Saturday, February 11, 2012

6 Ways to Stay Positive

There are times when we must go through negative situations and may be difficult to stay positive. We may be inclined to react negatively to them but doing so will just make the situation worse. How to beat the negative situations by staying positive? Here are 6 tips on how to do it

1)      Never respond when you are not calm. If you are not sure that you are calm, don’t respond.
2)      Take a deep breath as a first step to calm yourself down.
3)      Realize that you can find opportunities in negative situations. Albert Einstein said: “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.”
4)      Look at the content of what people say to you for something positive that you can act upon to improve yourself. Don’t just reject the whole messages.
5)      Talk to a positive friend who can encourage you.
6)      Realize that you can’t please everyone. Sometimes you need to just let some people go.