5 Tips To Stay Positive Everyday

 In our life, we have to experience different emotions everyday. Sometimes it can be hard to stay positive when you are being drowned by negativity. Yet there are many ways to keep yourself positive, even when you're experiencing anger, sadness, or challenges.

 Negative emotions affect our life in some ways. They would narrow your mind to accept new concepts or opportunities. This will lead to stress and even depression if you are not handling these emotions well. Thus, you will have to change your way of thinking to deal with those stressful situations. It is said that we are able to do positive thinking to help with the situation we are dealing with. To live a happier life, it is important to learn how to keep positive thinking and improve your life.

How to stay positive?

1. Make an effort to find a positive side in everything

You can't control what happens to you, but the only thing you can control is you reaction to it. It is your decision to look on the positive side in everything and make the situation better.

It is just like the old saying: it is up to you to see the glass of water is half full or half empty. There is no need to feel depressed in life while you still have things to be grateful to. You are seeing this post because you have a device that is connecting the Internet. You must know that we are possessingmore than most people on earth. 

However, a research said that our brain usually focuses on the negative side of life, like tragedies, failures, worries, etc. That's why we need the effort to focus more on the good side. But how?Let’s start with a gratitude list and read them whenever you get a chance. You will not have the time to depress when you keep reminding yourself that you have too many things to say thank to. It will attract more blessing, and you will feel much better in life.

2. Create a positive environment

The power of your own is not enough. Having positive people around you will help you to stay positive in negative situations. Let’s surroundourselves with people who will support you and lift you with smile instead of dragging you down by native emotions.

Instead of people, you can also try to read positive books and watch inspiring movies.Music is also one powerful tool to use. The classic lyrics like “what doesn’t kill me make me stronger” are always good one to hear in your frustrating time. 

3. Exercise more

Research shows that daily exercise releases good mood endorphins, which will make you feel better. It will also keep you in good shape and keep up your confidence.

The University of Toronto releaseda research that physical activity helps to fight depression.

4. Help others

Volunteering or doing charity can boost your spiritual health and give you internal peace. Buying a big house and cars will not increase your overall happiness in the long run. Contributing to the betterment of the people will also make you realize how much fortunate you are than others. 

Researchers found that when we dedicate a little time or money in helping others, this has a significant effect on our happiness. This is because our total focus will be on how you can give or be of service to others and paying less attention to negative people and things around you.

5. Meditation

Meditation will improve your focus, attention, clarity and will keep your mind calm. It keeps you from getting stressed out and keeps you happy in the long run. It is beneficial for both the body and mind.

According to a Harvard researcher Matt Killingsworth, meditation helps you to concentrate and pay attention to the present and accept it without judging. It is useful in forgetting about the past and not worrying about the future.Here for meditation tips for beginners. 

6. Get enough sleep

When we don't get enough sleep, negativity takes over our mind. Your body needs to recover from the day before stress. Sleep helps your mind to stay focus, be productive and happier. People who get good sleep tend to feel less anger and stressful.

In research, it showed that hippocampus, a part of a brain, which processes positive and happy thoughts. When we don't get enough sleep, this function starts to creak and starts developing more negative thoughts than before.

7. Express your feelings

There is a lot of things keep happening in our life, which we hold inside ourselves. And when we express those emotions, we feel relief. You should always have someone trustworthy you could talk to and someone who can understand what you are going through. And if you don't find that right person, you can just write it down.
 
 
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