Ways to Spread Positivity

Ways to Spread Positivity

February 14 2024 TalktoAngel 0 comments 152 Views

Being optimistic in life is a trait and a practice of Positivity. When we are optimistic, we think positively, feel positively, and act positively by being nice and giving to others. Each component of positivity has a unique effect on our lives, all of which are primarily good. For instance, self-focused positive thinking usually promotes well-being and reduces the negative consequences of Stress and Anxiety. So developing this positive component for yourself by adopting techniques like self-kindness and self-compassion can be a mood booster and support the quality of life you desire.

We may also strengthen our sense of self-worth and Self-Confidence to develop positivity. Positive thinking and optimism with an eye toward the future have been shown to improve social interactions, mental health, and Stress Management. Likewise, focusing positively on the here and now, such as how much power we have over difficult circumstances, often makes it easier for us to handle them.

Research on Positivity

Numerous studies have demonstrated how prior information aids memory. The more knowledge our brains have on a subject, the simpler it is to remember anything associated with that subject. Based on similar reasoning, it should be simpler to be optimistic by having more positive information, phrases, and memories we have. Research has previously demonstrated that there are methods for enhancing optimism and well-being while also enhancing cognitive abilities (including memory and concentration). For instance, teaching individuals to prioritize the positives instead of the negatives helps them feel better.

Adopting Positivity

We live on a violent, hostile, and war-torn planet. We may not be aware of it, but the general negativity in the news has a significant influence on our day-to-day lives. People look to be battling to keep afloat, and it is impossible to ignore the negativity around us. It affects our mental and emotional health developing symptoms of Depression, and Sleep Disturbances. Thankfully, this doesn't have to be the case. It's an option, not a must choice to focus on the drawbacks. People frequently endure living situations that we could never comprehend, yet they seem to be perfectly content. How is that possible? This is a result of their decision to emphasize life's good aspects and avoid blocking.

Smiling is the easiest way to start sharing optimism. Yes, it's time to go for a walk with your sparkling whites. A pleasant grin may truly make a difference for someone. Consider a period when you weren't having the best of days. Did the lonely person who tried to smile at you make you feel better, or did vacant faces pass you on the street? It's a nonverbal method of expressing that everything will be OK.

Building Positivity by trusting oneself

A lot of individuals give up on doing the things they love simply because they are surrounded by negativity. Encourage others to have faith in themselves and go for their goals so they may do everything they set their minds to. Once people approach their goals with a positive attitude and cheerful ideas, it will be so much simpler.

Developing Positivity through sharing and caring

It's okay to confide in someone when someone needs to vent and get everything out of their system. They want a sympathetic ear to listen to them while they sort things out. It seems so simple to listen to, yet only a select few are adept at it. When someone requires you to listen to them, pay close attention. It can be quite beneficial and help them feel lighter.

Someone's day may be made by preparing and bringing meals for them. Giving individuals a cause to smile and be joyful is a kind method to share happiness. Sometimes small gestures may make a huge place in someone's heart; it doesn't necessarily have to be a substantial dinner. For instance, when a co-worker is having a difficult day at work or having Workplace Burnout, bring them their favorite chocolate or send them virtual presents. You could even purchase your roommate's favorite bag of crisps on your way home.

Social media is a strong medium and tool in today's world since everyone is continuously browsing and swiping through their feeds. Why shouldn't we make use of it to spread some goodwill? Make an effort to share uplifting tweets, Facebook status updates, and Instagram images that will make others smile. Post a photo of your dog that you know will make everyone smile and utter the word "aww," or tell your pals about an experience that helped you regain hope in people.

Contrary to what most of us believe, spreading some optimism is very simple. Sending a kind smile to a neighbor who is walking by on the street will suffice. Even a simple button click on Facebook or Instagram, or a simple question about someone's suffering may spread good thoughts. And maybe most crucially, by just keeping your negativity to yourself, you can promote optimism.

How online counseling can help in developing Positivity

Online counseling plays a pivotal role in fostering positivity and mental well-being in individuals. Through a supportive and empathetic environment, counselors and Online Therapists assist clients in reframing their thoughts, behaviors, and perspectives, ultimately leading to a more positive outlook.

Online counseling helps develop positivity by providing a safe space for individuals to explore and understand their emotions. Often, people carry unresolved feelings or negative beliefs that hinder their ability to experience joy and optimism. Through therapy or Online Counseling sessions, clients are encouraged to confront and process these emotions, leading to a greater sense of emotional clarity and Resilience.

Contribution: Dr (Prof) R K Suri, Clinical Psychologistlife coach & mentor TalktoAngel & Aditi Bhardwaj, Psychologist

 

 



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