Just about everyone has heard that the Law of Attraction can be used to bring you what you want. If you think about being rich, you will be. Is it true? That depends on how you look at the actual statement. What is true, though, is that a more positive attitude about life in general really can help you create financial gain. No one likes a Gloomy Gus. People who drag around all the time, feeling down about themselves and their circumstances, saying that nothing good ever happens to them, really aren’t going to see the big breaks that they once hoped for. Why? It’s because they’re projecting an air of defeat onto everyone and everything around them. Stay positive, no matter what your current circumstances are, for your own benefit. Sure, you might not be rich right now. You might even have trouble paying your bills, but better days will come to you. You can get that better job, receive that raise, and see that debt paid off, but complaining or giving up won’t get you to those goals. Avoid Giving Up Too Soon Avoid stopping before the task is complete, just because it seems to be taking a long time. Instead, stay positive! Avoid the very idea of giving up. The greatest people are where they are today because they never quit believing in their ability to be something more, and you shouldn’t, either. Believe in yourself.When you do that, it shows. Others see it, and you become the kind of person they want to be around. You’ll naturally attract good things, because you’re giving out good things - smiles, handshakes, hugs, joy, and positive energy - to the people you meet. That’s the kind of person others want to spend their time with - and the kind of person that companies want to hire and promote! Practice Thinking Positive Each Day There are many ways to turn negative thinking into positive thoughts, instead. Like anything else, it requires some work. However, the time you spend on it is well worth the effort. Here are some simple things you can do to get started on a more positive life and move yourself toward financial gain: Say at least one positive thing to yourself, and about yourself, each day.
- Cut out a costly habit, like smoking or excessive drinking, and you’ve already gained financially.
- Spend time with positive people so you aren’t tempted to dwell on the negative.
- Smile. Yes, it really does help your mood!
- Get moving; exercise is one of the best positive mood-boosters around.
- Take a risk on something you’ve always wanted to do.
Depending on your preferences, goals, and circumstances, different techniques might work better for you than others. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to thinking in a more positive way, but there are a lot of different options you can try. Avoid giving up, and you’ll find what works best for you. It’s well worth your time, especially when you start to see more joy in your life. When you have a more positive attitude and mindset, and you project them out to the world, people want to be around you. Take that great attitude and those positive thoughts to your boss when you want a promotion or a raise. Take them to the job interview. Even take them to the unemployment line. You never know who you might meet there. People miss many opportunities for financial gain because they aren’t thinking optimistically. Look at everything that happens to you and everyone you meet as valuable in some way. By staying positive and cultivating good relationships, you’ll be in place to accept the financial gain and positive energy that will begin to come your way.Be ready to let it in! Question: What are some things that help you maintain a positive attitude? Photo Credit: John Liu