Mindsets – How to develop and maintain a positive mindset

Your mindset is your collection of thoughts and beliefs that shape your thought habits.  And your thought habits affect how you think, what you feel, and what you do.  Your mind-set impacts how you make sense of the world, and how you make sense of yourself.  Your mindset plays a critical role in how you cope with life’s challenges. In school, a growth mindset can contribute to greater achievement and increased effort. When facing a problem such as trying to find a new job, people with growth mindsets show greater resilience. They are more likely to persevere in the face of setbacks while those with fixed mindsets are more liable to give up.


  • Positive emotion
  • greater comfort with taking personal risks
  • striving for more stretching goals
  • higher motivation
  • enhanced brain development across wider ranges of tasks
  • lower stress, anxiety, and depression
  • better work relationships
  • higher performance levels