Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Banish Negative Thoughts For Good

From Negative to Positive in Two Steps

1. Discount negativity

When something negative comes up in your mind, attack it with positivity. Think about how things would turn out if the opposite outcome were to occur. In most instances you have a 50/50 chance, so why not focus on the side that would benefit you.

Respond to the negativity with answers that prove it to be wrong, that suggest it could work out in your favor.

2. Affirm it

Affirmations are a good way to positively convert your thought process and remind yourself of your abilities.

Recite them to yourself for a quick and simple pep talk. It’s an easy way to get your head back in the game.

Soon enough you’ll get to the point where you don’t need to say it. You’ll just act accordingly without prompting.

Staying confident and positive can be hard when you’re scaring yourself. The way you talk to yourself and how you think about your goals affects your level of motivation.

You need to make sure you’re in the right space and can combat any negative that comes along, whether it is from you or your environment. This simple two-step process will keep you armed and ready for action.

When was the last time you talked yourself out of something?

When you talk to yourself or think about trying something new, is it coming from a positive or negative place?

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