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PMA Playlist: Adding positivity into your life.

“Positive Mental Attitude”, or PMA for short is a kind of outlook on life. The sentiment behind PMA is having a positive attitude that’s not only positive (duh) but also a healthy positivity. This is frequently linked to various sports and athletic endeavours, as well as self-help and personal development movements. It is a way of life that emphasizes how crucial it is always to have a positive frame of mind and outlook on life.

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In this guide, you’ll find everything you need to know to get started with a positive mental attitude, including the following:

  • An explanation of PMA,
  • A list to add more positivity to your life.
  • A list of positive affirmations
  • A playlist of positive and motivating music.

Introducing Positive Mental Attitude (PMA)

According to PMA theory, our thoughts and attitudes significantly impact how we feel overall. We can overcome challenges, achieve our goals, and lead more fulfilling lives by maintaining a positive outlook.

According to a study appearing in the December 2005 issue of Psychological Bulletin, success does not necessarily lead to happiness. Instead, the happiest people owe their success, in part, to their optimism and positive outlook, according to a study of more than 275,000 people. Dr. Lyubomirsky, the head researcher of UC Riverside, concluded: “When people feel happy, they tend to feel confident, optimistic, and energetic, and others find them likeable and sociable. Happy people are thus able to benefit from these perceptions (December 2005 issue of Psychological Bulletin).

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PMA urges people to keep their attention on the positive aspects of their lives, practice gratitude and optimism, and approach problems from the perspective of finding solutions.

The survey by OnePoll with The Original Donut Shop Coffee revealed that four out of five people think that positive thinking can improve their lives and help them start the day off right. However, more than half (69%) wish they could be more positive.

Why does PMA work?

It’s essential for folks to have a positive mental attitude or positive outlook on life. Also known as a self-fulfilling prophecy, being positive helps you stay positive. A self-fulfilling prophecy is a prediction that comes true in part because of the prediction itself.  If you think everything is terrible, chances are they will be awful. On the other hand, if you think things will be fantastic, chances are they will be.

A self-fulfilling prophecy is a belief or expectation about what will happen in the future that affects our actions, increasing the likelihood that the prediction will come true. In other words, a self-fulfilling prophecy is a prediction that, despite initially possibly not being true, comes to pass because of our actions as if they were.

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For instance, if someone feels uncomfortable speaking in front of others, they may become anxious and nervous, resulting in mistakes and subpar performance. This perpetuates the cycle by furthering their perception that they lack public speaking skills and might lead them to shun future speaking engagements.

The opposite also happens. If you are confident and excited about public speaking, your confidence shows through your words and body language resulting in higher perceived charisma, and energy.

Positivity or negativity, self-fulfilling prophecies can significantly impact our lives. Outside influences such as social norms and stereotypes can be influenced by our beliefs, expectations, attitudes, and perceptions. We can take action to alter our behaviour and beliefs and forge a more promising and fulfilling future for ourselves by becoming aware of how our own self-fulfilling prophecies affect us.

PMA Actions Positive Affirmations

Here are some positive affirmations that you can write on a card to a loved one, say aloud to yourself as you look in the mirror, or simply keep on hand when you need a pick-me-up. You can start with the standard affirmations in the list below. Examine how they affect you and adjust as you go. There is no one right way to affirm your worth.

  • I love myself as I am today.
  • I choose to be kind to myself.
  • I am my own best friend. There is value in my presence, both alone and as a friend.
  • I have inherent value and it is natural to love myself.
  • I adore every aspect of who I am.
  • I appreciate all the ways that i am unique. Here are some of the unique traits that I love….
  • I deserve respect and love.
  • I can achieve my goals.
  • I am grateful for all the blessings in my life.
  • I trust in my abilities and decisions.
  • I am confident and self-assured.
  • I am surrounded by positive energy and abundance.
  • I choose to focus on the good in my life.
  • I deserve happiness and fulfilment.
  • I have worked very hard for success in my life.
  • I am a good friend.
  • I am improving every day.
  • I have brilliant and creative ideas that are worth sharing.
  • I am an unstoppable force of nature.
  • I am pleased with myself that i have come this far.
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Positive Affirmations From Celebrities

It’s okay if you don’t like my options. Here are some affirmations from your favourite public figures, writers, and celebrities.

“The chance to love and be loved exists no matter where you are,” said Oprah Winfrey in the February 2004 issue of O, the Oprah Magazine.

“Open your heart and drink in the glorious day” comes from Heather Havrilesky’ book How to Be a Person in the World.

“Am I good enough? Yes I am,” wrote former First Lady Michelle Obama in her New York Times bestselling memoir Becoming.

“I am deliberate and afraid of nothing,” wrote the prominent American poet and activist in The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde.

“Who you are inside is what helps you make and do everything in life,” wrote the beloved PBS series host in his book The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember

Which of these are your favourite positive affirmations?

PMA Playlists

What’s switching styles without some positive and uplifting tunes. Here’s a playlist of some fantastic positive music for you to vibe to. Start your day, end your day, or continue your day with some of these great tracks.

“Handlebars” Dubstep Cover By None Like Joshua, Originally By Flobots

“Never Underestimate A Cow” By Schmoyoho

“Havana” Covered By Kelly Fraser, Originally By Camila Cabello.

“Man In The Mirror” Covered By The Main Squeeze, Originally By Micheal Jackson

“Ryan & Dave” Originally By Rare Americans

“Mr. Fear” Remixed By Make Mama Proud, Originally By Siames.

“Buttercup” Covered By Sophie Wood Ft Jullian, Originally By Jack Stauber

“Life Could Be A Dream” Trap Remix By Future James And EDM Bot, Originally “Sh-Boom” By  The Chords (Claude FeasterCarl FeasterJames KeyesFloyd McraeWilliam Edwards)

“Skid Row (Downtown)” Covered By Alan Menken And Howard Ashman, Performed By Olivia Donalson, Nia Jamison-Sissle, Dave Klodowski, Shu Q, Eric Stanton Betts, Deanne Stewart, Peter Yang And Chelsea Zeno, Originally By  Miles Goodman And Alan Menken From Little Shop Of Horrors

“Happy” Covered By Conor Maynard, Originally By Pharrell Williams.

Final Thoughts

What are your positive mental attitude tips?

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In any music blog or review, providing accurate information and giving credit where credit is due is crucial. We believe transparency is critical, and we want our readers to know that we’ve done our research and used reliable sources to inform our writing. That is why we have compiled a reference list for all the sources used in our writing. This list includes links to articles, interviews, and other resources that have helped us better understand the music we’re reviewing. So, if you’re ever curious about where we’ve gotten our information, check out our reference list.

Gervis, Z. (2019, October 29). Most Americans need this to start their day on a positive note. New York Post. Retrieved April 19, 2023, from

Havrilesky, H. (2017). How to be a person in the world. Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.

Lorde, A. (2017). The Collected Poems of Audre lorde. W.W. Norton & Company.

Mark Guidi, M. S. E. (n.d.). 5 scientific studies that prove the power of positive thinking. LinkedIn. Retrieved April 19, 2023, from

Obama, M. (2019). Becoming. Crown, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.

Oprah Winfrey. (2004, February). O, the oprah magazine. Retrieved April 19, 2023, from

Rogers, F. (2019). The world according to mister Rogers: Important things to remember. Hachette Books.

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