Changing Your Thinking to Change Your Life
Let’s face it, the way this world is going is not in a very positive direction. Bad things are seen in the news every day. Life is becoming very demanding and very fast-paced. There is a constant necessity to be on top of your game, handling relationships, work, and family, and being happy at the same time. Add to that the very little ‘me time’ you get. All this becomes really stressful and can put anyone in a negative state of mind.
That doesn’t mean that we are always tightly wound and stressed out. We all have our moments of relaxation and unwinding. In the broader sense though, all these negative energies surrounding us tend to affect our mind. It is known that the human brain is programmed with a negative bias, meaning that it is more responsive to negative situations. This means that we are more sensitive towards unpleasant events and respond more to them.
Although it sounds grim so far, there is some silver lining. It is actually possible to alter your thinking patterns to how you want them to be. How to ask? Read on to find out how to reprogram your mind.
The first and most important step is to decide what you really want to achieve, become, or do. This helps lay the groundwork for your subconscious mind to start bringing about change. Make a list and stick to it. Remember to be very specific and firm. Don’t keep changing your goals, as this will only add to the stress and not be fruitful.
This method is a part of the ‘Law of Attraction’. It involves repeating positive statements to yourself about something you perceive to be negative. For example, if you are scared of facing a tough college assignment, say “I’m a smart, intelligent, and brave person and I WILL do this assignment well”.
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