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Seven smart tips on how to stay positive
By Khamis Hamis | Updated Aug 22, 2017 at 08:33 EAT
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SUMMARY
  •  Sharing your hardships with someone you trust allows you to receive some pieces of advice and encouragement that you can use to re-focus on your courage, perseverance, and strength.
  •  Surround yourself with positive people who will encourage you to do your best and help you attain whatever goals you have. 
  • You have to learn how to prepare for the worst but still hope for the best. 

Use Positive Affirmations

It is advisable that you write down all the things that you want to change in yourself. Put these in areas where you can see them everyday such as in front of your refrigerator, in your cork board, or in the mirror. 

Change Negative Thoughts Into Positive Ones

Negativity can be hard to eliminate if you keep on having negative thoughts. Although it may seem difficult, this negative feeling is all about mindset. This means that if you think negatively, you will view all the things around you in the same manner. Instead of this, why not try to look for the bright side of any negative situation?

Surround Yourself With Positive People

They say that habits and attitudes can be contagious. For this reason, it is important that you surround yourself with positive people who will encourage you to do your best and help you attain whatever goals you have. It would also help if you start weaving positive activities in your life.

Start Making Changes

Instead of contemplating about what can be the possible effects of a certain situation in your life, start thinking about the best ways to prevent the impact of such situation. It is already part of living to take risks. What’s important is that you are prepared for the things that life can bring. Use your negative experiences to make better decisions and build your character.

Share Your Problems

Dealing with your problems on your own can have a detrimental effect on your health. Allowing yourself to struggle can just make things worse. Sharing your hardships with someone you trust allows you to receive some pieces of advice and encouragement that you can use to re-focus on your courage, perseverance, and strength.

Create a Positive Environment

Making developments or changes in your office space, room, or house can make you feel welcomed, relaxed, and relaxed.

Be a Rational Optimist

Being an optimist does not mean that you have to pretend that nothing bad will happen. This mentality can trigger you to make poor decisions in your life and make matters worse. You have to learn how to prepare for the worst but still hope for the best. You can become an optimist without being an extrovert.

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