The color of things: Orange – The impact of positivity

Remember, you do have the right to feel positive, good and happy a lot, all the time – so you should use that right. There’s nothing wrong with being happy and smile in life, and all it takes for it to happen is a little initial will and a little self-respect.

Imagine that one day, when you felt really happy all day long. Regardless of what you did, or with whom you spent time – you had a really good time. Your thoughts seemed to be in place, your focus too, and you felt light, like anything really is possible. Now, is every day like that for you?

Adding positivity to one’s life can mean the absolute biggest difference in the world. It can be that little extra push making you choose to move forward with something in business, to pursue that great idea, to decide to speak with that amazing person and to choose to walk with your head held high. It can be the sole factor of landing a job, being offered a better position somewhere or getting connected with truly amazing people.

As we are surrounded by negative reporting, people, ideas, demands and expectations – turning to positivity isn’t always easy. External surroundings do have an impact, and if you started off your day by having a negative viewpoint, that will probably stick around and the reason for why is simple – because there’s an underlying issue hiding there.

Yet, the common notion to surround yourself with positive people and that they will then spill over some positivity to you as well, simply doesn’t hold it. Yes, while you are with those people you will probably feel a little more positive, but the minute you walk away from them that feeling will be gone. Why? Because you feed on their positivity and not yours, because there’s no need to focus on dealing with yourself if you meet up with them often enough. So, in order to avoid your friends to become a necessary drug dose, start off withbuilding positivity within yourself instead.

How is that done then? Reflection. Reflect on your own state of mind, on your reactions to external phenomena, on the amount of time you choose to spend on negative stories and on how often you allow yourself to do things which truly make you happy. And when you do so, you will automatically attract other happy people sharing your philosophy of life – that’s the right way to do it. Moreover, you will reinforce the positivity in yourself and make that part of your being solid.

Remember, you do have the right to feel positive, good and happy a lot, all the time – so you should use that right. There’s nothing wrong with being happy and smile in life, and all it takes for it to happen is a little initial will and a little self-respect. A lot of people out there are happy every day, they demand that and know the importance of actively participating into making it happen. Doing so by staying conscious of your own ideas and understanding when they are negatively affected by external situations or own negative thought spirals, is a good way to initiate a more positive perspective.

Also, positivity isn’t the same thing as being blind or naïve, it is not the same thing as ignoring reality and seeking perfection. Often, positive people are assumed to be all of those things because the people judging do not know which other possible reason there could be for having such a rare outlook on life.That view only reinforces their own choice to be unhappy and negative, and shouldn’t be seen as anything other than that.

It all starts with yourself and being aware of the everyday choices you make in your life. Those choices, once identified, can be adjusted or completely changed for the better – creating your life in a way which makes you feel really good and happy. Every single day. Because you can.

 

 

Woow, this is our fifth post in this series! To read the previous four, please click here, here, here and here! The three other ones are here, here and here!

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