Our mind is tricky. We feel as if we are the only ones with so many unique problems. These are common problems in reality.
Look around and you will find that there many who are going through the same problems as you are.
You may not ease your problems by changing your perspective, but you do find something to be grateful for, and that provides drive and willpower to handle the problems.
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People who lose their jobs can either dust themselves up and move forward in their next amazing adventure, or can sulk at home and not get hired due to their negative mindset. In both cases, the situation is exactly the same, but the perspective makes all the difference.
We cannot let our mind, which has a limited bandwidth of focus and willpower in a day, get tangled in the unimportant and trivial.
A simple hack of taking your focus away from the bad things in life and being grateful for the good things can work wonders to your mind and your life experience. Always try to find the good even in the bad. Create a happiness journal which documents your good life.
Cut down on your stress triggers and you'll find yourself feeling negative emotions less frequently.
This could include:
When negative thoughts appear, stop what you are doing and write them down. Once you’ve slowed down the negative momentum of your thoughts, you will be more rational and clear-headed.
Identifying and labeling your thoughts as thoughts by separating them from the facts will help you escape the cycle of negativity and anxiety and move toward a positive new outlook.