Why and How To Keep Positive, Mental Attitude – 7 Great Tips…
7 Exercises That Train Your Brain to Stay Positive
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As a daily positive thinker, life’s distractions, negative people, and other external “brain drainers” can leave you faced with challenges to conquer. The good part is, you can learn to train your brain to help stay positive when times are tough.
Try these 7 tips to help train your brain to stay positive:
1. Daily Gratitude
“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” – Henry Ward Beecher
Place your journal, a pad and pen or your phone with the gratitude app next to your bed each night. When you wake up each morning, make it a habit to write down at least three things you’re grateful for. It can be anything from family and work to a good nights rest or the morning sunrise – whatever is positive in your life deserves a little thank you note from your soul. When attention is focused on gratitude, that which we’re grateful for will expand.
If it’s difficult to think of something right away, realize that something JUST happened that you can be grateful for… you woke up today. Not everyone gets that opportunity.
2. Stay Centered
Staying centered throughout the day will help keep you from being derailed by negative energy that tries to consume your confident, positive attitude. You can find balance in many activities, such as yoga, meditation, deep breathing, walking in nature or any other activity that puts your mind at rest. When you center, the mind ceases, the soul is allowed to speak. The calming energy produced from a good centering exercise surrounds the body, bringing about an unshakable spirit that will surely help you stay positive.
“Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” – Hermann Hesse
The adage “An idle mind is the devil’s workshop” couldn’t be more true. When the mind is focused on completing the day’s schedule successfully, negative energy is powerless. Now you may ask “but what about the external READ MORE: http://www.powerofpositivity.com/7-tips-how-to-train-your-brain-to-stay-positive/