5 Steps To Release Negativity & Stay Positive

We get assailed daily with news through the social media, print and air media – some are positive but most are news of various forms of disaster or actions that inadvertently could affect our thoughts and our moods. You need to know how to deflect the effects of these negative news. This could also happen if you habour negative feelings. Adrenaline released sometimes stays on in the cells and then causes all forms of minor ailment, which if not addressed could hinder your sense of wellbeing.

Negative thoughts do much more than just stressing you out. They pull you into a spiral of endless worries and also affect your health. Negativity can start with just a thought or feeling that causes you to tense up, and it slowly drags you down and can make you feel sorry for yourself. When your head is in a bad place, the world around you can quickly become toxic, and you hold back from living the life you desire. But instead of trying to push these thoughts away, we need to learn to assess them carefully and then deal with them. Here are a few ways in which you can release the negative emotions and bitterness from your mind.

1. Practice Mindfulness

Negative thoughts are quite exhausting and can interfere with your happiness. Mindfulness is the act of being completely aware of something – it helps you react appropriately to any given situation. A mindful individual can calmly assess the situation without acting aggressively or emotionally. Being mindful can help you cultivate positive thoughts by being more present at the moment. It can impact your mental and emotional well-being by helping you accept things as they are and eliminating any bias.

2. Think Positive

How will you focus on the positive if you are busy thinking about events that upset you, or something you missed out on or what is going wrong in your life? Remember, no matter what, there is good in your life that you need to be grateful for. There are good news all around you as well. Shift your focus to things that make you really happy – the people in your life, your achievements, and your blessings. When you have powerful gratitude towards life, no amount of negative thoughts can cloud your mind. Being grateful helps you look at your journey from a thankful perspective and promotes a healthy chain of thought. It takes effort, but a conscious attempt can help you live a happier life.

3. Love And Accept Yourself

The more you care about others’ opinions of you, the less you like yourself. One way to release negativity from your mind is by accepting yourself and owning up to who you truly are. You can still work on improving yourself, but don’t let outside opinions tell you otherwise. We often pressurise ourselves into being something we are not, but frankly, this will only make you more unhappy. Push away your insecurities, and you will see how it enhances your life eventually.

4. Avoid Negativity From The Surroundings

When you are dwelling in negativity, it’s easy to forget the good in your life. Often, the negativity comes from outside, whether it is a certain person you hang out with or something you do. If you feel negative energy around something, it’s a clear red sign. Think about everything that makes you unhappy or drags your spirits down, and replace those with something that makes you happy. The only way to stop a small negative thought from becoming a big deal is by taking action right away. Don’t sit and wait for it to crush you.

5. Release Your Thoughts

Finally, the only way to release negativity from your mind is by expressing your thoughts. You can’t feel better if you are bottled up or suppressing your thoughts. Let it out and talk about it – it helps. When you vent out, you see the situation in a new light. Allow negative thoughts to leave your mind. Don’t waste time fighting over them or letting them get to you. Fighting these thoughts would only end up drawing more of your attention towards them instead of making the situation better. Release all negativity so that you can begin to live your life to the fullest.

These five points are some steps that can assist you in releasing negative thoughts and in return enhance your well-being. It will definitely not be easy, but you need to make that effort and be intentional to gradually keep negativity from polluting your mind.

Practice the art of being grateful, no matter what. Love yourself by making the right decisions for YOU. If you need any assistance, we have programs that can further help you to take more control of your emotions. You can fill the contacts form or send a message to: connectwithlaila@gmail.com 

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