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How to Help Others with their Positive Thinking

Once you get used to thinking more positively and living a positive and optimistic life, you can start sharing this with others. Helping others to think more positively is a wonderful way to surround yourself with happy, content people who will lift you up just as much as you lift them up. Here are some helpful tips for helping others with their own positive thinking. Become a Beacon of Hope and Positivity There is no better way than showing by example. Without saying a thing, people will know when you have become a more positive person. Suddenly, your Facebook posts are about optimism and light, instead of blue, sad, and depressing updates. When they are around you, you always have a smile on your face, and when something negative happens to you, you always have a way to be positive about it. This is what others will see, and soon…

5 Easy Ways to Express Gratitude

If you want to be a more positive person, sometimes it just takes appreciating the good that is already in your life. This can be done by expressing gratitude. Here are some different ways you can express gratitude every day. 1. Become an Active Leader If you want to be more grateful of others and show your gratitude, be an active listener. This means not just hearing what someone says, but really absorbing what they are telling you. Don’t use your phone when someone is talking to you. Look them in the eyes and take in what they are telling you. This is active listening and shows the other person that you care about what they have to say. 2. Express Gratitude in Your Journal As mentioned previously, many people like to show gratitude is by writing it down in their journal. This is something you can do every day, by writing…

4 Tips for Thinking More Positively Every Day

As you have learned from our previous blog posts on the subject – and if you are following along with our Positive Thinking Challenge – thinking positively every day has many benefits. It helps with your emotional and physical health, from improving your daily life and relieving stress, to actually helping with your physical health and wellbeing. If you want to learn how to think more positively every day, here are some tips to get started. Have More Confidence in Your Own Abilities More often than not, a lot of your negative thoughts are related to fears you have about your own abilities, and not at all rational. You may be like me. I talk myself out of doing a lot of things because I have major self-doubt. Are a lot of your negative thoughts during the day related to how you think you are failing, or in ways, you…

How to Turn Negative into Positive When You Have a Bad Day

We have been talking about how to turn negative thoughts into positive ones, but it isn’t always as easy as just putting a positive spin on it. Sometimes, you are just having a terrible day and are completely consumed by one derailment after another. These are the days when you need to think a little out of the box if you still want to be a positive person who thinks optimistically about everything in life. Here are some tips for reframing those negative thoughts into positive ones, even when it seems like everything is going wrong. Why Bother? You might be wondering why you should even bother reframing your negative thoughts? Technically, you don’t need to, but it can help to maintain a positive attitude as you go through life. It is not what happens to you that defines you, but how you deal with it. Repeat after me, “it…

Why Journaling is Good for Positive Thinking

If you are following along with our Positive Thinking Challenge, then you already know that a journal is an amazing tool to use for thinking more positively. It isn’t just great for gaining more clarity and venting your frustrations, but also for your journey to being a more positive person as well. Keep reading to learn about all the reasons why you should use a journal to increase your positive thinking. You Can Reframe Your Negative Thoughts Using a journal will help reframe your thoughts into more positive ones. This is one of the biggest hurdles of thinking more positively since you can’t control negative things that happen in your life. Almost every day, unexpected events will transpire that might put you in a funk, make you feel sad or frustrated, or just really affect the day you had planned out for yourself. While you can’t control these events, you…