What would it take to achieve and then maintain for a lifetime, a positive mental attitude? An attitude which could not be broken under any circumstance.
A critical success factor would have to be self-control.
This could be the missing piece for those of us who think being positive all the time is impossible.
Oh, and patience. Patience is also critical. Why? Because it may take 40 to 50 years to become an an overnight success – speaking from personal experience.