How to Nix Negative Thoughts and Replace Stress with Happiness
Our thoughts become our reality. It may sound silly but studies show that the things we most often think about ruminate in our subconscious and emerge by effecting our communication, our health and our productivity — virtually every aspect of our lives.
Research reports that 40 percent of our overall happiness is controlled by our thoughts. This is likely because a ton of what happens in our brain translates to our attitude, our actions and our behaviors.
For example, if you’ve ever overslept your alarm and woke up frazzled, you might have thought to yourself, “How could I have missed my alarm? What is wrong with me? I am so unprepared for the day!”
And then, maybe later on you important phone call or been unprepared for a presentation that same day. If that’s happened to you, it’s because you allowed a negative mindset to become your reality. Too many of us do this constantly.
But before you freak about your noggin’s negativity, I’d like to make a few connections between certain types of negative thought and the ways they effect our daily lives. Also, you can balance a negative with a positive — so, I’m going to share some powerful positive strategies to negate negativity, eliminate the stress it causes and improve your overall happiness. [Read more…]