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The Power of Positive Thinking

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You Have the Power to Change Your Life

It is quite easy to see the negative aspects of life, especially when we are faced with a life changing medical issue; yet positive thinking has a power unlike anything we have been able to recreate medically. Much research has been done to connect the power of the mind and its ability to change the outcome of your life. Your mind is your biggest advantage to any situation; especially when you utilize it in positive ways.

How Can Positive Thinking Bring Quality of Life?

What do most people want, a long life or a happy one? Of course the answer is both; however, we can’t always have what we want. We need to realize the power of positive thinking and how we can utilize it to create quality of life for ourselves and our loved ones.

While it may sound like an impossible combination at times, rest assured that surrounding yourself with positive can create a better quality of life for you and those you love. With positive thinking you can create positive surroundings easier than you may think.

  • Determine if bringing in a caregiver can help take even a small part of your stress away – If you are a caregiver, you may find that being a full time caregiver is overwhelming and exhausting to the point of literally taking away your own sense of being. Realize that allowing a professional to come in and help does not mean relinquishing anything other than extra work for you and allows you to have time for yourself.
  • Understand that your medical situation can make things more difficult – If you have been diagnosed with a medical illness that has handed you “disabilities” then accept that your life has changed, but is not over. Accepting help from others can allow you can focus on what you CAN do and enjoy those aspects of life that make you happy.
  • Get out of your house as much as possible – If you can no longer drive you can hire a professional companion to take you places such as shopping, appointments or just for a drive around town to enjoy the outdoors. Getting outside of those same four walls can change your entire perspective on life.
  • Meditation & Happiness – Meditation can be a helpful way to relax the mind and allow happiness to come into your life through complete relaxation. You can find some exceptional information on meditation with Dr. Puff, a licensed psychologist and meditative authority, and his free meditation podcasts that can help you learn how to meditate.
  • Utilizing the power of positive thinking to engage in positive actions – We all have something we enjoy in life; whether it’s reading, spending time with loved ones, watching movies, gardening or something else that makes us happy. The point is, no matter what condition our health or our mind is in we need to make time so that we can enjoy these positive actions that make life worth living.

Approach Your Life With a Smile Every Day

It has been said that even the most unhappy of faces cannot great a smile without feeling some affect of happiness. Your smile literally creates another smile even if they don’t want to feel the happiness they’ve been given.

Facing medical issues may require you to allow the medical professionals to work for you; however, you can also help yourself by making a decision in your mind to approach life with positive thinking as you move forward . Allow others help you physically while you control your thoughts to move in a more positive direction and enjoy your life by literally smiling and forcing the universe to smile with you as you enjoy the small moments.

Whatever choices you make, understand that while we may not have a cut and dry answer to making our lives always be positive, we can decide to make the best of our situation. Take the time to enjoy the little things in life, celebrate the small moments, and most of all accept that others truly do care about you as an individual; even at times when we feel the most vulnerable and lonely. Positive thinking can be one of the best ways to live life to its fullest.


 

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