Sometimes, we need to change our attitudes; other times
we need to change our environment. Knowing when to do which
is a matter of perspective, preference and experience.
Positive affirmation makes it possible to convince yourself and
adapt to situations.
Sometimes this can cause stagnation when used unwisely.
I'm not implying this is the case.
I merely sought to provide a counter-point to your view not contradict it ;0)