I grew up in a house with a mom who was far from being positive. The result was two children who lived in a world of habitual skepticism. It took years for me to break away from skepticism and begin to live in a world of positive thinking. I’m not ashamed to admit that I have to be cautious with my thinking.
HOW TO MAINTAIN A POSITIVE ATTITUDE AND STAY POSITIVE AROUND NEGATIVE PEOPLE
Do you see yourself as a person with a positive attitude? If you do, tell me how do you plan remain positive when working in such a place as a state prison, a place that is full of negative thinkers.
Knowing that I came from a pessimistic background, and have been negative myself, I had to develop a plan to protect myself. During the first 5 years working in a state prison, I developed a plan that has protected me.
1). One of the most important step is to find yourself someone who you are extremely close to, someone who has a positive attitude themselves. Share with that person you need their help. Ask that person to share with you if he sees you’re leaning toward being negative in your thinking. While working as a chaplain and being surrounded