Four Positive Sentences to Improve Your Life

Have you taken a moment recently to think about the power of the words you say? Too often, we say words and sentences that are very careless or even hurtful, either to others or ourselves, and don’t even stop to think about the far-reaching effects that doing so will have. I have found that one of the best ways to stop having a negative influence through speaking and writing is by increasing the positive sayings that I put out into the world. Here are five simple examples of positive sentences you can begin using to get started on a path to a more optimistic and joyful life.

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Four Positive Sentences to Improve Your Life

I Am Well.

It isn’t always easy to convince ourselves that we are happy. It isn’t even always easy to convince ourselves that we are good, healthy, kind or any of the other typical affirmations that you will hear. But what is fairly easy to tell ourselves, at least in my experience, is that we are well. As powerful as well-being is, there is something about this saying that is easy on the brain, eyes, and ears. Wellness can almost be a state of mind; I believe this is why it is a good quality to affirm as being present within yourself, especially if you are highly skeptical with regards to positive thinking. Our spirits can be well, even when our minds, finances or bodies are not. Remind yourself that you are going to be okay. It can really help you put your life into perspective, especially when you get wrapped up in the small, everyday stressors of life.

I Am Enough.

It feels so relaxing to state that you are enough to yourself, especially when you affirm it aloud. Modern society will tell you that you are anything but enough. Day in and day out, we are all being sold the idea that we need something more to complete ourselves – whether that “something" be money, clothes or another material possession of some sort. Reminding yourself that, at the end of the day, you really are enough can work wonders on your self-esteem and your inner peace. You are fine as-is; it is always a good idea to work on yourself, but making a mistake or skipping a day of self-improvement is not the end of the world or a sign that you are worthless.

People Are Good.

Here is another lie that we have been taught throughout history: most everyone is bad, and no one can really be trusted. It is important to remember, though, that all of us imperfect people are really doing the best job that we can with the resources we have and the worldviews we have been raised to accept as true. I would argue that the majority of people living today believe that they are good and doing what is right by their moral standards. Reminding yourself that “people are good" can really help you put the behavior and mindsets of others into perspective and practice being more tolerant to those who don’t agree with you – or even those who have hurt or offended you in some way. Letting go of negative feelings toward such people really makes a world of difference where your mood is concerned.

Goodness Is Everywhere.

It is important to remember that, even when it may not seem like it, good things are always surrounding us. Even if you are holed up inside feeling miserable and alone, there is new life being born, inspiring art being created and kindness being expressed, even if you can’t personally see or feel it. Write out an affirmation that “goodness is everywhere" or say this simple sentence out loud to yourself – this statement is so true that it is hard to reason against it, even if you are a highly pessimistic person.

People go through numerous ups and downs in life. Having a basic structure in place to handle these emotional rollercoasters can help you to feel more capable of dealing with them when they occur. Even if you are weary of affirmation or find it hard to be happy, I believe that writing or speaking these four little sentences will improve your day, your outlook and even your life.

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Lindsey J. Flagg is a writer who started her freelancing journey in June of 2018 and has a unique worldview due to her varied work experience in such industries as digital marketing, insurance, and journalism. Lindsey lives in Schererville, IN, and spends her free time writing poetry, listening to music and ranting on her music blog. She graduated from Purdue University Northwest with her BA in Communication and a Minor in Media & Culture.

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5 Smart Habits to Help You Stay Positive

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We can have everything we want in this cruel world. The world may be cruel but it has everything we can ever need and want. We just have to know what it takes to get there, but knowing all the technicalities isn’t enough. There’s still one more thing that’s even more important: staying positive. Indeed, the world is a cruel place. It can knock you down a couple of times before you actually get what you want and deserve. But after those pulls and knockdowns, there will be something better that’s waiting for us.

There are loads of people who happen to have all the intellectual resources they need to succeed, but they still ended up in the opposite direction. That was because they had the wrong state of mind. You don’t have to be one of them. One of the best things about life is that we have the freedom to dream all we want, and what makes it even better is we have the ability to decide whether to make it come true or just go on dreaming. You can start making that decision now. Here are some of the habits you need to start learning now to stay on the positive lane to success and happiness:

1. Looking at the bright side of every bad situation

No matter how smart we are at school, no matter how productive we are at work, the world can still take a turn at us. Even so, it still helps to look at the bright side of the situation, but like many things, this is something easier said than done.

When we’re faced with a difficult situation it becomes hard to notice that its only one part of an entire picture. Despite the negative outcome, there is still a bright side sitting next to our problems, we just have to shift our heads a bit, and not focus too much on our problems. Once we realize that there is still hope, we can then get back to the track. Seeing the positive situation, the next step is to look for that one thing that can turn our life back around.

