Saturday, August 17, 2013

A Simple Yet Effective Guide to Thinking Positive

Thinking positive is something that a lot of people should learn these days and that includes me. I admit I am not the perfect guy who should talk about positive thinking but my need for it led me to a lot of research in helping myself how to see the bright side of life more rather than focus all my energy on the things that are not doing quite well in my life. I guess everyone would agree that it is easy to recognize failures and mistakes than achievements. This is why people find it hard to stay positive. 

Positive thinking is a way of life. People need to practice this kind of thinking and merge it with their life. Thinking positive thoughts would certainly not happen overnight. What I mean is the constant positive thoughts. It is easy to be positive today but stay negative for the rest of the remaining six days of the week. If you want to be a positive person, you need to practice it every day until it becomes a way of life. It is definitely true that we usually do not have an option with what would life throw at us, but we are always free to choose and decide for our reaction. Below are simple tips on thinking positive.

1. Always Pray before Getting out of Bed

It is always nice to start the day right. Most of the time, people who had a wonderful morning would experience a positive day. Communication with God through prayer is simply the best way to start your day. Put your worries and burdens in God and let Him guide your way. Certainly, praying would make you feel a lot better and lighter. Thus, it could help you have a more positive outlook in life.

2. Say Positive Words and Complements

Have you tried complementing other people? If not, now is the right time to throw those positive words to people. It might be true that you would get shy or intimidated in the beginning, but as you get used to it, it would just come naturally out of your mouth. Sometimes, we tend to say a lot of bad stuff to start the day which ruins the positive thoughts and feelings we have. So better fill your mouth with positive words. It would certainly help.

3. Always look at the bright side

A positive attitude is simply what people needs today. When a problem comes your way, it is better that you look at the bright side. When you linger too much on the negative side, it would just make matters worse and it would make solutions hard to formulate.

4. A Positive life is earned

This simply means that you have to work hard to have a positive life. It would not happen when you do not work for it. Do not expect that life would throw pillows on you before you appreciate life. You need to learn how to ride with the current and stay thankful amidst all the hardships that life is bringing you.

5. Stay away from Negative thoughts
One problem that people need to deal with is they nurture negative thoughts. Once you think about something negative, divert your mind instantly. Look for ways so that you could distract the negative thoughts that you are thinking. It is very important that you do not feed your negative thoughts so that it would not grow.

I hope the tips I have mentioned above could help you in your quest of thinking positive. I am also on the same quest and hopefully I would do well. 

Thanks for reading this post. If you have some positive words to say, comment it below, you’ll never know someone might find your words inspiring today.  

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