When your mind is clogged with thoughts that are so negative you can not have a positive outlook. If you want a positive outcome you will have to Flush out the negative thoughts so there will be room for the positive ones to get in. You would not know if it was day or night outside if you could not see outside. When you clear your mind it will open up your mind to explore new positive ones. A positive outcome starts with a positive attitude that you get from positive thoughts.