2. Cultivate and live in a positive environment

This article isn’t about staying positive for a day. Rather, it’s about staying positive as long as we live. So, how do we do that? We do it by exposing ourselves to positive stimuli.

It’s going to be real hard staying positive if we live under a roof where we hear nothing curse words. Everything starts at the home. What you’re like at our own space, that’s also what you’re going to be like once you leave the gates.

So, let’s say, you’ve already cultivated a positive environment back home. The journey to staying positive doesn’t end there. You still have to observe your positive habits when you leave the house. This means you have to spend time with people with the same positive mentality as you.

3. Live slowly

People are often carried away by their daily duties that they come to do everything as they appear. They don’t have the time to think things through. As a result, their actions don’t bear positive results. And then what happens when all our effort become a waste? It builds up lots of stress in us and then all the negative thoughts sink in.

Not only does it make for an unhealthy lifestyle, it can also cause us to spend the rest of our lives working, and not having the results that we want.

Have you ever tried being in a hurry to attend a meeting, and then just when you’re a few steps away from the conference room, you realize that you forgot something back home? Can you remember the frustration you felt back then, all the negativity that sunk into your veins during that day? Well, try to double that by a thousand because if you always live life in a hurry that’s what the end of your life is going to feel like. Now, imagine that you planned everything before you got to the meeting. With that, you had the freedom to take your time to get to the venue. Can you imagine the light feeling that comes with it as you leave the office? Yes, exactly. That’s the benefit living slowly.

4. Don’t let fear hold you back

The best thing about life is that we can be whatever we want. So, don’t ever let anything or anyone hold you back from your dreams.

Imagine that you were doing well in a job, and then suddenly an opportunity knocks at your face. You knew full well that you want to take this step forward, but some part of the mind is telling you to just shrug it off because one simple mistake can ruin everything you’ve already attained. So, what do you do? Take a risk. Failures aren’t meant to be the end. If you happen to succeed in taking this risk, and then good for you, but if you don’t and that doesn’t mean you should sulk for the rest of your life. Nor does it mean that you should refrain from taking any more risks. It is in failure that we come to know success. See your downfall as a new learning opportunity.

5. Add value and positivity to someone else’s life

It’s not just about you. You also have to give back to other people. The world is comprised of positive and negative people alike. The only way for you to stay positive is if you spread the positivity all around you.

Author Bio

Danny AdamsDanny Adams is a proud alumnus of University of Oregon with a degree in creative writing. With his writing finesse and knack for managing people, he co-founded essayhelp.io. Some of his published articles are aimed towards helping and providing opportunities for freelance writers. If his busy schedule permits, Danny indulges in golf or hockey.

10 Apps that Promote Positivity

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The universe is a place where communication flourishes. Whether it be a vine communicating with a trellis, bats chirping in the night, or your next social media post, we all have the gift of gab.

Social media, internet, and applications are some of the most prominent ways we share news and ideas. Take advantage of the growing world of social media and smartphone apps and create your own sphere of love and positivity. Here are 10 of the best positivity driven apps you can find:

1. Happify

Free

This app allows you to track the positivity in your life by following your goals and focusing on happy and positive aspects of life. It includes affirmations, goal setting, quizzes and mini games that center around positivity.

2. Gratitude Journal – The Life Changing App

$4.99

Keeping a gratitude journal has been proven to increase your positive thinking. This app lets you list what you are grateful for, as well as add photos, tag friends, or use the location service to pin where you are.

3. Calm

$9.99

Calm is one of the best meditation apps of 2016 and it’s free! Spending at least five minutes a day meditating allows you to take control of your life and focus on the now and the happy. There are many apps out there that help guide you through meditation in case Calm doesn’t work out. Some will have music or naturistic noises to help you focus. Others have a social aspect to connect with friends who have the app. This will allow you to encourage your friends to keep up with their meditation goals as well.

4. Mindful Moon App

$2.99

The Mindful Moon app knows that life can be stressful. Life is stressful. But if you need to escape the stress and let in the positive, the Mindful Moon app offers positive and empowering daily messages. The founder, Eric Brown, changed his life when he had an idea for an app about sharing positivity and now his idea is available at your fingertips and it’s all good.

5. Pozify

Free

This app focuses on positive news. It rewards you with points for sharing happy news stories on social media rather than upsetting ones. With those points, you could earn products or gift cards. But, the actual meaning of this app isn’t the rewards, but the fact that you are spreading positivity online.

6. Positive Thinking

Free

This app has an index of different motivational topics to help you increase your positive thinking and control your negative thoughts. The app offers inspirational quotes as well as how to achieve more in life.

7. YouTube

Free

YouTube is an excellent app to watch pretty much anything you want whenever you want. Search positive affirmations, positive thinking or anything that will uplift you and you’ll find dozens of YouTubers out there sharing a great message.

