Easy ways to think positively and change your life

March 22, 2022 By AM

7 Easy Ways to Think Positive & Change Your Life

Positive thinking can add so much to your life – and now we know that positive thinking can add years to your life. When you think positively you get rid of stress and tend to live a healthier life and make better choices. If you’re naturally a negative thinker, there are ways you can change that thinking and get on the path to a life-changing way of thinking.

If you really want to begin to think positively and change your life for the better, look at the following ways you can incorporate into your own lifestyle:

BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR THOUGHTS: No one can tell you what to think or control how you react to your thinking. When you begin to take responsibility for your thoughts, you’ll face the reality of what they’re doing to or for you and be more able to change those negative thoughts.

PLAN TO THINK POSITIVELY: So many of our thoughts come from the subconscious mind. When you plan to think positively, you won’t be as apt to take what you’re thinking as reality. Instead, you have the time and opportunity to think it over and come to a conclusion that reflects the reality of the situation.

AVOID NEGATIVE PEOPLE: Negative people can ruin your best-laid plans to think positively. They can feed the fire of self-doubt and anxiety. It can sometimes be classified as a crowd-mentality, so don’t fall prey to it. Think for yourself.

WRITE DOWN YOUR THOUGHTS: It’s helpful if you can see at the end of the day what your thoughts have been. For a while, take the time to write them down. You’ll see what went wrong with your thoughts and be able to improve them.

CONSIDER THE REPERCUSSIONS: For example, if you have a deadline for an assignment and it becomes clear that you’re not going to meet it, consider what might happen. If you finish it on time, it won’t be as good as you wanted. If you take more time, it may cause other problems. Also, consider solutions. For example, you could ask for an extension to the deadline.

MINIMIZE CATASTROPHIC THINKING: Rather than thinking the worst about a situation, try to minimize it and lower your anxiety level by being

practical about it. If you’re susceptible to those thoughts, avoid situations (such as television news) that might cause you anxious thinking.

You CAN control your thoughts.

The more you practice,

The easier it will be!