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How to keep a positive mental attitude in the face of COVID-19

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With all the ups and downs of the COVID-19 situation, it is sometimes hard to maintain a positive attitude; it easy to live with a negative mind if we allow it. It does not have to be that way!

Positive and negative emotions are a part of life and are unavoidable. We need to recognize the emotions, accept them, deal with them effectively and move on. COVID-19 is out of our control, but our attitude and how we look at things is under our control. We choose to pick the negative mind or look to have a positive mental attitude (PMA).

A PMA will give you an edge over your opponents, as many benefits include:

  • It will lead to high performance and success.
  • It will increase your energy levels.
  • It will help you achieve your goals.
  • It will make you happier.
  • It increases your self-esteem and confidence.
  • It will give you an optimistic view of the future.
  • It will help you believe in yourself and your abilities.
  • It will help you look for solutions rather than focusing on the negative and what is wrong.

Here are nine that will help you choose a PMA:

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About the Author

Enio Sacilotto

Enio Sacilotto is President of International Hockey Camps and operates the Mental Edge High-Performance Coaching. Enio has 38 years of coaching experience (professional hockey in Europe and the Victoria Royals of the WHL). Currently, he coaches the North West Hawks U15 and the Croatian National Men's team. If you have questions or are interested in any of his services, contact Enio at [email protected] or call 604 255 4747.

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