Why are you such a pessimist? Can’t you think positively!
How many times have you been told this?
✅A positive mindset doesn’t necessarily mean smiling or looking cheerful all the time. It’s a way of thinking and maintaining a perspective that gives you a positive view on life. Think of it as your emotional attitude.
✅It means that In the face of unpleasant situations in your lives outside of your control, you learn to maintain your underlying sense of optimism, hope & balance, secure in the knowledge that no matter what the situation is, you are enough, you can deal with the situation & things will get better.
A person with a positive mindset has the following traits:
So, how does one achieve a positive mindset? Not easily… that’s for sure. For too long, you have been on the other side of the bridge. With the steps broken, crossing it will take some challenges and changes in your lifestyle:
1️⃣Meditate or exercise for at least seven minutes each day. Even meditating for as little as seven minutes has shown to improve mood, decrease stress, and improve sleep.
2️⃣Listen to music that makes you happy. Music seems to have a weird effect on people. It makes people feel the same emotion as the kind of music they are listening to. So burst some happy tunes, and even dance away if you feel like it!
3️⃣Try to do at least one act of kindness each day. It will boost your self-esteem, make you feel good about yourself & reduce dissatisfaction.
4️⃣Keep a gratitude journal and be very honest with it. Studies show that gratitude journal can have a huge impact on your overall well-being and life satisfaction. Just remember to be specific.
5️⃣Do something that excites you. Follow your passion. Take online classes. Do whatever you can to feel the fire spark inside of you.
6️⃣Smile --- It doesn’t feel like much, but research shows that smiling can actually make you feel happier. The facial muscles send signals to your brain, and this may have an impact on how your temporary emotions develop.
By adding these little things to your life on a daily basis, you’ll find yourself being more happy and positive in the long run.