Being positive is not always easy… I would know! I am currently struggling with being positive myself! It’s impossible to be positive and happy all the time as in life things do go wrong or not according to plan!
How to be more positive? Some tips that may help…
- After a difficult situation take time out, to yourself and recharge!
Everyone is entitled to time to them self to relax, unwind, think about life and themselves, this time could be used to put your life into perspective, see how you want to change yourself (If you want to change) and then put plans into action. Once plans have been set you will instantly feel better about yourself and won’t be able to wait to start! Just keep going and don’t give up!
- Avoid negative thoughts and replace them with positive ones
Every situation no matter how grim it may look at the moment has both a negative and a positive side… Instead of dwelling on the negative thoughts think how this could benefit you maybe in the long run
- Do something positive, something that makes you happy
This could be anything from taking a walk in nature, seeing your friends, listening to your favourite tunes, exercising or doing something creative! Don’t just sit indoors, doing nothing stuck in your own negative thoughts
- Optimistic quotes
I find this very useful, having a quote that is optimistic, makes you smile and relates to you. Having this as a screensaver or a picture in your purse so when ever you see it it gives you a positive feeling… I have a few of these and I cycle them round!
- Set yourself goals
Keep yourself busy, try to improve yourself whether it is a fitness goal or a life dream type of goal and then go out and achieve it! I am doing this I aim to be able to run 5K in 6 weeks as seen from my post yesterday (Time for change)
Along with goals you mast not be afraid of failure… If you do fail it’s not the end of the world it could be a lesson well learnt, new experienced gained and an adventure none the less so enjoy it!
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