Posts tagged Mindset
Our mind is our strongest tool and greatest asset and how we perceive life and the events that happen daily will shape the life we desire. Everything may not be in order or as we wish, but a positive outlook can literally transform the impossible into the possible.
As a man thinketh, so is he! Nothing can be more true and the endorphins released through positive thinking revitalizes and refreshes and like all energy, transfers and infects all around us. Being positive is a mindset that is intentional and on purpose and must be routinely practiced. A positive attitude awakens inner strength, energy, motivation and initiative. Every situation may not be positive, but we can find a positive in just about every situation.
As you practice your positivity today, here is a jumpstart from the great people @PowerOfPositivity. The video only lasts a minute, but the impact will last a lifetime.
“Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.” ~ Groucho Marx
“The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
How we view the world around us greatly shapes our outlook on life. More often than not, if we see the world and our surroundings as dreary, gloomy, or overcast, more than likely, we view our life in the same manner. But when we see the sun piercing through the rain, not only can we find a rainbow in the sky, but we can also find a silver lining in any situation.
Recently, I had an opportunity to literally change my view, to unplug, disconnect, and take in the scenery. Not only was it an eye-opening experience, but it made me realize how bogged down I had become with the everyday hustle and grind. Additionally, I discovered how conditioned my mind had become and distorted my view was now. So consumed with life’s demands, I couldn’t see the forest for the trees and as cliché’ as that may sound, it was a reality I had orchestrated unknowingly.
But as soon as I changed my view, not only could I see the forest, I could also free my mind to see far beyond my present circumstances. Changing your view may take changing your surroundings, discovering new territories, visiting a new place, physically shifting the scene of your true to life stage play. Do not fret if in this season you are not able to change scenery. Our imagination can take us to any distant land we desire and can transform our world with the blink of an eye. Physically, spiritually, metaphorically change your view. Take a trip, whether it be a 100 miles away or thousands miles away, and see a different world from your daily perspective. Discover all the wonders this world has to offer and in the meantime, remember in spite of any perceived ailments, life is as bright as we choose to see it. Even if you cannot go any further than from one room to the other, look out a window, open a book, or simply close your eyes and let your mind take you to a new land. Either way, do not let circumstances, fear, contentment, or anything stop you from exploring a new realm.
Changing your view does not mean you have to change your location. It means changing your mindset so that the way you envision the world around you has a positive and enriching return. We live our lives by how we see it. Change your view from within and watch your world change on the outside. Choose how you see the world and watch it bend to your will. Shape the images of life as you see fit and watch life begin to unfold in ways never seen before. Change your view and your life will become your personal rainbow dispatching any cloudy day.
I am so THANKFUL for the power within, the power to reach deep and manifest the energy, the strength, and the courage to continue and to overcome. I am so THANKFUL for He that is in me that enables, encourages, and enlightens me to become all that I can possibly become and more than I ever imagined. We all possess this power, this innate trait. It’s literally in the palm of our hands, the recess of our minds, and the pits of our spirit. It’s simply a matter of bringing it to the forefront. It’s about not having to summon it only in times of need, but living in that place continually, always exhibiting the abilities that have been birthed in you. It’s about living the dream and not always chasing it and making the most of everyday, because you are truly THANKFUL for every part of your life. It’s a mindset and a purposeful walk, knowing who you are and all you are capable of. You are more powerful than you ever imagined and although you may not be able to leap tall buildings, run faster than a speeding bullet, or have x-ray vision, you are SUPER! Be THANKFUL for the gifts you do have and don’t be afraid to share them with the world.Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. ~ Harriet Tubman To dream anything that you want to dream. That’s the beauty of the human mind. To do anything that you want to do. That is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself to test your limits. That is the courage to succeed. ~ Bernard Edmonds