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How Positive Thinking Can Change You


Developing a positive attitude can really help to push you forward when life gets to be too much. Positive thinking isn’t something that fully happens overnight, but it can start with today. Life is tough for everyone. There are trying times that make you want to wave the white flag in surrender. We get it. That can happen to the best of us.

If you are ready to open your mind up to the possibility of positive thinking changing your life for the better, then please read on to learn how positive thinking can change you.


Anticipate Success Not Failure
Positive thinking allows you to anticipate success versus failure; a positive thinking person will always expect the best to happen for them. Positive thinking will allow your mind to go for success and make it happen in all areas of life.

Makes You See Blessings
Positive thinking will change your life in that you will no longer see bad situations as a curse; all failures will be viewed as blessings. For example, a positive thinker will see a specific failure as a chance to learn and grow versus something that is meant to weigh them down.

Strength to Move Forward
Positive thinking will transform your life because you are given the strength to move forward. No more will you be weighed down by thinking that negativity will always get you, positive thinking changes the way your mind works and gives you inner strength.


Boosts Self-Esteem
Nothing is better than that feeling you get of a higher self-esteem because you are now using positive thinking skills. The self-esteem boosts you receive once you start using positive thinking skills are tremendous and naturally allow your life to change for the better.

Focus on Solutions
Positive thinking will change your life because you will start to naturally focus on solutions versus problems. No more is the life of worrying about problems that arise; your mind will automatically go towards a solution and solve everything that’s tossed at you in life.

See the Glass Half Full
This is something many should be familiar with; there’s a glass of water in front of you and one asks if you see it as half full or half empty. The positive thinker will see it is half full. Why? Because positive thinking makes you perceive life in an optimistic light at all times.


Positive thinking will change your life in so many ways that the list could go on for hours. Between the changes that happen both internally and externally, positive thinking will surely allow you to engage in a happier and healthier lifestyle. When you make the decision to become a positive thinker, you will never go back to that dreaded thought pattern you were raised to have. Society can mold us into being something we don’t want to be, think about your childhood and how innocent you were. Back in the days of childhood we were naturally positive thinkers get in touch with that person who hadn’t experienced trauma, negativity and society standards; be one with yourself and start thinking positive today!

Let's discuss: Can you think of other ways positive thinking can change you? 

Annmarie John
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  1. The power of positivity is absolutely real. A positive attitude can help change your life. At the very least, it helps you stay out of the quagmire of self pity.

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    1. I love the way that you put it here because that it so very true.

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  2. I try to keep a positive outlook as much as possible. Wallowing, pouting, and feeling sorry for yourself doesn't accomplish anything. In fact, it makes everything worse.

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    1. That is true but some people love living in self pity.

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  3. I need to be more of a positive thinker. I can definitely be pessimistic in my life outlook sometimes.

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  4. I always start each day thinking of all the positive things I have in my life. It helps me be in a great mood. It is so important to try to see the best in every situation.

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    1. Yes it is and it does help to try and see the best in everything because usually there is something good that comes out of a bad situation.

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  5. I live by the motto that there is always something to be grateful for, so when I am having a tough day, I try to stop and think of something positive. That is not always easy, but it always works to brighten my mood.

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    1. That's what my mother would always say, if you think that you have it hard, someone else somewhere has it worst than you do.

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  6. I fully and completely agree with everything you said! As I've gotten older, I've tried to incorporate positive thinking into my every day. It may seem simple, but it honestly takes dedication. It starts to become a good habit and really does change your life :)

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    1. Make it a habit and you'll always think positive.

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  7. The way you think does seem to affect pretty much everything you do. Positive thinking definitely seems to make it easier to recover from the tough times and keep going.

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    1. That is true indeed. Why suffer with negativity and having it drag you down. No need for that at all.

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  8. I want my husband to read this. He is a pessimist and I am an optimist. I am glad that I can usually see the positive side of things.

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    1. That is good. Opposites do attract they say.

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  9. Great post! I am a firm believer of the law of attraction and speaking things into existence. Speak more positivity and affirmations into your life really does bring beautiful blessings!

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    1. That's one way to look at it and I just love how you think.

