2021: POSITIVE ATTITUDE IS THE KEY
2020 was a difficult year for everyone around the globe, a year of toxic stress. The year was full of negative news about the pandemic, deaths, economy and the corporate community’s failure, unemployment, and a lot more. 2020 did not turn out as expected for all of us. All of us had fantastic hopes that came to a crashing halt fast. 2020 has made us all realize that we can’t control the circumstances. But as Charles Popplestone once said, “you can’t control the circumstances. But you can control your own thoughts.” And yes moving into 2021, a year full of challenges we all have to say ‘challenge accepted’ with a positive attitude to fight all the ills that 2020 has caused. With a positive perspective, we should see 2020 as a year times when some things in life took a few steps backward before moving forward in the new direction.
No one knows what 2021 is actually going to look like, but with a positive attitude and hope, we must move forward. People are going to assemble again, embrace again, and fly again. The world economy will bounce back. It will be difficult to keep the constructive thoughts in our mind when we look back at 2020, but as it is said that there is always a peaceful and beautiful shore after sailing through the rough sea. And we should firmly believe this.
2021 will bring social life back to normal. But it will be important who we hang out with. As we will increase our association with positive attitude people, we will feel better about ourselves and will have renewed energy to achieve our goals. We will become more positive, upbeat people. In the contemporary time of pandemic and challenges arising out of it, I feel it’s essential to surround ourselves with nourishing people to be a higher achiever and a happy individual.
Our pandemic fear should not consume us in 2021. Running from the fear is a losing strategy. It will bring more frustration and unhappiness. We need to confront what 2020 has caused and be willing to come out of our comfort zone in 2021. We can outsmart our covid-19 fears by finding moments that sparkle with bright and prospective future promises. After a year of toxic stress and uncertainty, 2021 is a good time to reset, pay attention to our mental health and develop some healthy ways to fight the challenges that the year will throw at us. It is necessary to treat 2021 as a symbol of a fresh start.
Covid-19 has caused some very serious problems in our lives. Fear, grief, the loss of loved ones, financial insecurity, health concerns, anxiety, job losses, loneliness, loss of connection; we have lost more than we have gained in 2020. As we move into 2021, a positive attitude is the only way. It will help us provide a simple solution to complex problems. We need to keep ourselves upbeat by deluge the negative thoughts with ones that are hopeful.
For 2021, a positive attitude is an important and necessary key. It drives us on, motivates us, and causes us to conquer challenges. It strengthens those around us and makes us fulfill our dreams and objectives. A good mindset also tends to make life possible to perform demanding duties. A proactive state of mind strengthens our drive to become popular. Most notably, a positive attitude awakens satisfaction within ourselves and those around us. It encourages us to dream differently and thereby do more than we ever imagined. We all know peace and hope is all we need. We should both accept, to be very simple, that in 2021 we need more optimism, joy, and satisfaction. And for this attitude is everything. We need to see 2021 through the filter of optimism.
Dr. Harshita Mittal Dani
(Doctorate of Philosophy, Political Science/ Content writer)