There are a lot of positive words, wins and wisdom shared over the various media platforms these days. Partly, that's because positive insights and stories are much needed in our lives right now. Reflecting on the last year, 2020, I couldn't think of a more encouraging principle to help us all move forward in healthy, happy ways than the idea, "Believe in the Positive."
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“People deal too much with negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?” - Thich Nhat Hanh Wow. There is a lot to this statement, but there is also a lot left out. When you find yourself uncertain in regard to what "positives" you should see and believe in, or why you should even do so, realize it's the Universe telling you it's time to stop and reflect.
Exercise: Believe In The Positive
Take a few moments to ground yourself and get comfortable with the exercise of turning inward. Stop. Be quiet. Be still. When you're ready, reflect on what positivity means to you and how you can tap into it and move past challenges and obstacles. Journal your thoughts. Believing in the positive will help you reset your compass from looking back to being fully alive in the present, to then looking and moving forward. To help you further unearth your "positives" consider the words faith, hope and belief as cues for identifying positive influences in your life.
Faith. This is a word that is often associated with organized religion. While that is certainly one source for inviting positivity into your life, faith also extends to personal trust. For example, when you have faith in your abilities and confidence that you can achieve your dreams, you are engaging with trust and inviting positivity into your life. To that end, it is helpful to take inventory of your skills, knowledge and experiences because they can all bolster trust in yourself and serve you well. Ask coworkers, customers, family members and friends to share their observations and provide feedback on the qualities and attributes they admire in you.
Hope. Getting out of bed each morning, you step into the world filled with hope. Before anything can change your disposition or trajectory for the day ahead, you experience hope that pushes you to get up and get going. Your life is built on hope. Otherwise you wouldn't have stepped out into the world. So that begs the question, what are you hoping for? Use the moment to cast your mind upon your desired favorable encounters, experiences and outcomes. Saturate your mind with positive expectancy for the day ahead. Keeping those images top of mind is positive reinforcement of your expectations for a better future. “Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.” - Thich Nhat Hanh Belief. It really all comes down to this word, belief. What you believe is what influences the level of positivity in all that you do. If you have strong belief around justice, then working towards justice will bring about positive change in you and your community. If you believe in your vision of becoming an entrepreneur you will make positive plans and take aligned actions for your entrepreneurial future. If you believe in your capacity to be imaginative, thoughtful, diligent and collaborative, you will muster the commitment and perseverance to utilize those attributes to pursue and reach your goals for successful living. Faith, hope and belief are just a few fundamental principles of positivity. They help you project and promote positive ideas, behaviors and results and in much the same way, draw them toward you. The world is waiting for you to make your positive contribution and impact. Believe in the positive. In doing so, you'll find your path to becoming irresistible.
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