How to inject positivity into your life
“You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind”
There was a time in my life when I felt really low. Despite achieving my goals, I didn’t believe in my own abilities as an entrepreneur. What’s more, I was surrounded by people who thought that they were better than others. As a result, I ended up questioning myself every single day.
After a while I realised that I couldn’t carry on like this. I knew I had to change my mindset and inject positivity into my life. I did a bit of soul-searching and cut ties with negative people and those who drained my energy.
Life is not a bed of roses and there are situations we can’t control. I remind myself every day to look at the bright side and concentrate on the good in my life. It’s not always easy so I put together a list of things you can do to be more positive and enjoy life.
Cut ties with negative people
You don’t have to be friends with everyone. Cutting ties with people who are a negative drain on you really helps.
Be kind to yourself
Befriend your inner critic. When you brush your teeth in the morning, look in the mirror and pay yourself a compliment. Focus on features you love.
Don’t compare yourself to other people
Comparison is the thief of joy. Stop comparing yourself to strangers on the internet. Their life is also not perfect. They just choose not to show it to others.
“Worry less, smile more. Don’t regret, just learn and grow.” – Unknown
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Keep a journal
You don’t have to write long entries. Sometimes I just jot down 2 or 3 good things that happened to me during the day. I also keep a gratitude list.
Take a piece of paper and make a list of things you would like to achieve in life.
Go for a walk or exercise
Are you looking for more reasons to get active? Exercising releases endorphins.
I’m guilty of being an over-thinker. I constantly remind myself that I shouldn’t waste my time and energy on overanalysing things and situations that had already happened. Instead I try and focus on the future.
Buy fresh flowers
Fresh flowers always put a smile on everyone’s face.
Do something for yourself
Go for a walk, put on Netflix, or read your favourite book.
What do you do to bring more positivity into your life? I’d love to read your tips.