These past few months have been horrible, uncertain, depressing for many of us and I must say it has been so relieving and grateful to have my partner that has been SO supportive, encouraging and positive!
What is the meaning of Positive Thinking?
Is the practice of focusing in the good in any given situation. It can have a big impact on your physical and mental health. It simply means your approach to the good and the bad in life with the expectation that things will go well
Characteristics of a Positive Mindset
Optimism 🧡 willing to make an effort and take a chance instead of assuming your efforts won’t pay off.
Acceptance ❤️ acknowledging that things don’t always turn out how you wanted or expected to, learn from your mistakes.
Resilience 💜 bouncing back from adversity, disappointment and failures instead of giving up.
Gratitude 💙 continuously appreciating the good things in your life.
Consciousness/ Mindfulness 💚dedicating the mind to conscious awareness and enhancing the ability to focus.
Integrity 💛 being honorable righteous and straightforward instead of deceitful and self serving.
If you adapt Optimism, Acceptance, Resilience, Gratitude, Consciousness/ Mindfulness and Integrity in your life it will help you develop and maintain a positive mindset.
Other Benefits Of Thinking Positive Include
- Better quality of life
- Higher energy levels
- Better physical and psychological health
- Faster recovery from injury or illness
- Fewer colds
- Better stress management and coping skills
- Longer life span
Positive Self Talk
Self talk is your inner dialogue. It’s influenced by your subconscious mind and it reveals your thoughts, beliefs, questions and ideas. It can be distressing and encouraging. If you are negative person it will have a negative impact on you but if you are a optimistic and positive person it can really help you mentally but also physically and ofcourse on your creativity as well.
Self talk can help with enhancing your self performance and general well being. A positive self talk and more optimistic outlook.
Live With Gratitude
So many positive things happen our day and often we ignore them while letting one negative comment or even ruin our mood. It can help to keep a gratitude journal where you write down things you are grateful for each night or during the day.
“Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.”— William James
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