I grew up in a house with a mom who was far from being positive. The result was two children who lived in a world of habitual skepticism. It took years for me to break away from skepticism and begin to live in a world of positive thinking. I’m not ashamed to admit that I have to be cautious with my thinking. HOW TO MAINTAIN A POSITIVE ATTITUDE AND STAY POSITIVE AROUND NEGATIVE PEOPLE Do you see yourself as a person with a positive attitude? If you do, tell me how do you plan remain positive when working in such a place as a state prison, a place that is full of negative thinkers. Knowing that I came from a pessimistic background, and have been negative myself, I had to develop a plan to protect myself. During the first 5 years working in a state prison, I developed a plan that has protected me. 1). One of the most important step is to find yourself someone who you are extremely close to, someone who has a positive attitude themselves