6 Things Your Mom Would Tell You About the Power of Positive Thinking

Mothers are smart. Above all else, they love you and want you to be happy. That’s because they know that a cheerful child has an easier life. To be sure, if you’re pleasant and upbeat, you’ll have more friends and more opportunities. This is where the power of positive thinking triumphs over negative self-talk.

Your Mom would tell you how to get whatever you want in life by simply using the power of positive thinking.

Harnessing the power that comes with positive thinking is the key to success.  And yet, it really sounds too simple.  You might ask, “Are you saying if I’m sure that I’ll achieve something, then I will?” The answer is, “Yes. If that dream is capable of being accomplished, your mind will help you do it.

Mom says this is what you need to harness the power of positive thinking and live your best life.

1.  Gratitude

Being thankful for the opportunities you’ve had up to this point is essential when you’re looking to move forward.  Then, rather than being wistful about the things you don’t have, you’ll be able to express gratefulness for what you’ve got.  This will go far towards helping you achieve your heart’s desire.

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2.  Curiosity

Develop an intense need to know and understand all aspects of your dream.  Above all, become the curious individual who looks harder for creative ways to achieve success.  As a result, your curiosity allows you to be a visionary.

Read here what the Harvard Business Review says about why curiosity matters. Fascinating!

3.  Positive Affirmations

Program yourself to be successful by using positive affirmations.  In the first place, the use of positive affirmations will let the universe know your intent.  At the same time, your subconscious will begin to point you in the right direction allowing you to take the steps necessary to reach your goals.

Also, be sure to always use the present tense.  You need to feel that you’ve already accomplished what you set out to do or receive.

4.  Mindful Thoughts and Actions

Grounded activities such as yoga and meditation help to calm and focus the spirit.  As a matter of fact, they provide the perfect opportunity to look within for the solution to your quest.  Taking time to breathe with purpose opens your mind and body to answers that perhaps aren’t so obvious.

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5. Education brings Knowledge

It’s through education that you’ll gain the knowledge needed to complete your goal.  Whether you’re seeking money, experiences, travel, or a lifestyle upgrade, you’ll need to study and learn all you can.  Affirmations are great, but the information you need will not drop down from the heavens.  There is no doubt that only with a strong daily effort will you receive the prize.

6.  Support of Family and Friends

Finally, surround yourself with others who are sure that you’ll realize your vision.

If all this positive thinking is getting to be too much, check out this Dance Safari post, “Stressed Out? 10 Things That Drive Anxiety Away“.

Live a grateful life.  Be Strong.  Stay positive!

So, listen to your Mama.  Above all, be happy knowing the world is at your feet and she’s got your back.  Appreciate the little steps you take along the way.  Just keep moving forward, one foot in front of the other. Undoubtedly, that’s the power of positive thinking.

“Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so let us all be thankful.


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  1. I mentioned on another blog yesterday, Barbara. When I see my reflection accidently or on purpose; no matter how tired I look, with make-up, no make-up, whatever, I say:
    Hello gorgeous! This has the affect of cheering me up to a point I can actually burst into spontaneous laughter! It’s all about feel good energies, for sure!
    And this post sure is about feeling good.. πŸ™‚

  2. β™‘ My Mom and ALL Moms I Know ARE Dumb as Well as “Smart”; it’s Crystal Clear Clarity that Any “Smart” Mom Accepts The Rough with The Smooth, after ALL how does a Battery if Both Polarities ARE “Positive” πŸ€” ?


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