Tips For Staying Positive

Introduction:Sometimes life can bring you down and leave you feeling pessimistic or cynical about the world. Here are a few tips that could help you see things in a better light and improve your general attitude. This is just my point of view on things that help me stay positive.

  • 01

    Surround Yourself With Positive Upbeat People

    We all know people that go about their day with a smile on their face and a cheerful greeting for everyone they meet. Try to expose yourself to more people like this and it will help your daily outlook improve. Stay away from those with negative attitudes that can drag you down.

  • 02

    Take Notice of the Less Fortunate

    No matter how bad you think your situation in life is, there is always someone else who has a more desperate situation to deal with. Realize this and you will see that you have less to worry about than you thought. When you see someone else in crisis move on to #3 and take action.

  • 03

    Help Others Overcome Their Difficulties

    This could be anything from donating money or time to a charity or special cause within your community to helping a neighbor finish a project they may be struggling with around their house. Doing good for others will inspire you! You'll feel appreciated and fulfilled knowing that you lightened someone else's load.

  • 04

    Listen to Upbeat Music or Music That Brings Back Good Memories

    This might sound trivial but music can transform your attitude in a matter of seconds.
    You know the feeling you get when a great song comes on the radio? Think about some old favorites you haven't listened to in awhile and crank 'em up! Sing, dance, play air guitar--whatever makes you smile! Go to the supporting link below and watch the inspiring video and song by fellow LM5 writer, Ponchomeg.

  • 05

    Make a List of Negative Aspects In Your Life and Start Correcting Them

    Prioritize the list in order of easily solved problems to very difficult problems. Take action to correct the easy ones first and with each correction you will feel more and more positive and gain confidence to correct the more difficult ones down the road.




Final Thoughts

If things become too difficult to handle on your own and you're feeling depressed or hopeless seek help from friends, family and qualified health care professionals.


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Comments

  • goodselfme 11/10/2012 Flag This Comment

    Another h5 while I am re reading this great list.

  • pamperedpen 8/13/2011 Flag This Comment

    Great info on staying positive. Thanks for a H5 list!

  • snowfence 3/24/2011 Flag This Comment

    Thanks for the tips for staying positive. LOL I thought this was about LM5 growing...

  • ponchomeg 11/22/2010 Flag This Comment

    Wow!! Thank you for including me in this fantastic list of tips for staying positive. I am so honored. :) I definitely believe strongly in positivity in the world and in myself. Thanks for sharing this great list! I will be sharing it a lot! These are wonderful tips for staying positive. Thank you again for letting me be a part of it. :) Peace & Love, Meagan

  • goodselfme 10/20/2010 Flag This Comment

    Great positive actions for a healthy mind and body. Well done! I pressed "I like it" and awarded you all the stars possible too.

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