One thing keeping a person moving forward who desires a better attitude? Midlife Celebration logo Positive mental attitude is won not given One thing keeping a person moving forward who desires a better attitude? It’s a simple answer. Persistance. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.