Jan 28, 2018
First, let’s talk about WHY to stay
When you are happy, upbeat and positive. It promotes
self-confidence. It improves creative and cognitive thinking. It
improves emotional state for things like happiness, joy, and love.
And, when we are in a good emotional state, people will normally
produce a higher number of actions… in general. So happy people do
and accomplish more.
So let’s talk about a few ways to STAY positive.
- Be deliberate about what you put into your
brain. Start with turning off the news. Engage with the
right people. Read books. Listen to motivational content (podcasts)
rather than the radio.
- Eat right, get good sleep, and exercise. Eat
the right things, the right times and so on. You can’t live on just
cookies and get fat, and wonder why you don’t have any energy… it’s
because you are overweight and only eat cookies. Make deliberate
time to go to the gym, or if not the gym, walk around the
neighborhood. Go for a walk with your spouse, and kids, make a
connection and make it fun.
- Have an attitude of gratitude. Take time out
to really focus on and consider what you’re grateful for. It’s not
just the “right” thing to do; it also reduces stress. Research
conducted at the University of California, Davis, found that people
who worked daily to cultivate an attitude of gratitude experienced
improved mood, energy and substantially less anxiety due to lower
- Add value to someone else today. What you give
to people and how you treat them will be reciprocated. And if you
treat people well it starts to reflect on yourself.
There are a lot more options and ways for staying positive or
becoming a positive focused person. But I find that these work the
best for me. These things give good energy, help to steer my focus
for the day… and ultimately allow me to remain a positive influence
on myself and others, therefore being viewed as an overall positive
Download This Episode Now!