While apps can be expensive to develope, being a part of an app, like having a YouTube channel, is not. You can create your own YouTube channel in a snap to promote your very own version of positivity. If you’re camera savvy and carry an enlightening message, you can grow your YouTube channel and start spreading the love.

8. Moodscope

Free one week trial

Moodscope is a desktop app. This apps tracks and analyzes your mood on a daily basis. The user answers a few questions to determine what mood they are in and the results are sent to a network of other peers who work as supporters. The feedback and support of other moodscope users help in boosting your mood. Moodscope offers a free week trial.

9. Realifex (Real Life Change)

Free with In-App Purchases

Realifex is a well-being app that provides you with your own portable life coach. This inclusive app tracks your mood, offers positive motivation and helps you manage stress. Real Life Change was designed by a top app development company to help users bring their inner self to light with real time data.

10. Smiling Mind

Free with In-App Purchases

The Smiling Mind app stems from a non-profit organization with a goal of providing positive thinking and mediation to all. The app particularly promotes mindfulness meditation and has a vast reach around the globe with over 1.5 million users. The app offers meditation techniques that will bring a smile to your mind wherever you are.

Final Thought

Technology is a convenient way to access programs that promote positivity. Focusing on the good is not only beneficial for your health and well-being but it’s also good for others around you. If an app is not mentioned and you think it should have made the list, please share in the comments below!

Do you know other apps that promote positivity? Add the app to this list by commenting below!

4 Feelings Which Prevent You to Start a Completely New Positive Life

4 feelings to give up for a positive life All people in the world have one common goal in life – achieving true happiness. The main factor that holds us back from leaving a positive life and achieving cherished dreams is, simply and solely, our own selves.

Whether intentionally or unintentionally, we allow feelings of regret, frustration, and shame to form our actions in the present and have a huge influence on our future. We put limitations on ourselves worrying about everything and holding stress in our minds. Trying not to give serious thought to our emotions, we replay past experience and mistakes in the head over and over again. After a while, we begin to accept this state of permanent tensions as the norm. As a result, it leads to serious health problems and even panic attacks.

When your positive emotions are tied to all circumstances in your life, this is no way to live. In fact, there are so many ways we can alleviate negative feelings. Once you no longer let them guide you, you discover the flows of natural calmness inside. There is an unchangeable truth – life driven by feelings won’t make you happy. Let’s shine the spotlight on some feelings you need to let go in order to start a completely new positive life and become a happier person.

4 Feelings Which Prevents You to Start a Completely New Positive Life

Anger and Bitterness

Did you know that these feelings can eat you from the inside? Making peace with someone who has hurt you is not only about forgiving the other person. First of all, it’s all about letting it go and relieving the pain in your heart.

If you hide your anger deeply inside, sooner or later it will leak out and affect people around you (and not just an individual who offended you). Remember that the one who angers you controls you. If possible, express your pain to the cause of your upset. This may help you move on without holding onto bitterness.

Negativity

What you send to the universe comes back to you, right? So why don’t you change the way you think? Honestly speaking, we all have been there. Sometimes life knocks us down, and we begin to feel disappointment in everything.

Negative thoughts may cause the overthinking which in its turn makes any problem bigger than it is. Thus, you center around a glass half empty then rather half full. You have to choose whether continue to feel bad about everything around or take responsibility for your own happiness. Believe that there are so many things to be grateful for. Decide to appreciate them, around yourself with positive-minded people, and you’ll see there is nothing impossible for a positive thinker.

Insecurity

People full of happiness tend to accept who they are, radiate confidence and don’t look back. Spending too much time in past and reflecting upon old mistakes leads to the new failures over and over again. On the other side, thinking too much about the future evokes monsters and worries in your mind.

There is no need to be insecure in life. If there is something that makes you feel concern about, go out your comfort zone and strive to change it. Focus on things that are going on around you at this moment, because only you have the power to create the better version of yourself.

Jealousy

People who show jealous of other’s success can’t live a happy positive life. True freedom comes when you appreciate what you have and feel no envy at others. Every person is unique. So if someone has something you want, don’t be jealous. Instead of getting offensive, set your own goals and do your best to achieve them.

Jealous can steal your happiness and bring negativity into your life. Don’t waste your precious time looking at others. Your days will be much better if you can overcome this creepy feeling.

Conclusion – Positive Life

Life will never be a plain sailing without challenges. There will always be dark hours as well as times of joy and pure happiness. But what the most important thing to remember is that even in the pitch darkness you can alway find sources of blessing. The only thing you have to do to live a full positive life is to stop being a slave to your feelings.

Author bio:

Veronica HuntVeronica Hunt is an edtech expert and an experienced content marketer from Philadelphia, PA. As a blogger, she sees her purpose in providing her readers with up-to-date info in the spheres of marketing, entrepreneurship, and psychology. Currently, works for Aplusonly as a content manager. Apart from work, she adores traveling and yoga. Follow @VeronicaHuntt on Twitter or find her on Facebook.

