If you’re like me you think “what a stupid word”, used by the innately positive people who have never struggled with anything, ever.
Well I recently changed my mind about that word.
Just as practicing gratitude can built up your resiliency, so too can positivity.
Let’s use a different word. I still dont like that one. Maybe the power of positive thinking.
I have a long time friend who is innately positive who has always said “think positive” in tough situations. Sometimes I wanted to smash her one. Never thought it was that simple.
But along with being grateful comes a positive ooutlook. You become more able to ” turn on a switch” to putting a positive spin on things. And yes it’s very helpful for your internal dialogue.
I am not saying thinking positive gives you the desired outcome or wish. I’m saying that a positive overall attitude builds up a “buffer” of sorts in adverse situations.
I dont take this attitude lightly. It’s not just a word. It is a part of the process of reflection, of reward for doing well , for coping, for having come through rough times.
I deserve a positive, grateful attitude. I’ve earned it. Most women probably have if they are over 50. Use “possitivity” to your advantage. Then it’s to the advantage of others because it becomes a ” shared” experience.
So thank you to my long time friend for assisting along the way with your “positivity”. I no longer want to smash you one.😀💜