitudes.
Below are some sample question used in the Winning Futures class. Students are asked students to rate themselves using a scale of 1-5.
- You are able to find the positive in a bad situation?
- Instead of participating in gossip, you have the courage to say something nice or nothing at all?
- You are usually the first person to give out a compliment?
- Even when things are stressful, you are able to focus on what needs to be done?
- You put your best effort in all you do?
Many times mentees and students do not want to face the fact that they may need to work on improving their attitude. We have found that if you relate it to a future career or their current job, they are more open to taking this seriously. Here are a few ways you can explain a positive attitude to your youth.
Ways Students can Manufacture their Attitudes:
~Treating other people with consideration, respect, and good manners is a great way you can enhance your high school reputation. Remembering always that each person is important and being polite and pleasant to everyone, no matter who they are, means that people will remember you as a nice person.
~Keeping your word and doing things when you say you will, enhances your reputation, not only with your teachers but also with your peers.
~Behaving ethically and by demonstrating good character are other ways you can enhance your reputation.
Positive Mental Attitude is the foundation to success for goal achievements and building a positive reputation.