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Focus on the Positive

Hope4Families June 16, 2022

When you focus on positive things, you push your mind in a positive direction, and you perspective starts to improve. What’s important is that if you sustain a positive focus, it’s inevitable that you will become a more positive person. Focus gives you a powerful leverage over your mind. When you focus on a thought, it forces you mind to look in the direction of that thought. When you focus for a minute, your mind is focused in that direction for just a minute. When you consistently focus on it for days, weeks, and months, your life moves in that direction.

Not everyone accepts or believes in positive thinking. Some consider the subject as just nonsense, and others scoff at people who believe and accept it. However, the research clearly indicates its benefits.

What goes on in your mind can really determine your actions and whether you’re satisfied or dissatisfied. If you always think judgmentally, you’re always going to turn out to be a judgmental person. It is simply more satisfying to think about positive thoughts. Here are some tips:

  • Think about what you need to be OK, not about what is not right with other people.

  • Remember that you’re in control of your thoughts. If you’re thinking in unhealthy ways, you can change if anytime by thinking about something positive.

  • Good habits can replace bad ones by not giving up.

  • Develop positive focus for purposeful reasons – to enhance the quality of your life and the lives of others.

  • Accept that you are here to grow and evolve. Life doesn’t always go smoothly. Life’s lessons can be difficult, but it you see them as opportunities to become stronger, wiser and more resilient, you are growing and evolving.

  • Find some things positive to say to yourself and repeat them often.

  • Think of the cup as half full and getting fuller.

  • Hang around negativity and you’ll become negative. Hang around positive people and you will become and be like them.

  • Don’t go overboard while thinking positive. Make sure that you are constantly learning from your past mistakes.