How do I start thinking positively?

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Try any one of these 5 practical suggestions to start thinking more positively about things both big and small:

  • Reconsider your mindset
  • Be kind to yourself
  • Say thank you
  • Visualize having a good day
  • Treat positive thinking as a habit

#1. Start by reconsidering your mindset.

Henry Ford once said,“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.” In other words, the view we adopt for ourselves profoundly affects the way we lead our life. For example, if you believe you can think more positively, you can make it happen. However, if you don’t believe in the power of positive thinking, then your resistance will become your main obstacle. How can you think more positively? Start nurturing a “growth mindset” (versus a fixed mindset). If there’s something about your mindset you don’t like, you can change it for the better. Carol Dweck’s book Mindset: The…

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