Invasive in nature, negative thoughts happen to replace the positivity that resides in each one of us. However, it is important for us to take the failures in our stride and still move on with a positive attitude. Positive thinking, universally, has been proved to be the key to a healthy and a happy life.
Here are some simple tips that could help you keep away negativity and stay happier.
1 . Identify the Culprit
-Try and figure out the reason for all the negativity in your life and work to get rid of these. Work related stress, relationship issues or other personal problems, make sure you figure it out and resolve the problem.
-Spend some time with yourself every day to understand yourself better as it will help you introspect better as well.
2 . Declutter And Re-organize
-Keep your surroundings clutter free. Clear clutter from your room, your wardrobe, your car and your desk.
-The more organized your surroundings are, the better your life will be. This will make way for positive flow of energy into your life.
3 . Set Short And Long Term Goals
-Setting goals for yourself helps you stay motivated and makes you strive for them. Start each day with a unique “to do list” and make sure you work through the day to strike off the tasks listed
-It helps you stay focused and keeps you busy. Rightly said, ideal mind paves way to negativity, so set targets for yourself.
4 . Take Up A Hobby
-Take out time for hobby such as reading, gardening, music or something that gives you happiness.
-Reading helps in warding off stress and worries by diverting your attention. It has also been found to reduce stress hormones such as cortisol and keeps you happy.
5 . Try Herbs
-Try relaxing herbs such as chamomile, passion flower and lavender. Try herbal teas such as green tea that are a rich source of antioxidants (L-theanine) and relaxes the mind.
-Place herbal incense sticks in your surroundings. This will help you provide a calm, soothing environment and elevate your mood.
6 . Try De-stressing Therapies
-Mindful meditation practiced by focusing on the present and observing your thoughts as they come, can help in reducing anxiety caused by worrying thoughts about the past and future.
-Yoga strengthens and adds flexibility to your overall body including your back and neck muscles.
7 . Seek Help
-Research suggests that talking out your worries can significantly be helpful for many. Sharing your worries helps to ward off the stress and also makes one feel lighter.
-Consult a doctor in case the situation worsens.