Do you become unhappy or jealous when you see Instagram worthy perfect pics of “so called” life of friends, relatives and colleagues on Social media?
Sometimes you are afraid to be positive or happy? Sometimes people are afraid of being “too” happy, they fear that something might go wrong or the positivity will not last. Positive thoughts should be a daily habit and a way of life.
Do you belong to that category of people which always find faults with everything? They enter a room full of cheerful and happy people but are able to only find faults in everything. Is your glass half-empty or half-full? Wonder!!
Bothered with your negative thoughts and attitude towards life? This subject is becoming popular nowadays and loads of self help books, lectures and camps are mushrooming claiming to help to live you a life full of positive thoughts.
Is it really this easy to switch from negative to positive mode?….nope.
Our thoughts and attitudes do not change in a short time as they have become our habits.
In order to turn your back towards the negativity and walk in sunshine, a lot of effort is required. Over the years researches have shown the health benefits of positive thinking which includes:
- Less stress and depression
- Increased immunity
- Better psychological health
- Balanced life approach
- Lifespan increase
Positive thinking doesn’t mean that we ignore our problems and pretend that they don’t exist. It just means that you approach the problem in a positive way for the best solution.
Test whether you are a negative self talker?
example– You had a fulfilling day at home. All the work or tasks for the day were taken care of. Everything finished before time, but still you feel that it’s not enough. You are not able to think positive.
Focus on self-acceptance rather than self-criticism. It doesn’t happens as fast as you would want, but try and check yourself after regular intervals.
How to generate positive affirmations?
As small as they can be, try to focus on good things, learn from mistakes, try to live in present moment and do not dwell on past or worry about future, surround yourself with positive people and positive thoughts.
How you live your life is decided greatly by your attitude…:-)