Negativity, that old gatecrasher comes trashing through your mind before begging you to put him up for, ‘just a few days’.
Nope. Positive thoughts I like to hold on to:
It really is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
To find your integral voice, conduct a debate presenting a thoroughly researched argument that you are fiercely passionate about. Then repeat, fiercely and passionately supporting the very argument you abhor. Not easy. But here lies your integral voice. Until we understand the core of the other person’s argument, how will we ever hope to mend bridges?
Keep hold of your dreams, no matter what. They help to mould you. Google, the periodic table, the structure of our DNA, and Yesterday by the Beatles, Shelley’s Frankenstein and Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight, are all ideas that were conceived in dreams. Matin Luther King never lost his and it shapes us today.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. John Wooden
Never stop giving warm smiles to strangers.
Sing. and when it moves you, dance.
Laugh as much as you can, whenever you can.
The Kingdom of Bhutan uses “Gross National Happiness” as an important national measurement.
Try to watch the sun rise.
Turn your face toward the sun and the shadows will fall behind you. Maori Proverb
Try to watch the sun set.
The elements that we are composed of were formed in the interior of collapsing stars. Each and every one of us is made of stardust. Every now and then, look up and to the stars. It’s very humbling.
Sea otters hold hands when they sleep to keep from drifting apart.
“Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.” Zig Ziglar.
“With all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be cheerful. Strive to be happy.” (Desiderata)
Feel free to add positives of your own. Would love to read them.