August 19, 2015 12:00 AM | by Nada Allam
How to Have a Positive Mindset
The time has come for you to handle the tough situations in life with a positive mindset. It is all about training your thoughts, and trying to see the cup half full instead of half empty. We're sharing with you a small guide, on how to have a positive mindset in your daily situations, especially when life gives you lemons.
1. Will this matter in five years?
Start by asking yourself a series of questions. Will this matter tomorrow, by the end of the week or in five years? If the answer is no, then do not waste your time worrying or obsessing over it now. Just let it go.
2. Remember: Everything has a bright side.
Take this as a rule in life. If you really think about it, every difficult situation you face has a bight side to it. You just need to find it.
3. Read positive quotes.
You will be surprised by how uplifting it is to read motivational or inspirational quotes. Dumbledore always says, ‘Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.’
4. Use positive words.
Don’t settle for the, ‘I am doing fine’ answer! Use words like ‘fabulous,’ ‘amazing.’ It will have a positive impact on your mindset.
5. Always choose what makes you happy.
This is your life, and what makes you happy does not have to agree with your surroundings.
6. Take time in your day to appreciate what you have.
This is the equivalent of receiving a warm hug, except you are giving it to yourself. When you list the things you are grateful for, you will notice a sense of relief leading to your positive mindset.
7. Surround yourself with positive people.
It is no secret that negative energy is contagious, the same applies to positive energy. In order to keep a positive mindset, you need to maintain a positive surrounding.
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