Many of us are our own worst enemies, constantly stopping ourselves from achieving our goals with negative self-talk. This type of negativity serves only to limit our potential and prevent us from achieving the success that we are capable of. We are what we think we are. By thinking positively about all things, we admit into our minds thoughts, words and images that are conducive to growth and success. By expecting happiness, health and a successful outcome of every situation and action, it will be more likely to manifest in reality.
Stop limiting your own potential, and try out these tips to develop the power of positive thinking in yourself.
1. Decide to be positive
Take that vital first step in deciding to be a more positive person. Make a conscious choice to conquer the negativity around you and in you. No matter how dismal your life seems at the moment, choosing to be more positive is 100% up to you.
2. Make a habit of positive self-talk
Be your own personal cheerleader. Encourage yourself with daily positive affirmations. They can help develop a positive mindset, improving your emotional well-being and self-esteem, thereby putting you in a better position to achieve your goals.
3. Avoid negative people
Surround yourself with caring, positive individuals who will support you and encourage you to disregard all that negative self-talk. Negativity is contagious. Avoid being around those who sap your energy and motivation with their relentless negativity.
4. Try new things.
Nothing cures fear better than forcing yourself out of your comfort zone.Trying new things and new experiences can do wonders to enhance your positive outlook on life. The sense of achievement that comes from learning a new skill like playing the guitar will elevate mood and self-esteem.
Reprogram your brain to replace all negative thoughts with positive ones by practicing these simple steps to start with. If you do not do this, you will never achieve the success you deserve.
Cheryl Lacey Donovan is the creator of the Golden Life Coaching/Mentoring system. To learn more about Cheryl, her coaching system, or to have her speak at your next event visit her website or contact Carolyn Hall of the Cl3 Agency