The Positive Mind
In the exponential globalization with more platform and pressure to perform makes it only natural to find yourself exhausted at the end of the day. Overwhelming tasks at works, the monotonous bill payment, and ceremonial meetups sometimes becomes too much causing our minds to go to bed blankly staring at the ceiling feeling a lack of purpose, sometimes with thoughts deeply troubling. Not surprisingly, most of us will relate to this because we don’t make the little investments in a positive mindset.
If you’re looking for ways to wake up to mornings that are filled with purpose, look at 20 ways that get will get you through your day with nothing but positive energy!
It’s not just flexing your muscles to suddenly seem more socially approachable but smiling is known to improve mood, prolong relationships and reduce stress. So relax and smile when faced with stressful situations, and you’ll be able to handle everything just right.
Text someone close to you
Keeping in touch with those friends and family reminds you of people who love you and who you can count on. Tell them about how your day went, and listen to how they spent their time. This will build a stronger connection of love between you two and fuel you with positive feelings for the day.
Let go of the hurt that weighs you down by forgiving. It’s the first step towards forgetting bitter experiences and bitter people. It’s time to replace these negative memories with positive ones!
Help someone out
If you know someone who’s going through a rough patch in their life at the moment, talk to them and ask them how they are. Helping people around especially when they need them helps you to spread positive energy and reinforces the positive mindset within you too!
Give people respect
Its one way of always building positive and healthy relationships. Plus when you give out respect, you’ll get it back too.
Get up and randomly buy a friend a gift. Surprise them with it and feel the happiness sparkle through their eyes and maybe even their smiles or laughter. Take home a happy memory. To see yourself as a cause of someone’s sudden happiness is always a positive feeling.
Motivate a friend
Talk to a friend if they need encouragement or a little pep talk. Sometimes an encouraging sentence is all we need to buckle up and get down to finishing pending work. You being the source of someone’s motivation for work is one thing you should do today if you want to spread positive energy.
Try reading some positive and motivating quotes by people like Abraham Lincoln, Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King: its bound to instill a constructive approach in you. Simply reading positive literature can help you develop a positive mindset.
Remind someone you love them
Tell someone what they mean to you. Text your friend, boyfriend or your spouse reminding them you love them. Call up your mom or dad and ask them how they’ve been doing. Remind your loved ones that they’re your loved ones.
Give back to your community
Volunteer at a community service organization to work for those less privileged. Save money and donate it to a charitable organization. Make yourself a positive addition to the society; it’s probably one of the most satisfying feelings.
Yoga won’t just flex your muscles to make you feel active the entire day; it’s known to cut down negative thinking and bring back the inner peace. Find yourself building harmony between the mind and the body and radiate that positive energy wherever you go.
Help mother earth
The world faces a global crisis in the shape of environmental degradation. Many species remain endangered while others sit on the verge of extinction due to increased human activity that takes little account for species besides themselves.
Don’t do that. Make recycling a practice. Start planting trees. Maybe introduce biodegradable packaging to your family. Give love to mother earth.
Travel improves social communication skills, helps build confidence and brings about peace of mind. It broadens your original horizons by accepting new cultures, new people and new settings and gets you some real-life education you don’t learn in school. Most employment contracts stress upon holidays; they give employees a holiday entitlement to travel because it’s proven to make you more positive and re-energized.
Tell your coworker if they looked nice today. Ask your friend where they got their earrings or dress from because it’s stunning. Compliment a stranger on your way back home. Tell people they look beautiful. It’s gonna spread around a lot of smiles and a whole ounce of positive energy!
Set smaller goals for your day
Don’t overwhelm yourself by setting unbelievably huge tasks for your day. Break down these targets into smaller tasks. It will help you achieve them better and is more likely to help you feel a sense of accomplishment.
Physical activity is known to release endorphins that help in regulating your mood and make you feel happier. It is also bound to make you feel less tired due to increased blood circulation and active energy levels. Take a sprint or go for a jog in a nearby park and see the magic unravel itself.
Write a journal
It might surprise you but those who write journals have a higher chance of increasing their IQ as it evokes mindfulness. Writing about your feelings and analyzing them makes you emotionally intelligent. Writing about how your day went and what’s your responsibility and faults and whatsoever is neither is a beautiful way towards healing and self-improvement.
Help the poor
If you have some extra cash with you or clothes you don’t need, give it to someone who needs it more than you. Its one way of the multiple ways described to make you more useful to the society by making you a positive addition to it.
Read about ideas
Read about ideas that have changed the world. These ideas, such as Thomas Edison lighting the first light bulbs, Virginia Woolf introducing the “stream of consciousness” to the world of literature, or Socrates who brought about criticisms of democracy which is imperative to improve the system of governance itself. These people didn’t get the credit they deserved that easy, it was a series of backlash and failures after which the world finally realized the gravity of their thoughts and ideas. Reading about these ideas and how they came into being will teach you that no one has it easy: the more the struggle, the nobler and greater the reward.
Feel connected to the universe
There is nothing out of rhythm in the universe. The cross-section of an atom mimics the detailed structure of the solar system and how a healthy sleep pattern follows the exchange of the day and the night. Everything is balanced when we look at the mother nature and whatever brings a disruption to that balance causes the system to derail: take a look the at increased global warming as a result of industrial activity polluting the system. So find your inner balance by clockworks of the universe to find an almost surreal sense of tranquility.