I’d like to share with you 8 best tricks to think positive thoughts so you can be happier most of the time.
One the biggest challenges of human being is deal with negative voices inside your minds, that are impossible to stop with your conscious effort.
So, what’s the solution to get rid from the nagging thoughts, and negative self-talk?
The ultimate cure is to think positive thoughts recurrently throughout the day.
But before we dive into the how-tos, let’s take a look in the source of the negative, and sabotaging self-talk.
Where Do Negative Thoughts come from?
Negative thoughts are often the product of established patterns that are related to our belief systems.
There are a variety of factors that lead to negative mind:
- Being around negative, and criticizing people.
- Bad experience.
- Negative friends
- Abusing parents
Is it possible to make a drastic change?
Despite of all the negativity that you pick up from your environment, or old experiences, you can make the change, and take control of your life.
That’s the point of starting my blog, is change myself, become a better version, and impact other people down the process.
Fortunately, our mind is a malleable organ, meaning we can develop new neurons connection that will lead to an empowering thinking, and a better life.
I want you to drop the fixed thinking that change isn’t possible, and all the stories rolling inside you head, and I’m here to tell you that change is possible.
8 Best Tricks To Think Positive Thoughts Every Day
Let’s delve into the 8 best tricks to think positive thoughts and release all the old mental programming:
1.Be kind to yourself.
Are you treating yourself with total kindness, and love? Or beating yourself up when things aren’t going in your way?
Unfortunately, we get to blame ourselves when something doesn’t turn well, or a sudden event that created some disruptions in our life.
Self-love is one the highest qualities that will bring happiness, joy not only to yourself, but also people around you.
If you want you a strong, positive, and happy life, the key is to build a habit of gratitude.
Gratitude is the foundation of a positive and fulfilling life. You need to show love towards what you already have, so you can get more.
In today’s world, there’s so attachment to the materialistic things and lot of people buy into the illusion that they will make them happy, but the end of day they get none of that.
I brought this up because I want to you know nothing externally will complete you.
There are a lot of things to be grateful for, and you your job is to find them.
Start by writing down 3 things you’re grateful for in journal, first thing in the morning, or before you go to bad.
Learning to think positively is like strengthening a muscle the more you use it, the stronger it will become.
Researchers have shown how you explain events, is connected to whether you are an optimist or a pessimist.
Optimists tend to have explain things in a positive way, Obviously, that’s what make them optimistic.
To get in-depth insights between optimistic and pessimistic people, and also different explanatory styles, check out my FREE book on positive thinking bellow:
4.Assess the benefits of positive thinking
Undersetting the benefit of positive thinking will get more motivated to work on your positive attitude and straightening over time.
Choosing to think more positively will not only help you take control of your life and make your everyday experiences more pleasant, but it can also benefit your mental and physical health as well as your ability to deal with change.
Here are the mental, and physical benefit of a positive thinking:
- Lower rates of depression and distress
- Better mental and physical well-being
- Increase your emotion intelligence when coping with stress.
- Create a strong social connection with others.
5.Take note of 1 positive moment every day
Capturing the positive things that happen in your day-to-day life has been proven to be a powerful exercise of raising your positive thinking, and your vibration energy.
A study was done on 90 undergraduate students, and half of them were told to write positive things in their lives.
The other half, wrote just random things that didn’t have any impact on their emotions.
After just three months, the first group who had written positive things start to notice a better mood, and they were more satisfied with their lives.
Reciting positive affirmations is an easy way to get rid from all the mind weeds, and reprogram you mind.
Not only positive affirmations will reprogram your mind, but also will help you to feel good about yourself.
The moment, you say those affirmations with emotional intensity, all you’re doing is shifting your focus, and energy on that, disturbing, all the negative voices.
You need to be disciplined with it. Don’t expect the results will come after a few days, this exercise takes time, just enjoy the moment, so you can see the pay off.
7.Create a positive environment
If you let yourself surrounded by people that constantly talking and thinking in a negative way, the chances are high to be contaminated by their pessimism. There is why you have to:
- Establish a new relationship with people that look at things positively. Optimism is contagious, so the company of optimistic people it is a source of confidence and happiness. Plus, you will unconsciously take model on them, which is a good thing.
- Take a critical look to the media than announce non-stop bad news. An excessive consummation of negative events, it will seem you the end of the world is soon.
- Be always after the good news.
8.Just say thank you
If someone does something nice for you, no matter how small it is, tell them that you are grateful.
If someone holds the door for you or lets you into their lane in a traffic jam, either say thank you or give a friendly wave and smile to show your gratitude.
“Thank you” is more than about acknowledging kindness.
It makes you feel better and another person feel better. It is a true win-win, and can even be instrumental in deepening casual relationships.