One parent looks out the window on a rainy day and says to their kids dreerily “it’s bad weather today, we can’t go outside.”
Another parent looks out the window on a rainy day and says to their kids excitedly “look at all those puddles, grab your gumboots and let’s go jump in them!”
The way we respond to circumstances shapes the way we, and others, view the world.
Put another way: attitude is a learned skill.
Expanded some more: the way we show up for our kids, partners, co-workers, friends, family and for ourselves is something we can always practice and improve.
So what would it look like to do so?