Make sure that you have an attitude-boosting morning routine that puts you in a good mood so that you can start the day off right. Instead of waiting for external things to make you happy, be happy and then watch how that influences the things that go on around you. Happiness is an attitude, not a situation. Relish Small Pleasures.
How to Stay Blissfully Positive at Work – knowucconkarot.cf
Big pleasures—graduation, getting married, being promoted, having your book published—come too infrequently. Life is made up of tiny victories and simple pleasures. With the right mental attitude, watching the sunset, eating an ice cream cone, and walking barefoot on the grass are all you need to be filled with joy. Smiling will give you an instantaneous attitude boost. Try smiling for a minute while you think of a happy memory or the last thing that made you smile. Smiling releases endorphins and serotonin, also known as the feel good hormones. Upload Positivity to Your Brain.
Change your attitude for the better by uploading as much positivity into your brain as you possibly can. Take Responsibility. At any moment your attitude can be that of a victim or of a creator.
How Verizon Media and our partners bring you better ad experiences
The first step you need to take to shift from victim-mode to creator-mode is to take responsibility. Have a Zen Attitude. Be Proactive. A reactive person allows others and external events to determine how they will feel.
A proactive person decides how they will feel regardless of what may be going on around them. Be proactive by choosing your attitude and maintaining it throughout the day, regardless of what the day may bring.
How To Think Positive Everyday: 4 Simple Steps to a Happier Life
Change Your Thoughts. Positive thoughts lead to a positive attitude, while negative thoughts lead to a negative attitude. Have a Purpose.
Bringing meaning and purpose into your life—knowing why you are here—will do wonders for your attitude. Focus On the Good. In order to have a positive attitude, focus on the good. Focus on the good in yourself, the good in your life, and the good in others.
Stop Expecting Life to Be Easy. The truth is, life gets tough at times. For all of us. It can even be painful. Keep Up Your Enthusiasm. Enthusiastic people have a great attitude toward life. Have a list of ways to lift your enthusiasm ready for those times when you feel your zest for life draining away. Two little mice and two miniature people are put in a maze. When Nelson Mandela was incarcerated—in a tiny cell that was just 6 feet wide—he kept his hopes up by visualizing himself being set free.
Over and over again, I fantasized about what I would like to do. Limit Your Complaints. Whining about anything and everything is not conducive to a positive attitude.
Instead of complaining, do the following:. Constantly complaining leads to a bad attitude. So stop complaining. Instead, start looking for solutions or accept what cannot be changed. However, for everything going badly, there are probably dozens of things going well. Make list, and post it where it's visible. Just as an attitude of doom and gloom makes you see more problems, facing the future with a sense of wonder makes you alive to all sorts of wonderful things that are going on, right now, everywhere around you.
Like this post? If so , sign up for the free Sales Source newsletter. Had a lousy morning? Things looking grim? Like this column? Sign up to subscribe to email alerts and you'll never miss a post. The opinions expressed here by Inc. More from Inc. Sponsored Business Content.
- Watch Next.
- “Irresistible Debauchery” - Two couples leading four separate lives.
- Descartes: Philosophy in an Hour?
- Trouble Hunter.
- Everyday Power!
- The Proud and the Free: A Novel?