Here is an infographic that makes the rounds every so often on the internet.
I think its a great checklist to reflect on your own attitude and what aspect you should decide to improve:
So, lets say you look at this chart and decide #10 is a personal weakness. What’s the first step to improve your mental perspective on “being willing to fail?” (As I have pointed out here in the past, you have to be willing to take prudent risks and fail forward if you are to accomplish great things). I’d vote for reading a book or two that highlights the value of failing early, failing fast, and failing forward. Just go to Amazon — there are numerous choices on this topic, and in truth — all the topics on this chart.
Designing your own, healthy, optimistic attitude is up to you. You can choose and develop your own mental perspectives.