7 Ways To Stay Positive Even When You Think You Can't

Karishma Govil , 23 Aug 2018
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Happy Girl (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

There are so many reasons to stay positive and happy! But, there are many times when the mind wanders in the dark spaces of thought and you can’t help but feel negative and low. For times like these, here are a few things you could do, to help you stay positive even in tough situations. Let’s get right to it.

1. Surround Yourself With Positive People

Most of your positivity will be absorbed through people you’re surrounded with. Make sure to hang out with happy shiny people who will motivate you and put a smile on your face.

2. Read Self Help Books

There are many books that’ll tell you to stay positive and that your mind attracts and manifests what you think. So, read books like The Power of Positive Thinking by Vincent Peale, The Secret by Rhonda Byrne, or The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle to help you stay positive.

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Watching TV (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

3. Watch Happy Movies

Movies like The Holiday, Kung Fu Panda and Love Actually will lift your spirits right away. Watch light and happy movies like these!

4. Program Your Mind To Have A Positive Perspective

It’s tough to stay motivated and positive, especially in a rough situation. It’s slow, but make sure to start by consciously making your mind go in a positive direction. It may be hard at first, but with frequent effort, you’ll get there.

5. Start Meditation

Meditation really helps clear the mind. It helps a person think calmly and eventually move towards positivity.

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Help Someone (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

6. Help Others

Helping others will automatically make you feel better. There’s a joy in making others happy. That ought to make you feel positive.

7. Follow Positive Quotes On Social Media

A daily dose of positive quotes will reassure your mood and help you stay positive all throughout the day.

Being positive can only truly be possible with self-realisation. These things above will help in gaining positivity back into your life even in the trickiest situations.

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