Positive Thinking Vs Negative Thinking – Which Road Do YOU Take?

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Are you an optimist, and always looking on the brighter side of life? or are you a pessimist, always down in the dumps, and seeing the negative side of things?

With so much negativity in the news and in the world around us, it is so easy to take life for granted and forget how lucky each of us are to have the gift of life, and for the lessons it has taught us. I believe life is a precious gift, we only get one chance at living it here on earth, so we may as well live it up, and enjoy the ride!

I very much dis-like the word colour, when referring to race…we can’t help the skin we are born in, therefore I believe we are all equal, no matter what our skin colour is. Yes, we all might have differences in beliefs and religions, but that’s just what makes us all unique. – If only each and all of us woke up to that fact, and started a journey of peace and positivity, this world could really be a better place….wishful thinking, huh!!

Just to remind you of the benefits of positive thinking, I have listed a few I could think of, versus the unhealthy benefits of negative thinking, just to give you a gentle nudge on the shoulder, and get your mind ticking…..

Benefits of Positive Thinking-

Health is improved, and you feel great

You enjoy life to the fullest

Your surrounded by loved ones

You see the good in everything!

You glow with happiness

You enjoy your own time

You have great relationships with your friends and family

Life is a breeze

You lift others up with your affection and praise

You wake up each morning feeling truly grateful and thankful

You always count your blessings

You always see the good in every situation, no matter how bad it may be

……I could go on and on, but you should get my drift

The Health Risks of Negative Thinking –

You constantly worry about everything

You dis-like life

You feel like you have the world on your shoulders

You feel like you have no real friends or family that love you

You are quick to judge others and are easily angered or annoyed

You may suffer from depression and or anxiety

You are constantly sick

get the drift?….not much fun, hey?

Now, if you are a bit of a negative thinker…you can change your life around, and start living a happier, and healthier life, it all starts with simply counting your blessings, thinking how truly grateful you are for the lessons you have learnt and for what life has given you. Have a look around you…do you have a roof over your head? Do you have a comfy bed to sleep in at night? Do you have a comfy lounge to relax in? Do you always manage to put food on the table for the family? Do you have a tv to watch at night, after a hard day’s work? Do you have a computer, a laptop or mobile phone? – These are just a few of the things you most likely have, and so easily can be taken for granted, now just think of how grateful you are for all that you have…..can you imagine life with out any of them?

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As bad as you might feel and unhappy with life, right at this very moment, just like the saying goes, ‘Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain! ‘ – when you learn to see the good of each and every moment, you will start to truly enjoy life and the struggles it brings, seeing them as lessons to be learnt rather than a struggle!

Thank you so much for stopping by and having a read…I hope I have helped to inspire and remind you of how precious life really is, and how amazing you really can make it…it all just starts with YOU!!  🙂

Love and hugs always!!! xo

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Be a Magnet of Gratitude!

gratitude quote

I just love this quote! it pretty much sums up gratitude in nut shell! No matter where you are in life right now, at this very moment, if you aren’t feeling the magic of gratitude, stop for just a moment, and take the moment to think what it is in your life right now, that is stopping you from feeling happy. Is it your current job? is it your relationships? is it that you feel like you don’t have enough money?  – What ever it is, you CAN change it! and it’s really quite simple…just start practicing feeling grateful for every single moment, situation and thing in your life right now, no matter how bad you feel about the situation, turn it around, be thankful and grateful for what it’s taught you and the lessons you’ve learnt.

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The power of gratitude is incredible…once you learn to practice it every single moment, you will start to wonder why you never did before!

Image for one moment…having every single thing you could ever want…the dream home, the dream car, taking the family on countless trips away to your favourite location, being completely in control of your life!  – You can have it all! it’s the law of gratitude, – what you give out, you receive, and it’s been proven time and time again, by so many famous people. There’s even countless books on gratitude, – my favourite is “The Magic” written by Rhonda Byrne, the same author of  the very popular book, “The Secret.”

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If you haven’t got the book, I urge you to get yourself a copy….it really is an awesome read, and a powerful book. If you follow her teachings and advice, you will start to see your life change almost instantly!

When you start practicing gratitude, being truly grateful for everything you have, just like a magnet you will attract great things!

It all just starts with you….how you see the world, and those around you will reflect upon your attitude and in your life. You’ve heard it said, ‘life is like a mirror, when you smile at it, it smiles back at you’ – it’s true! There is a lesson in everything that has happened to us, good or bad…it’s bought you here to where you are today, and shaped you to be the amazing person you truly are!

Hope you’ve enjoyed reading….Thank you for stopping by….you really are AMAZING! xo 🙂