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5 Ways to Stay Positive When You're Having a Bad Day

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The greatest investment for the worrywart is to find a cell of positive-minded, successful people.

Because we tend to think like the people we hang around.

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5 Ways to Stay Positive When You're Having a Bad Day

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Develop a plan

Identify what’s making you feel discouraged. Try to be specific. 

And once that is done, make a plan. Write out what you can do to turn around your bad mood.

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The greatest investment for the worrywart is to find a cell of positive-minded, successful people.

Because we tend to think like the people we hang around.

Speak positive words

We tend to believe what we say. And we can have a more positive outlook by noticing the good, anticipating a positive outcome and speaking it out loud.

A few verbal affirmations throughout the day will go a long way toward lifting your spirits.

Laugh

To stay upbeat and positive, make laughter a deliberate part of your day.

A rollicking laugh fires up then cools down your stress response and it can increase your heart rate. As a result, you feel relaxed.

Work on your plan

It’s hard to worry about a problem while you are busy solving it.

Once you’ve identified what makes you feel bad, made a plan to overcome it and developed some mental weapons, it’s time to put your thoughts into action.

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