Easy Step by Step Guide to Being Positive and Staying Positive [Secure eReader]
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eBook by Pauline Rowson
eBook Category: Self Improvement/Self Improvement
eBook Description: Having a positive attitude has many benefits not least of which is better health. But the pace of life today is such that we are all subjected to more negative stresses and strains and sometimes feel we can no longer cope. So how do we maintain a positive attitude when the going gets tough? This book will help you examine what creates negativity and provides tips and techniques to convert that negative energy into positive energy. It looks at using the power of the brain and inner dialogue to change the way you think and therefore react. It will help you to examine your life/work balance and provide you with a greater understanding of yourself.
eBook Publisher: Rowmark/Rowmark, Published: 2004
Fictionwise Release Date: February 2005
The way we react to an event, person or circumstance
is determined by what we are thinking, by the dialogue
that is being conducted inside our heads. I like
to call this our inner voice. This inner voice can be
saying negative things to us and therefore will lead
us to react to events and people in a negative way:
we can be angry, or upset or withdraw from the event
or person and let that anger and emotion turn inwards.
We need to hear that negative inner voice, recognize
it for what it is and change it to a positive inner voice.
This will mean that we will then react to people and
events in a much more positive way and so ensure
better emotions and health for us as individuals.
Life-changing events such as the loss of a loved one, a
relationship breakdown, and life-threatening events
like illness take tremendous courage to overcome or
to see through and for a time you will experience negative
stress. This is completely natural and you will need
greater help through these experiences than this book
can give you. Recognizing that you need practical or
spiritual help is a positive step.
Now, looking at the other things on your list in comparison
to the three I have mentioned above, don't they seem more trivial? Getting things into their proper perspective is one technique to help you to become more positive and stay positive. I look at this in more detail in Chapter 4 which examines values and goal setting.
So to get back to our list of negative things, let's see
how we can change the way we react to these negative