one's frame of mind

one's frame of mind

Fig. one's mood or mental state. My frame of mind is sort of low at the moment. I've had a very bad day.
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This downsizing has been achieved without traumatic reductions in municipal services - indicating, depending on one's frame of mind, that the city has done an admirable job of finding ways to make its operations more efficient, or that there used to be a lot of flab in the budget.
Although the solution may seem simple, changing one's frame of mind can be difficult.
com for full lists in International Reviews section Wit and wisdom 'Depending on one's frame of mind, training racehorses might variously be described as a vocation, a livelihood or an affliction' Bill O'Gorman Compiled by Nicholas Godfrey and Steve Dennis
Living in a brutal, violent and unforgiving environment where death and adversity is a constant companion, I have learned through the years that, depending on one's frame of mind, even on Death Row, one can experience peace and tranquillity even while encumbered in a struggle of basic survival, while at the same time seeking justice.
Chapters address the value of prayer and meditation to stabilizing one's frame of mind, the power of love as a motivating force to earn success, how all things are possible to all people, the values of enthusiasm and perseverance, and much more.
Users can feel a wide variety of effects, often depending on one's frame of mind, personality, and expectations when taking the drug.