Is your glass half-empty or half-full? How you answer this question about positive thinking reflects on your outlook on life, your attitude toward yourself, and whether you're an optimist or pessimist.
Today I am going to talk to you about why you should make your life more positive and how to eliminate the negativity.
William Shakespeare once said -
‘Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.’
Meaning that although some people are born naturally great others can also still train themselves of that greatness. This also applies to going from negative to positive.
A recent US survey found that 97 percent of women are more willing to think and speak negatively about themselves than they are to give a positive spin.
This statistic tells us that women can more easily fall into a negative headspace from their appearance or about how others view them. This negativity is unhealthy to the mind, body and spirit.
Imagine you’ve spent your whole life running against the wind, and it has been a miserable struggle every step of the way.
Then, one day, the wind changes and is at your back.
In one instant, running becomes effortless for you, and you feel like you’re flying with no resistance at all.
This is what it’s like when you learn how to change your thoughts, and when you start replacing negative thinking with positive thinking.
When a person is given a situation there are two choices. Simply to make it good or to make it bad. Your brain has full control over which way a situation goes and it is up to you to make it a positive one.
The more you understand the value of replacing negative thoughts with positive thoughts in your own unique way, in a way that makes complete sense to you the more your brain is open and motivated to changing its way of thinking.
Some of the health benefits that positive thinking can provide are:
• Increased life span
• Lower rates of depression
• Lower levels of...