Positive Thinking, Your Key to Success: Positive Thinking, Your Key to Success Positive thinking is a mental attitude that admits into the mind thoughts, words and images that are conductive to growth, expansion and success. It is a mental attitude that expects good and favorable results. A positive mind anticipates happiness, joy, health and a successful outcome of every situation and action. Whatever the mind expects, it finds.
BY: Amlan Roy chowdhury
In his book "Change Your Brain, Change Your Life," Dr. Daniel Amen talks about "ANTs" – Automatic Negative Thoughts. These are the bad thoughts that are usually reactionary, like "Those people are laughing, they must be talking about me," or "The boss wants to see me? It must be bad!" or “my employees are whispering, they must be up to something mischievous.”When you notice these thoughts and realize that they are nothing more than ANTs; squash themSquash the "ANTs"
As you begin to follow a healthier lifestyle, you are giving yourself the message that you are worth taking care of. Even if you’re not sure yet if you believe that, you’ll soon start to feel better physically, and that will help you feel more positive. Exercise several times a week, eat healthy foods, and learn some relaxation techniques for when you need to take a stress break.
Make sure that the people around you are optimistic in their outlooks. Nothing is more contagious than negativity, so try to banish it in your environment.
Several times a day, take a moment to analyze what you’re thinking. Are you being positive or negative? If the latter, try to reframe the situation in more positive terms. By becoming more self-conscious about your negativity, you’ll learn to curb it.
Stresses and challenges don't seem quite as bad when you are constantly reminding yourself of the things that are right in life. Taking just 60 seconds a day to stop and appreciate the good things of life will make a huge difference. When you are down or on the verge of failure; close your eyes and remind yourself of intricate problems you have solved in the past. This action will boost your morale to face your challenges in business squarely. It’s called “drawing inspiration from your past exploits.”
I once failed in my 12th grade and my Father said, “ Don't worry son failures are the pillars of success” . I was immediately elevated to a positive mood and resolved to do better. But then I failed again and father said , Son will you keep building the pillars? Won't you build a house on it? I understood his frustration, but the way he reprimanded me was unique. I never looked back after that.
THIS IS THE POSITIVE STROKES THAT WE FAIL TO GIVE OUR CHILDREN.
By increasing social activity, you decrease loneliness. Surround yourself with healthy, happy people; and their positive energy will affect you in a positive way.
HEALTHY HAPPY PEOPLE. A GOOD LAUGHTER IS POSITIVITY ENHANCED.
Why does United States have the highest number of billionaires in the world?
I am neither an American, nor do I reside there but I can feel their patriotism and positive attitude just by watching them on T.V. It’s this same positive mental attitude that made a Kenyan; in the person of Barrack Obama emerge president of the United States.
Believing that something we are experiencing is either permanent or temporary. A low score implies that you think bad times will carry on forever. A high score shows confidence that you'll be able to get things back on course quickly.
Believing that situational factors cause an effect or that the effect is evidence of more universal factors at work. A low score shows that you tend to think that if you've experienced a problem in one place, you'll experience that problem wherever you go.
Before starting with any plan or action, visualize clearly in your mind its successful outcome. If you visualize with concentration and faith, you will be amazed at the results.Read at least one page of inspiring book every day.Watch movies that make you feel happy.Minimize the time you listen to the news and read the papers.Associate yourself with people who think positively.Always sit and walk with your back straight. This will strengthen your confidence and inner strength.
Walk, swim or engage in some other physical activity. This helps to develop a more positive attitude.
Try listening to repetitive soothing natural sounds (waves, wind, waterfall, stream, etc.) from a selected high quality sound device.