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I Suck at Saving Money, But I’m Gonna Do Better This Month

So we’re almost halfway through the month when I realized that I forgot to post my goals for the month. This post has actually been written since the 3rd, but my work schedule has been so busy. And when I finally get home from work in the evenings either even up having to continue working another couple hours or I don’t even want to touch another computer until the next day. And here we are, on the thirteenth of the month. Just reviewing my goals for the month. #dontjudgeme Let’s just get into my recap of January’s goals below. Finish My Vision Board I gave myself the entire month to finish my vision board because I was lacking the images I needed to complete the board. I asked friends for magazines and even attempted to purchase magazines before I realized…

Here’s Why You Should Create Affirmations for the Fall

If you’ve been following me for a while, then you know I am a big fan of affirmations. Affirmations are an amazing tool when you want to be happier and more optimistic, get the right focus, and improve your mental attitude. You get to choose what affirmations to use, whether writing them down or saying them out loud. Here is some more information about using affirmations in the fall season. Benefits of Daily Affirmations Here is a rundown of the main benefits of using daily positive affirmations: It promotes a positive attitude and change in your mindset. This is definitely one of the best reasons to use daily affirmations. They are always positive statements meant to put you in the right mindset. It helps you throughout the day when you start your day with more positivity and kindness. You learn…

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…

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.…

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…