Happiness is a choice. Choose to be happy! Smile. Right now. I mean it. Make you muscles work happy. Are you smiling yet? If you are, you are already feeling more positive, aren’t you?
You can´t live a positive life, with a negative mind – right?! There are many good articles about “PIA” on the web. Here is a summery of nice practical tips of developing your own Positive Inner Attitude.
Watch your language. How you talk to yourself and to others have a tremendous influence on you and the other person. How is your inner talk? Do you have a critical inner voice? Use positive “can do” words. Avoid the following words: can’t, should, difficult, impossible, but, try, doubt, limitation
Practice mindfulness – be mindful of all that you do, washing dishes mindfully, eating your lunch mindfully. This makes you appreciate what you are doing, helping you to be positive.
Choose to be with positive people – positive people radiate good energy. When you are around positive people, you will automatically take on their behavior.
Develop an attitude of gratitude. Gratitude is one of the most important virtues of highly positive people.
Read inspirational stories and quotes.
Live in the present moment – happiness is found only in the present moment. Because the present moment is the only reality that there is. The past is gone, the future is unknown, but the present holds your joy.
Find something positive in any situation. This is not about denial. It is about finding something good in a situation. Confront people that are lying for you.
Take care of your body. One of the positive attitude tips that many people forget about out is taking care of your body. You need to give your body and mind the best care. Exercise and eat a healthy balanced diet.
Repeat affirmations. When you are stuck, affirmations can help.
Find your life purpose. Why are you here?
Know your goals and go after them. If you don’t know your life purpose yet, that’s ok. Begin by discovering what your goals are and then go after them. Remember keep positive, you can achieve your goals.
Practice kindness. Be kind to others, offer a smile, do little things every day. It will make you feel better about yourself and your attitude will be more positive.
After reading this summery of PIA´s – Take an action – What are you going to do different at work/ in life tomorrow (and for the future)!
Enjoy the ride!