We always discuss personal training our bodies to increase our levels of fitness. Can we personal train our brains too? Changing our mindset takes more than changing the way you think. It also requires a neural switch. Without being too complicated, our thoughts and feelings have neural pinnings. When we change, these change too (especially during any learning process).
This isn't anymore important than during the young ages of brain development. Doctors now are linking brain development and behavior more closely. In fact, the recent NY Times article Training Young Brains to Behave explains how you can personal train your child's brain to behave more appropriately.