This is a Happiness post from Ellie Jo to help you think happy thoughts.
In order to bring about a positive lifestyle, you need to think happy thoughts and go through life as an optimist. If you do this, then you’ll boost your chances of having a happy life.
If you see the world negatively and are a pessimist for too long, then you’ll likely encounter a lot of the negativity that you predict will happen. The brain has an amazing way of gravitating towards what it thinks about.
When things go a little wrong, you’ll still be pretty pleased as you’ll be more inclined to pick out the positives of the situation.
Fortunately, this isn’t a case of making wholesale lifestyle changes and being overly dramatic. You just need to shake up a few things and train your brain in different ways. Here’s what to do:
Take In Positive And Motivating Content Each Day
Life can get you down if you’re not careful. This is why you absolutely MUST get the right kinds of content into your mind as frequently as possible. You have to do what you can to train your brain to believe all of the good things in life.
It’s very easy to fall back into a bad habit of being negative or down. So do what you can to listen to speakers, music, podcasts, and anything that will boost you.
Envision The Things You Want In Life
A lot of people don’t believe this to be true, but it absolutely does help. It’s not a case of visualizing something and it appears in front of you, though. Your brain will attract what you constantly think of. If you think about something for long enough, then the chances are that you’ll do certain things to pursue it – even without realizing sometimes.
For example, if you want some prime luxury real estate in your life, then think about it every single day and work for it. If you want a wonderful career, let your mind picture it and go chase it. Where there is a will, there is a way.
Surround Yourself With The Right People
The people you spend most of your time with matter so much. Much like the idea of surrounding yourself with the right content, you must also do so with people. Choose people who lift you and want the best for you.
Be around people who will make your life a lot better. Choose people who want the best out of their lives, it’s contagious. This is one thing you’ll want to catch.
Work Hard At Whatever You Do
One of the keys to happiness in this life is hard work. At the end of the day, we all feel a lot better when we’ve put a real shift in. Nobody is happy with sitting around and doing very little. A lot of people like to give up at the first sign of struggle or when they have a few failures.
Never view failures as bad things – view them as progression chapters and things to learn from.
Conclusion Think Happy Thoughts
Waking up each morning with a Positive Mental Attitude is the behavior you need to start a new habit for happiness.
Erin is the mother of identical twin girls and their slightly older brother. She is a domestic engineer, and previously had a career leading customer service teams for a major HVAC company. Cleaning without harsh chemicals, and cooking easy and usually healthy meals are part of Erin's daily life. She volunteers with youth leaders, and genuinely wants to help others win. Erin has a degree in Communications, with a focus on Broadcast Journalism.