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You can change your behavior by changing your attitude. Elucidate.

Topic:  Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion

6. You can change your behavior by changing your attitude. Elucidate. (150 words)

Reference: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Lexicon Publications.

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4.

Key Demand of the question:

To develop a link between changing your attitude and changing your behavior.

Directive:

Elucidate –

Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

In the introduction, define attitude and behavior. Mention the difference between attitude and behavior.

Body:

With relevant examples elaborate on how attitude can be change and that change in the resultant behavior.

How behavior and attitude affect us and the need to adopt behaviors which are of empathy, compassion, fortitude and integrity.

Conclusion:

Complete the answer by stressing how changing to right behaviors and attitude can impact our life positively.