Year & section: 2nd yr, Psy 1y2-4 Date of demonstration teaching: 02/27/13 Topic: Developing Positive Attitude Final grade: _______
At the end of the lesson/discussion, the students are expected to: a. Define positive attitude
b. Apply to oneself how to be an optimistic individual when challenges and difficulties arise.
c. Recognize the importance of creating an optimistic way of thinking.
II. SUBJECT MATTER
WHAT IS ATTITUDE?
An attitude is a hypothetical construct that represents an individual’s degree of like or dislike for an item. Attitudes are generally positive or negative views of a person, place, things, or events.
Most attitudes are the result of either direct experience or observational learning from the environment. Unlike personality, attitudes are expected to change as a function of experience.
Attitudes can be changed through persuasion and we should understand attitude change as a response to communication.
Positive attitude is very important to being successful and happy.
Positive thinking is about consciously selecting good thoughts and banishing any tendency to dwell on negative things. Through developing positive thinking as an integral part of your life, you open the door to good things happening in your life. With an optimistic outlook, you expect that good things will eventually come to you.
Positive Attitude Tips:
1. Develop an Attitude of Enthusiasm
a. Change the way you get up in the morning
b. Sing in the shower.
c. Greet people properly.
d. Work with enthusiasm.
2. Be a good finder.
3. Change the way you react to situations
a. No problems; only challenges
b. There are no hopeless situations.
c. The answer to a problem is outside it.
d. Be thankful for the...