In: happy thoughts
November 9, 2015
Positive thinking focuses your mental and emotional attitude on the bright side of life and expects positive results. Keeping a positive mindset will affect your health as well as your overall state of wellbeing. When you experience pleasant and happy feelings your eyes become brighter, you have more energy, and happiness becomes contagious. Your voice is also more powerful, you walk taller, and display positive body language. Negative thoughts, words and attitude create negative and unhappy feelings, moods and behavior. This leads to toxins being released into your blood stream causing more imbalance and negativity. So it is important to keep everything positive in your life.
16 ways to help you keep a positive mindset
1). Ignore negative people, and what they say about you. Only focus on the positive aspects of yourself.
2). Use your imagination and visualize positive and beneficial things happening in your life.
3). Focus on using positive words when speaking with others and your inner dialogue.
4). Smile more
5). If you start thinking negatively quickly replace those negative thoughts with positive ones.
6). Start living in the moment instead of the past or future. You can’t change the past, and if you are happy now, your future will tend to be happy also.
7). Read positive thinking books to help you with your transition to a more positive way of life.
8). Believe you can succeed.
9). Engage in physical activity.
10). Watch a funny movie.
11). Surround yourself with people who are positive and happy.
12). Believe you deserve good things in your life.
13). Find beauty in everything.
14). Be OK with change.
15). Meditate. Meditation will help your mind become clear which encourages positive thought.
16). Create a vision board. This will help you concentrate and maintain focus on the good things you want in your life.
The Laws of attraction state that positive thoughts generate positive feelings and attract positive life experiences.
April 24, 2014
Research shows that what/how we think is what affects our feelings and mood. Situations do not determine mood, but how a person thinks about the event or situation does. Two people can face the same circumstances have very different reactions.
1. Be aware of your thoughts
If you can learn to be actively aware of where your mind wanders off to, and can learn to gain control of it in the first 30 seconds, you can reject the thought before turns into a full on negative session. It takes time but it is possible to develop the art of discerning a thought quickly. Learn to reject and refuse a negative thought before it occupies space in your mind.
2. Make a decision.
Research has found that no matter what happens to you in life, you tend to return to a fixed range of happiness. Researchers show that 50 percent of our mind-set comes from genetics, 10 percent is determined by our circumstances (like our job, marital status, wealth), 40 percent is determined by our habitual thoughts, feelings, words and actions.
Why is it that some people can go through the hardest of times, (death of a loved one, loss of a job, house burns down, personal rejection, etc.) and yet they still have a positive attitude and outlook on life? While others get a hangnail and the whole world must stop and send condolences.
The answer is to make the decision to choose happiness, and that choice starts with a thought.
Here are some examples for flipping the script. The trick is not focusing on what you don’t like, and switching it to positive things. Think about what you do like, or the things in life that you can control.