Instructions: Following the Learning Model
  • Prepare: Spend at least 30 minutes thoroughly studying the information listed below.
  • Teach One Another: Spend 10-15 minutes teaching the associated principle to an individual or group.
  • Ponder and Prove: Reflect on each principle and complete an improvement goal.
DEFINITION:

A settled way of thinking or feeling about someone or something, typically one that is reflected in a person's behavior.  

QUESTIONS:
  • How does your attitude affect your performance?
  • What benefits come from having a positive attitude vs. a negative one?
  • How can you do to control your attitude in life?  

QUOTES:"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense." -Ralph Waldo Emerson 

"It's not what happens to you that determines how far you will go in life; it is how you handle what happens to you." -Zig Ziglar

"People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude." -John C. Maxwell 

"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference." -Winston Churchill
 
"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character." -Albert Einstein  

LDS QUOTES:"The spirit of gratitude is always pleasant and satisfying because it carries with it a sense of helpfulness to others; it begets love and friendship, and engenders divine influence. Gratitude is said to be the memory of the heart." -President Joseph F. Smith

"We can't direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. For maximum happiness, peace, and contentment, may we choose a positive attitude." -President Thomas S. Monson

"No misfortune is so bad that whining about it won't make it worse." -Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

"Remember, a good attitude produces good results, a fair attitude fair results, a poor attitude poor results.  We each shape our own life, and the shape of it is determined largely by our attitude." -Elder M. Russell Ballard

"So much in life depends on our attitude. The way we choose to see things and respond to others makes all the difference." -President Thomas S. Monson