1- Recognize The Blessing
It’s no secret that life can be immensely difficult. If you are reading this article now, chances are you are feeling this way.
That’s nothing to be ashamed of. By reaching out for help, you are already winning half the battle. Take a moment to reflect on the fact that the information we need to get by in life, is often right at our fingertips. We are immensely lucky to be living in an age
where information is easily accessible.
Positive Affirmation: Technology is a blessing! To ignore its value is unwise in our quest toward happiness and rejuvenation. Allow yourself to rediscover the gift of technology, without being ruled by it.
2- You Are Not Alone
Many spiritual men and women who have gone before us, have maintained that all of life is a single organism. Yet we are all
individuals within this body. When one of us falls, we all fall.
When one of us rises, we all rise. Therefore, recognize that you are not alone in your struggle. We all face adversity. Adversity rears its ugly head in many shapes and forms, yet is a common factor in all of our lives. We fight not to shun or ignore adversity, but to gain the strength to face it. It is good to remember that you are not the only person that experiences pain. It can often feel
that way. During the thick of the storm, it is easy to lose sight of the fact that most of the people you know are facing difficult trials of their own.
Positive Affirmation: Your demons can only get stronger when you have your back turned to them. By facing your challenges you are a step ahead in the game!
3- Discover The Path
Sometimes you’re better off having one clear vision for your future, than ten standard goals. Everybody has goals. Some come to fruition, some don’t. But if you have a clear vision for your future, you’ve equipped yourself with a valuable tool. Whether you’re trying to lose weight, finish school, or embark on the journey of a new career, a vision is your friend. Now remember, no vision is complete without execution. Take action today, to ensure that you are where you want to be tomorrow. Delaying and
procrastinating will simply keep you off the path rather than push you along it. You want to be walking hand-in-hand with your vision, rather than watching it from a distance. Be flexible and
allow your vision to alter, but never lose sight of it.
Positive Affirmation: Think of your vision as you would a friend.
Bury it in your subconscious and allow it to wander to the forefront of your mind frequently. Guard it with intensity and don’t let anyone, including yourself, get in the way of it. Indeed, your life
can and does depend on it.
4- Continue To Take Action
Remember that nobody else can do what you need to do for yourself. The only person that needs to take action in the equation is you. And that is something you are capable of!
Positive Affirmation: The little successes you build along the way, will reinforce your confidence as you confront new challenges in the future.
5- Don’t Compare Yourself To Others The path you’re on is unique to you. By comparing yourself
to others, you not only begin to worry, but you slow yourself down. The last thing you need is distraction.
Positive Affirmation: As you focus on your goals and continue to persevere, you will soon have a few successes to celebrate along the way!
6- You Sow What You Reap
Keep in mind that everything you do today, recycles itself and informs who you are in the future. This can be an intimidating thought. But allow it to inform the decisions you make in the now.
Positive Affirmation: Be your own best friend, and treat your body like a temple!
7- Be Content With Your Best
We all know how incredibly easy it is to beat ourselves up. However, doing so only reinforces negative thought patterns and slows us down. It’s okay to go at your own pace.
Positive Affirmation: As long as you are steadily working toward your goals, you are on the path you need to be!
8- Develop Positive Habits
Our lifestyles are often determined by our routines. Good habits can take you far in life. It has been said that the habits you form in the first half of your life become the chains you wear in the second half. With that said no matter how old you are, you can always learn something new and create a positive change.
Positive Affirmation: You are your habits. Give yourself some time to allow new habits to stick along the way.
9- Believe In Yourself!
You can be your own best friend or your worst enemy. It is likely that we have all experienced a taste of both.
Positive Affirmation: If you’ve read this far, that in itself is a positive action!
10- Get Up When You Fall
Even as you’re making progress along your path of positivity, you are going to experience some pitfalls along the way. Remember that this experience is not exclusive to you. When you
do fall, get up again.
Positive Affirmation: If you’ve had to get up after experiencing personal failure in the past, as we all have, your capable of doing it again!
11- Surround Yourself With Positivity
They say you become those whom you surround yourself with. So make sure that your circle of friends are goal-oriented and helpful to you along your journey.
Positive Affirmation: There are a positive group of friends out there for everybody! It is best to discover them sooner rather than
12- Reawaken With Each New Day
Everyday is a blessing. No new day is guaranteed. If you are alive reading this, you are luckier than some who didn’t make it to see today.
Positive Affirmation: Every new day is a new opportunity to try something new, seize it!
13- Take Care Of The Issues You Foresee
Remember the procrastination is the enemy. Small molehills can turn into mountains when left unattended!
Positive Affirmation: Take care of what needs to be handled today and save yourself the burden tomorrow!
14- Actions Speak Louder Than Words
The positive things you do for yourself can leaving a lasting impression in the life of a loved one. If you have kids, then as you know they are like sponges. Remember that we change the world not by pointing the finger, but by changing ourselves. Others that see we have embarked on our journey will emulate positive changes we make.
Positive Affirmation: The more positive you become, the more positivity you give to a world that desperately needs it.
15- Get Selfish, Keep The Focus On You
Remember that it’s all about you. At the end of the day, it’s easy to attend to everybody’s needs except ourselves. Sure it’s good to be selfless, but not at the expense of our own lives.
Positive Affirmation: By focusing on yourself first, you put yourself in the healthy position to eventually help others without enabling.