When we think of the word “positive,” most of us probably think “happy.” However, happiness isn’t the only type of positivity. There are many ways to be more positive in your life, even when you’re experiencing sadness, anger, or challenges. Research suggests that we have powerful capabilities to choose positive emotions and ways of thinking. In fact, our emotions literally change our bodies on a cellular level. Many of our experiences in life are a result of how we interpret and respond to our surroundings. Fortunately, rather than repressing or trying to “get rid” of negative feelings, we can choose to interpret and respond to them differently. You’ll find that with some practice, patience, and perseverance, you can become more positive. Read more
1 BE GRATEFUL FOR LIFE
First of all, take time to look around you. Take time to appreciate the fact that you are still there, standing, breathing and seeing all those things around you. Think of how lucky you are for still having another day to live.
2 CELEBRATE YOUR TRIUMPHS OVER PAST STRUGGLES
A great way to develop a positive attitude about life is to think of all the past difficulties and struggles you have gone through, and how you’ve managed to triumph and overcome them. Those past problems that you have successfully negotiated and resolved will be your reminder that no matter what it is that you are facing and are about to face, you will eventually win over it.
3 FEEL AND BREATHE YOUR HAPPINESS AND SUCCESS
Obtaining a positive attitude and view in life can be achieved by constantly reminding yourself of how happy you will be when you finally reach your goals and dreams. So no matter what happens, when you’re feeling down and you feel like giving up, just think of how great it will be when you finally get what you’re aiming for.
4 BECOME A GOOD SAMARITAN
Another way of developing a positive thinking attitude towards life in general is by engaging yourself in positive activities. You can help your church, you can help an office mate carry her stuff or you can even help in a charity work. Doing these things will definitely attract positive energies and thoughts in your life.
5 CREATE A POSITIVE, VIBRANT ENVIRONMENT
Aside from the above mentioned tips that can help you stay positive, the physical aspect helps a lot too. A positive environment can trigger and let out the positive thinker in you. If your room looks gloomy, maybe it’s time for you to paint it with a more vibrant color.
Throw out the unnecessary things inside your room or your house; these unnecessary things will just make your space look crowded and suffocating. Making your house look clean and vibrant will instantly make you feel good.