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  10. Thank you for sharing this, I always be paranoid of being negative thinker but now you give me an idea on how to be a positive thinker and its benefit to everyone.

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    1. Why do you think that you're always thinking negatively? Any reason why?

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  11. A positive attitude makes life easier. It helps you accomplish a lot of things faster and easier no matter how difficult things may seem.

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    1. I personally would prefer to be around people who thought positively unlike negative debbie downers and it does wonders for your outlook as well.

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  12. I couldn't agree more! Positive thinking can really change your life! As much as possible I always choose to see the good side in everything!

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    1. That's how I look at life as well, no need to bring your negativity into it.

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  13. I couldn't agree with this post more!! I am a totally believer in positive thinking and gratitude. I was once in a gray period of my life and instead of thinking of all the colors and light that surrounded me; I start to think of all the "what ifs" and "why me", something in me changed, thankfully. I can since I've changed my direction, thinking more positive, doing the things I enjoy, and being more grateful, life is more colorful. :)
    XOXO
    www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com

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    1. I'm so happy for you! I used to be like that myself but I have changed a few things in my life and I'm so much better for it now.

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  14. Positive thinking has helped me to worry less. I used to worry about everything no matter how minor. Now I look at things differently and worry less.

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    1. That is definitely the way to go, worry less!

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  15. Positive thinking has improved my life so much!! It is so powerful!

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    1. Yes it is! And you never realize how powerful it is until you start doing it.

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  16. I loved this post! Everyone is wondering why the world is all messed up and it's because we can't get our minds out of the gutter! Having a positive outlook is more than just being optimistic!

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    1. I love the way you put this because it's true. If more people had a more positive outlook on life, I think that we would be in a much better place.

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  17. This is such a great post. Being positive is difficult to do at first but if you make yourself, it becomes a habit and a great one at that.

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    1. It can be difficult when you first start out, especially if you're so accustomed to thinking negatively but you can do it. You can make that change.

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  18. I love the second one you said about how positive thinking helps you focus on your blessings. This year has been pretty crazy for me and it's taken a lot of work to just sit down on focus on all the good that's happened.

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    1. When you think about all the things you've been blessed with, you would see that it does outweigh the things that you weren't blessed with. Start focusing on the good!

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  19. I really admire people who have positive thinking come naturally for them. I have to train myself with tips like these.

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    1. Oh I had to train myself as well, it's not easy if you're so accustomed to negative thinking.

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  20. I am a firm believer you are what you think. I try every day to think as positively as possible.

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    1. I believe that too! Think negatively all the time and you'll be miserable.

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  21. Cassidy always says that being positive at work really has changed his career. I think positivity begets positivity and it leaves you open for wonderful things. Then more wonderful things spring from that!

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    1. Cassidy has it right and I 100% agree with him!

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  22. I have to admit that even though I try to be positive all the time, there are days where I fail at it. These are awesome tips that I should definitely try out, thanks for sharing!!

    xoxo

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    1. Oh I'm sure that every once in a while, even the most positive of us has down days, we're not perfect, so don't beat yourself up about it.

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  23. I always have believed that you get what you put out. Good feelings and positive thinking included. Negative feelings bring negative energy.

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    1. That is so true and you don't want that, so surround yourself with positive people.

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  24. I love positive thinking. It helps to lift you up and it makes life less of a downer.

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  25. Positive thoughts can definitely change your mood. Changing just a couple things can make all the difference.

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    1. Sometimes that's all you need to do, change your thoughts.

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  26. My husband and I have been discussing this a lot lately! Your thoughts and words have so much power to affect your life! I've always been naturally positive and I think it's been hugely beneficial to me!

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    1. Oh words certainly do. We don't realize the power that words can have and whoever said "stick and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt me" is lying.

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  27. Positive thinking can do so much for people! I wish more people looked at the bright side of things.

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    1. I wished more people did as well, it makes it easy for everyone to be happy.

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  28. Completely agree with this! Once I started writing down my gratitudes everyday, I started seeing so much more to be grateful for.

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    1. That is awesome! We actually have more to be grateful for than we actually think.

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