No matter what you are doing in life – trying to accomplish a major life goal or just trying to get dinner cooked — thinking positive can help improve the outcome. When you get trapped in your “stinking thinking,” you can get caught up standing in your own way. If you want to have successes both big and small, the best thing you can do for yourself is to learn the power of positive thinking and how to incorporate it into your everyday life. At alteredSTATE, developing a positive mindset is one of our main pillars to sustaining a life of recovery.
On paper, thinking positive seems like an easy task — ignore the stuff that makes you feel bad, stay connected to what makes you happy, and sift through the chaos of your day in order to avoid negative thinking. But when put to the test, thinking positive is not always that simple. As humans, we have several different elements that infiltrate our lives, ranging from common daily stressors to long-term challenges that we may have difficulty overcoming. All of this is normal and expected, but when attempting to develop a positive mindset, you might need to do some extra work to get your brain (and behaviors) moving in the right direction.
So, what can you do to include positive thinking into your regular routine? Consider the following:
Developing the skills to alter your mindset on days when you need it most is extremely beneficial. However, if you are looking to maintain positive thinking and turn it into a lifestyle change, there are ways to do just that. We can teach you how – no matter what your circumstances. With our 1:1 coaching and direct lesson plans, you’ll learn how to maintain a positive mindset through disruption and drawbacks in your life and keep you locked onto achieving your goals.
It used to be that getting to an “altered state” meant that I was either drunk or high. Now that I’m sober, my alteredSTATE is about living a life I never imagined. What’s your alteredSTATE?
You’ve already come a long way. Let’s reach the next level together.