The Healing Power of Positive Words

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The Healing Power of Positive Words

Human’s eyes represent his mind, the tongue signifies his heart, and his arms legs represent human will. The tongue is a small body organ, yet death and life reside in the power of the tongue. Words can have a positive or negative impact on our lives. A person’s speech is so powerful, that you can easily determine their mental wellbeing from the words they utter. Words have power, and proper use of the power requires wisdom. This blog explores the power of speech and gives advice for exercising wisdom in whatever you say.

1. Your Body Is the Temple of God

As an individual recognize God that resides in the tip of your tongue and in each heart of a human being. Harmful words ruin the temple of God that is located in your heart. As God’s worker on earth, you need to ensure that positive speech becomes an integral part of your life. Develop an internal alchemy that turns destructive compassion into a passion, and disliking into sympathy.

2. Positive Words Relieve Mental Burdens

Gentle words often turn even the hardest of souls. God exists in each and every human being. When we use positive feeling words and act towards another people, we shift the karmic balance by paying the previous debt. When we speak positively to another person, we relieve them of their mental burden and bring him on the way to self-analysis and light. Nothing is more discouraging than hurtful gossip, criticism, and negative speech. If you keep on slandering and gossiping about others, you are denying yourself the opportunity to be truly happy in your life.

3. Positive Words Have a Healing Effect

Words have an incredible healing power in people’s lives. Words of love, comfort and encouragement have a positive impact on people’s lives. This is evidenced by health in the body. Positive speech is a weapon against disease and bad luck. Take control of your tongue, to ensure it speaks no evil against the absent or departed. Make sure your words do not injure a person’s reputation. Practice self-control, good company and good words as they bring light to the heart. Familiarize yourself with these rules checklist on how to be happy.

4. Positive Words Uplift People’s Lives

If you are blessed in life, nature expects you to recompense the blessings you have received by uplifting others with your words. In doing so, more blessings, wealth, and health will come your way. If you fail to do so, then you are only denying yourself the joy and happiness you would have gained from uplifting other people’s lives. On the other hand, if you speak negatively about other people, you absorb their bad karma and dissipate the blessings you had gained, that you would have otherwise received.

The following are interesting beliefs regarding the impact of negative, hurtful words.

  • If you have an island under the ring finger or a line of line – it’s not a good sign.
  • A star at the base of your middle finger is not favorable. That is the reply for the sin of slander would be great.
  • A cross under the ring and/or middle fingers brings negativity in the life of those offending others.
  • If a cross appears on your mount of Venus, abstain from stay away from slander, gossip, and negativity, since they will directly impact your relations.

5. Positive Words Strengthen Our Relationships

Speech is the Light of Infinity which should be constantly increasing. We should approach our listeners humbly, and show them our intellectual gift by the words we speak. We should center our conversations around truths. We should also show modesty and respect in our speech. If you look around you, a lot of people are bringing down their love relationships, friendships and careers by speaking lies, being arrogant and showing disrespect in the way they speak with their partners.

6. Positive Words Create and Support Light

The Word is God and God is the Word. When God created us, he intended for us to be the Spirit of Light that guides all those who have strayed from the path of light. The tongue, should, therefore, not be used to destroy others. When you gossip, you attract negative forces that invade your body, mind, and heart. Such forces suck out the light out of you, leaving you weak and unable to exercise control over your heart and body. The only way to avoid this situation is by dedicating the words that come from your mouth to create light and support others who might be too weak having been possessed by dark forces.

7. Positive Words Improve the World

The world we live in is full of karma. We always hear that karma will get back at us in one way or the other. Your achievements, challenges and everything you go, are not by accident. Rather, they are the result of karma. Instead of attracting negative karma, you can attract positive karma. By using deliberate words and actions that are intentionally constructive, we set positive forces in motion, that will act on the good for all mankind. Positive words will improve your life and further karma incarnations, and by extension, improve the world through enlightenment.

In conclusion, positive thinking is something that you need to practice over a great deal of time to get it in your system. An empty stomach brings out the negative energy from your body. To help yourself, you need to eat healthy, at regular times and also stay out in the sun as bonding with nature cancels out the negative forces. Above all, learn to love yourself by taking good care of your body, refraining from listening to and participating in negative talk. This way, you will always keep your mind, heart, and body healthy. Here is an inspirational speech to get you going in your endeavors.

Healing Power of Positive Words Janet Anthony

About the Author: Janet Anthony is a blogger from Kansas City and content writer at Resumes.Expert who has been writing professionally for five years now. She mostly writes about motivation, self-development, blogging and inspiration. Her motto is “What you do today can improve all your tomorrows". Find Janet here: twitter

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