I found this quoted image quite striking and decided to include it for a little extra motivation. It rings true: “A negative mind will never give you a positive life.”
So what can you do to become a more positive thinker? Kendra Cherry has a very short take on it titled Think Positive which presents a couple of tips that have withstood the test of time that will get you started.
A few common strategies involve learning how to identify negative thoughts and replacing these thoughts with more positive ones. While it might take some time, eventually you may find that thinking positively starts to come more naturally. Consider putting some of the following tips into practice.
- Avoid Negative Self-Talk
- Try Humor
- Cultivate Optimism
- Keeping Working On It
For the explanation behind these tips, please read Kendra’s short article which begins…
You have probably heard a thing or two about the benefits of positive thinking. Positive thinkers have better stress coping skills, stronger immunity, and a lower risk of cardiovascular disease. While it is not a health panacea, taking an optimistic view rather than ruminating on negative thoughts can benefit your overall mental well-being.