While some days are harder than others to be positive, it is up to you to be a more positive thinker everyday — it’s a choice that anyone can make no matter how difficult life may seem. As the great William Shakespeare said, “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” For some it might seem almost impossible to look at life in a more positive way, especially when things try to bring down your spirits, but if you practice — you too can master the mind of positive thinking with these helpful tips below.
A great way to trick your mind into a more positive state is to smile more often. Even if there is nothing to smile about (which there almost always is) still just flash a smile — it can instantly change the way you feel. Smile at strangers, family members, co-workers or just smile when you’re alone. You will be amazed at how your mind reacts changing your negative thoughts into more positive ones.
Being nice to others and being polite is a big part of remaining positive during your day. Not to be confused with people pleasing, which means to behave in a manner that gives in to what everyone else wants instead of expressing your true feelings.
Sharing is a way to give back and keep positive energy flowing. Sharing isn’t only about sharing your things, rather sharing positive messages and stories that will help those around you to focus more on the positive than negative this comes full circle back to you when it comes to being positive.
It’s hard to appreciate things when they’re moving so fast. Learn to slow things down and process them fully you’ll see that the more your rush things the more likely you’ll feel unsatisfied. This is important when it comes to eating, thinking or even speaking.
Control Your Fears
Fear sets in our brains the moment we decide to try something new or experience a significant change in life.
Stress is best friends with fear this will contribute to feeding you negative thoughts in a loop type way.
It’s best to not only focus on the positive that can come out of a negative situation, but to also focus on what you can do to help reduce the chances of something negative happening.