How to be Positive

how to be positive

The word “positive” is such a beautiful and powerful word. Yet, most of us tend to disregard it.

We tend to overlook the power of positive thinking and living.

When someone says “think positively,” we all know it’s easier said than done. Because there are times where we all feel like giving up.

There comes a time in almost all our lives where we feel like nothing is working out.

There are situations where we just can’t be practical or at least think practically.

However, positive thinking never harms anyone at any point.

As a matter of fact, positive thinking changes your life for the better.

It is definitely impossible to keep a smile in our faces at all times. Because we all know that sometimes the emotions get to best of us.

And there is no one to blame but ourselves for feeling a certain way.

Nevertheless, it doesn’t mean that you can’t remain positive even in the hardest of times.

There is nothing wrong with going through struggles while staying as positive as you can be.

And if it’s still hard for you, here are 5 ways you can be positive.

Be kind to yourself.

how to be positive

Everyone says that we should be kind to other people. Since we don’t know what someone might be going through, it’s not our place to judge.

However, one thing we forget to tell everyone is to be kind to ourselves.

We’re the only ones to know our battles. So, why is it that while spreading kindness to others, we forget or neglect ourselves.

Being kind to yourselves helps you think positively. Which in turn gives you the strength to become a better and more positive human being.

Explore Nature.

The peace and serenity that comes with exploring nature are truly incomparable.

Exploring nature brings out the positive energy within us. It reduces all our stress and makes us forget the negativity.

Just a tiny glare at the greenery can boost up your happiness hormones like endorphin, dopamine, and serotonin to the next level.

Exploring nature increases your positive thinking ability. And also lets you fall in love with the beauty of mother nature.

Find humor in bad situations.

To be very honest, the people that find humor in everything is the best kind of people.

Humor is a defense mechanism most people use to stay positive, even in the darkest of times.

Life is a series of event we live and like anything else, a bad situation also passes.

It’s important for you to remind yourself of this and focus on the bigger picture. Rather than getting hung up on the past.

Humor teaches us that even the worst situation gives us important life lessons.

And it’s all up to us, whether we want to be the ones that are always grumpy and negative. Or, laugh our troubles away live be positive.

Practice Gratitude.

how to be positive

We all know a few people that never gets tired of saying sorry and thank you. But, are they really thankful?

It’s hard sometimes to admit to people that you’re thankful for the things they do or simply for existing.

Practicing gratitude helps you become a positive person as you’ll have the ability to see the good in everything.

It reduces your toxic emotions like resentment or frustration. And increases the feeling of positivity and acceptance.

Surround yourself with positive-minded people.

It is a proven point that negative people drain your energy and drags you out of your positive zone.

In order to be positive and think positively, it’s important you surround yourself with positive-minded people.

This not only affects the way you think but also influences your actions and behavior.

But that doesn’t mean you have to completely ignore people that gives you negative vibes.

You can at least try to change their perspective and negativity by spreading the positivity you have.

Positive-minded people helps you to connect easily and spread the goodness inside you.


About the author


Talks to self, more than others. Watches "the Office" all night and quotes Michael Scott all day.
"I am Beyoncé, always."