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We all want to reach that point in our lives were we fulfill our souls with happy thoughts, maybe in the movies it seems easy but in reality we have to go through steps.
“The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.” ~ Unknown
First you have to focus on what you want, find your goals in life, set your achievements, don’t get lost on past events, let those go; focus on today, fight for what you really want.
Believe happiness is a choice, we can all be happy we just have to find the way, there is a very big difference between being happy and feeling happy, feeling happy is a temporary phase we all pass through, but being happy is a life style we achieve.
Rid your life of negativity, this step may seem difficult but its really not that hard, getting rid of negativity doesn’t mean never having a down day, it means seeing that as an opportunity to get stronger, events happen but it depends on us how we choose the perceive it.
Now that you got rid of the negativity in your life it will become simpler to focus on the positive things in life, the next step is look for the positivity in your life.
Not only do you have to be positive with yourself you also need to be positive with others and this will create a great impact on you, helping others makes you focus on the important things in life and focus on achieving your goals and keep a positive attitude towards obstacles life throws at you.
People may think obtaining and primarily maintaining a positive attitude can be difficult maybe even impossible, but its not.
Gaining a positive attitude can be hard at first, but that’s what the steps are for, if you set your mind to it and follow the steps you can achieve anything you set your mind too, keeping a positive attitude isn’t just a way of thinking, it’s a way of moving, creating, designing, discovering and ways to keep moving forward.
Once you’ve gained the ability of positive thinking, keeping it isn’t going to be hard. There are also some steps in maintaining a positive attitude:
Do the things you love, don’t try and do what makes other people happy, do your own thing; listen to music, read a book, play with your pets anything that inspires you, relaxes you and helps you stay positive.
And most importantly use Gratitude to Improve Your Attitude, focus on the things you have, not on the ones you’re missing.
“Enjoy the little things in life because one day you`ll look back and realize they were the big things.”― Kurt Vonnegut
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By Sofia Paez