There are a lot of things in life that can easily set you off course. So many, in fact, you may think there was no “course” to begin with. Each of our lives are significant in such a way that we all have a unique path to follow. If we find that proper balance in our lives, we experience a deep feeling of satisfaction that doesn’t get rattled by external experiences. That life-affirming power of a positive attitude will be your way to get to your true path and bring yourself the life you were meant to live.
Does a perfect life really exist?
To be bold and honest ‘” Yes! However, this perfect life is not the same for everyone and a perfect life does not mean there are no tragedies, unhappiness or bad days. A perfect life is a life that is being lived out the way it’s meant to be. When you experience that deep feeling of satisfaction and are doing the things that make you feel good and have the people in your life that you can comfortable communicate with, you can assume that you are coasting on the right track. Life will still have its ups and downs but you will not be daunted by external circumstances and you will be thinking in the positive.
How to develop that winning positive attitude.
Positive thinking does not come easily. It’s a life-long focus and not to be taken for granted. Those people that are living the full and balanced lives are still doing some type of positive thinking exercises every day. They may have it down to a fine art by now, but they know that they need to be constantly protecting themselves from the negativity that seems to be engrained in our social structure. Just a few little daily exercise will get you pointed in the right direction:
- Start your day in a positive mindset by writing, saying or even just thinking of a few of the great things in your life. Don’t entertain any thoughts of what is not going good, just bring your focus to what is going good. The sunny day, your children, your partner, being able to walk, to use a computer or see the great outdoors. Come up with a load of these goodies for the first 5 minutes of your day.
- Spend 20 minutes at some point in your day meditating. It’s an exercise that has numerous benefits and really should be taught in the school systems to promote good health and good thinking. Any type of meditation will work, just as long as you’re clearing your head of the superfluous thoughts and allowing calm and non-judgmental thoughts to prevail.
- Read! To be a bit more precise, read inspirational, motivational, self-improvement books. Just reading for 10 minutes every day will provide the open mind you need make positive thoughts a regular occurrence.
Find the balance that leads to a positive attitude.
All these positive thinking ideas sound good but they aren’t the only step to living the good life. You need to find a balance in your life where you are able to express yourself physically, mentally and spiritually. This is also a life long endeavor, never to be considered done. Also something that is unique to each person, so don’t feel that you need to be living your life the way anybody else is. In fact, don’t ever compare yourself to anyone else. We should only be comparing ourselves to ourselves. There are many different approaches for you to try out in this area, but one exercise you can be doing to nurture these 3 main areas of your life is to take a walk through nature and really notice your surroundings through all your senses. Nature is a healer of all things great and small.
A balanced life and a positive attitude will take you far in life. The often quoted saying from Winston Churchill, “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” is the quick way of saying that your attitude about everything in life can determine how good or bad it really is. It’s the value you put on a situation that makes it so. Your attitude may not be easy to change ‘” but it is worth it for a life of greatness. How about making the conscious effort to put a positive spin on everything in your life and test out that power of a positive attitude.