You choose your attitude everyday. When bad things happen you can focus on the negative, or you can decide what actions to take to solve the problem. Look on the bright side, and look for the good no matter what! You will be more productive this way.
Don’t feed into and let others negativity influence you. Remember this and you will be more productive and lead a happier life!
Peace, and love!
Some more inspiriting quotes:
“Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.” Benjamin Disraeli
“It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” Epictetus
When I find myself complaining I rephrase things like this:
I have to go to work. Let me rephrase that. I get to go to work. I have a job to feed my family with. I am not unemployed.
I have to get up early and take my kids to school. Translation: My kids live in a country where every kid has access to education. My kids know how to read, write, do math, and science, and so on.
I’m gaining weight. Let’s turn that around. I have food to eat, and can choose to have self discipline to eat well and exercise.
I have to get up too early. Translation: I am living another day, I can make it a good one, and have a positive attitude.
I’m sick, I have cold, and flu. Change the thought process to: I am healthy I just caught a bug, it will go away.
I have a flat tire, or need my car worked on. Translation: I have a car, I have transportation. I can always fix my car.
The energy bill is too high. I have heat in my house, and warm water. I have a job to pay for this heat. My kids will never sleep in a cold house.
My body is in pain: I can still use my body, walk, run, and exercise. I can always stretch and get a massage.
I have a tooth ache: I have access to dental care.
Be constructive with your complaints, and see what you can do about it, and always look on the bright side. This is a way to rewire your brain to choose positive thoughts, and helps prevent depression!
This is a good reminder for me to focus on the good things in life, and not the negative things in life, which contribute to depression. I am working on my mental health right now.
In light of Thanksgiving, there are many things to be thankful for, and there are things in life that are just negative. Bad things happen, bills are due, bad attitudes from others. There is plenty of situations in life that we can choose to let drag us down, if we let it. Rewire your brain and think of the good! Don’t let negativity effect you, instead think to yourself “What can I do to make this situation better”?
You only have one life, make it your best. Chose to have a positive perspective, and happiness will follow. Always look for the good, and look at obstacles as room for improvement, and think to yourself, “How can I react to this situation in a more constructive way”?
Everyday we choose our attitude, and how we react. Be positive, constructive, and firm. Assertive, not passive, so others walk all over you, and obviously not aggressive. Choose to view life with a positive lens.
There is plenty of bad things in life to focus on, but let’s focus on the good, and go far in life. <3