The best tip on maintaining a positive mental attitude life itself is such a gift The best tip on maintaining a positive mental attitude is simply this: Count your blessings. Insight: Much of life is ridiculously simple. 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.