Every day will have something in it that is positive, whether it’s a smile from a loved one, a change in bad circumstances, or your luck changing. Somedays you need to look a little more to find it, especially with how pressured the world is at the moment. But, it is there.
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Let’s have some of the ways you can keep yourself positive below:
Keep A Gratitude Journal
Writing in a gratitude journal can make you feel miles better if you are struggling to see the positivity in your life. The more specific you can be the better. There has been a number of studies that show that gratitude is heavily linked to your positive emotions, life satisfaction, and overall well-being. People often find it difficult to see the gratitude in their life and used things like talking to family and friends or online psychic readings as a way to see what is good.
Listen To Music And Sounds That You Enjoy
Listen to the sounds and music that make you feel how you want to feel. Research suggests that music is powerful and is able to activate the part of our brain that releases a feel-good chemical called dopamine, it also relaxes the body. This means that happy music can, in fact, make you feel happy.
Share Your Positivity
With the way that the world is at the moment, the chances are that if you are feeling a little lower than normal, other people are too. Why not send a few thank you emails, or do one act of kindness each day. There are many studies that prove that acts of kindness can dramatically boost your happiness, make you live longers, and improve depression.
Challenge Your Negative Thinking
If you’re thinking negatively about something, someone, or a situation, try taking a minute and asking yourself if there could be a more positive way to view it. There is plenty of studies that have shown that thinking more optimistically is brilliant for your health and good for your well-being.
It may sound too simple, however, simply smiling more can make you feel happier. The feedback that is sent to your brain when you smile, can have an impact on your emotions. So smile at people passing by, smile to yourself when listening to your favorite song, and remember to smile in those happy moments.
Follow Your Passion
You should always try to do something that makes you excited. Sign up to volunteer for something you believe in, or start a class to learn something new. It can help you to find a sense of meaning in your life, live longer, have better life satisfaction, and make you live healthier.
Even if you take a few minutes a day to mediate it can be brilliant for your mood, help to decrease stress, and improve your sleep. If you meditate regularly you will find that you have greater self-awareness, are calmer, and have better focus.
These are seven small ways you can keep yourself positive. Is there anything that you do to keep yourself positive? Please share some of them in the comments below.