Attitude is state of mind that shows in the way you think and act. When you have a positive attitude, you:
Your mind and body are connected. Thoughts and emotions can cause physical, hormonal, and chemical changes in your body that affect your health. A positive attitude may offer health benefits, such as:
If you have a positive attitude, you are usually optimistic and expect others to like you. You tend to have more friends and people to count on when you need help. You are also more likely to take care of yourself, such as eating a healthy diet, not smoking, and getting regular exercise.
If you are unable to let go of negative attitudes, talking with a trusted friend, family member, or a therapist may help.