It’s all about how you look at a situation. Brian Tracy notes that changing how you approach and talk about an issue can reframe attitudes toward it and more readily lead to a solution.

Instead of thinking/speaking of something as a problem, which can trigger fear and anxiety, should frame it as a:

  • Situation – neutral way to refer to a problem
  • Challenge – more positive than problem, rising to a challenge can be exciting
  • Opportunity – turns a problem into a potential benefit, important to look for the good