3 Powerful Phrases That Will Change a Negative Mindset

3 Phrases

Have you ever found yourself stuck in a pattern of negative thinking?  Maybe you’re angrily ruminating over your endless list of household chores because you feel like the only one who cleans up in your house, or your mind is working overtime trying to figure what could possibly be causing the person in front of you to be driving so darn slow.
We all have negative thoughts now and then, and there’s nothing wrong with that.  In fact, it’s important to allow yourself to acknowledge and accept them from time to time. However, spending too much time stuck in negative thought patterns can affect your mood and even your health, so it’s essential to have some techniques to help you shift gears.
If you find yourself burdened by frequent negative thoughts, try one or all of these phrases to help you change your mindset:

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8 Benefits of Optimism and How to Increase Yours

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

It’s human nature to pay more attention to the negative things in our lives  than the positive – after all, it’s how our ancestors survived!  But while it may be natural to focus on our difficulties and the things in our lives that don’t go as planned, spending too much time stuck in those thoughts can lead to problems.  You may not be able to change the situations that arise, but you can learn to look at the bright side, and boost your happiness in the process! Continue reading