10 Habits Of Perpetually Positive People
Positive people don’t have some kind of magical power or something special that cannot be attained by every person. They begin by making the decision to take control and responsibility to steer their lives in a more positive direction despite all the difficulties that come their way.
A common misconception by many trying to adopt a more positive life is that if you want to be a more positive person, you must ignore all the negativity. But nothing is farther from the truth.
Positive people don’t ignore the negative aspects of life, they simply equip themselves with the mindset to overcome these situations. No one can really escape feeling anger, bored, even hate at some point, but positive people quickly shake it off and refuse to allow such experiences from taking a hold of their lives.
The following are a few of the habits these realistically positive people practice on a daily basis:
1. They tap into their positivity during challenging times…
In an analysis on positive thinking published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, researchers suggest that cultivating an optimistic mindset can help you tackle life’s challenges with resiliency — and as a result, that could potentially lead to greater well-being. The study authors wrote:
Because positive emotions arise in response to diffuse opportunities, rather than narrowly-focused threats, positive emotions momentarily broaden people’s attention and thinking, enabling them to draw on higher-level connections and a wider-than-usual range of percepts or ideas. In turn, these broadened outlooks often help people to discover and build consequential personal resources.