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Do These 5 Ways to Practice Positive Mindset!
Dr. Agus Setiawan

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Do These 5 Ways to Practice Positive Mindset!

Sometimes you get so swept up in life that we often forget how important having a positive mindset really is. Not only for your bodies or your mind, but also to for bringing happiness to those around you. Positive mindset is the practice of focusing on the good in any given situation. Once you have a handle on negative thinking, it is time to play up the positive. Try these are several ways to practice positive mindset.

Smile more

People who smiled (or even fake-smiled) while doing a stressful task felt more positive afterward than those who wore a neutral expression. You will benefit more if the smile is genuine. So, look for humor and spend time with people or things that make you laugh. It could release your stress.

Reframe your situation

When something bad happens, instead of getting upset, try to appreciate the good parts of the situation. For example, instead of stressing about a traffic jam, recall how convenient it is to have a car. Use the time that you're stuck behind the wheel to listen to music or a program you enjoy.

Keep a gratitude journal

When you sit down each day or week to write down the things you are thankful for, you are forced to pay attention to the good in your life. People who kept gratitude journals felt more thankful, positive, and optimistic about the future. They also slept better.

Picture your best possible future

Think in detail about a bright vision for your future such as career, relationships, health, hobbies. Try to write it down. When you imagine your life going well, research suggests, you will be happier in the present.

Focus on your strengths

Each day for a week, think about one of your personal strengths, like kindness, organization, discipline, or creativity. Write down how you plan to use that strength in new ways that day. Then, act on it to improve yourself more.


Conclusion

To sum up, by practicing this, you can add more positive thoughts to your life and enjoy the benefits that come with optimism. Having a positive mindset and that kind of outlook on life will not just improve your experience, but you will also have more benefits mentally and physically.

Reference:
Positive Thinking: What It Is, What It's Not, and How to Do It. (2021). Retrieved 3 November 2021, from https://www.webmd.com/mental-health/positive-thinking-overview
Rastogi, Rohit. (2017). Role and efficacy of Positive Thinking on Stress Management and Creative Problem Solving for Adolescents. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology. Vol. 2.

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