Improve Your Mindset!
Mindset is one of those things that impacts so much of your life, but it’s really easy to overlook or completely ignore. Everyone has a mindset, wether you realize it or not.
Being conscious of your mindset is the first step to controlling it. Controlling your mindset can change your world. There are lots of different mindsets, and to an extent, everyone has a unique mindset because everyone is unique. However, there are certain aspects of your mindset or how you think about things that can really make a surprising difference.
A strong mindset can mean the difference between depression and happiness or the difference between success and failure and on and on.
To improve your mindset, be aware of your thoughts. Do this by paying attention to how you feel when you think about things. You don’t have to control every thought that flies through your mind. You just have to notice things that come up more than once or things you find yourself dwelling on.
If you have a persistent topic in your mind that you keep thinking about, take a moment to realize how your mood changes or how u feel when that thought comes up. Obviously if it’s good, no worries.
It’s the stubborn ones that make you lose motivation or feel bad that need attention. Once you realize that your dwelling on something that makes you feel bad, ask yourself why.
I’ve found that most of the time just knowing why something is having a negative effect on you is enough for you to change your perspective on it and think about it differently. Small acts of mindfulness like this can help you to train your mind and make you more resilient to adverse feelings. This can make a huge difference in how you approach and/or reach your goals!
Try to actively maintain a positive mindset though positive affirmation. Have you ever heard that if you repeat a lie enough times that you’ll start to believe it? Well, it works the same way in reverse. Positive affirmations over time will help you build a positive mindset and be more confident.
Having these things will make a huge difference in the level of success you achieve in your own life. Life is what you make it, so why not make it awesome? Changing your mindset is fundamental in your journey to becoming the best version of yourself.
Just thinking about your mindset from time to time can really open your perspective and enhance your mood. When you do catch yourself in a negative or limiting mindset, try asking yourself a few questions:
1. What can I learn from this?
2. What is something positive I can think about?
3. What am I missing?
These simple questions can help you reset your mood because they take you out of a narrow framework of limited perspective.
I hope this post inspires you to be more mindful of your mindset and build a more positive outlook. If you enjoyed this post, please like and subscribe for more Real Thoughts!
Nice tips. Especially the one about looking into the whys of things. They really force a change.
Thanks Betul! Mindset is critical!