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I Believe In Positive Thinking

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 274 People

    I Like To Keep This In Mind Everyday

    When you feel you got no courage you can choose to fill your mind with negative and limited thoughts that will intensify that feeling, or you can use your thoughts to break free from it. Your thoughts have an incredible power, they determine how you see yourself and how you...
    OoLunaoO OoLunaoO 26-30 6 Responses Feb 13, 2010

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    Change the way you look today.

    Why waste time? It doesn't carry over the next day. It doesn't earn interest. Take every day and every moment, and make something of it. Make something positive!
    HeartThatMatters HeartThatMatters 31-35, M Mar 25, 2014

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    My Life Is Really Changing!

    Ever since I started to follow The Gabriel Method, not only have my eating habits changed, but my relationship is also growing in ways I never thought possible. I feel rejuvenated when I wake up in the morning and have sound sleep at night. I go to bed early and wake up early...
    hooponopono hooponopono 26-30, F Oct 4, 2013

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    Realistic Positivity Vs. So-Called "Secret"

    I believe in REALISTIC positive thinking mixed with some work ethic and initiative and not the 'watered down', glorified DAY-DREAMING type called "The Secret", blah =/ ... Real life happens! Can't run or hide from it....have to accept it...and what Ms. Byrne implies in the book...
    princessbopeep princessbopeep 26-30, F Jun 21, 2013

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    Two days. I can do two days.

    Anybody can do two days, right? Two days of trying to work and still squeeze in preparation for the invasion of my increasingly difficult mother. Two days of said increasingly difficult mother. Then two days of his increasingly difficult mother who comes in a package deal with...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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    Don't let negative things bring you down.

    ..Life has a lot of beautiful things to offer just stay focus and never lose hope :) God is Good.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 19

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    Positive thinking is great

    but we must be careful to do it in such a way that it doesn't justify a life of complacency.
    frid8y frid8y 31-35, M Jan 15, 2014

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    a beautiful day begins with a beautiful mindset,

    when you wake up take a second to think about what a privilege it is to simply be alive and healthy, the moment you start acting like life is a blessing, i assure you that it will start to feel like one.
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 16, 2014

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    Today don't think about what others may

    or may not believe, don't worry about being right or wrong, have people's approval or not, being judge or not, liked or not liked. Wouldn't you feel free if you didn't care about what others though? Be YOU don't worry about anyone else, they'll survive :)
    ChrisErizo1 ChrisErizo1 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 15, 2014

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    Yes. I Do....

    Here to positive thinking....
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F Sep 12, 2011

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    When you made a stupid decision

    than you better face the consequences, laughing at your self. "Me" - lol
    Rightherenow Rightherenow 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    New thought of the day ; ENJOY THE LITTLE

    THINGS! As much as you've had a black cloud over your head there is always that sweet release at some point in the day when you think things couldn't be better. .. These are the feelings to remember and hold onto.. They will help your mornings start in a much better and...
    emzyxj emzyxj 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 7, 2014

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    Our thought process has a HUGE impact on our

    daily lives. The amount of negative thinking and speech would put out is surprisingly high. I encourage everyone to consciously try to change that for at least one day. It's amazing how different you feel on the inside. Once you make it habit, everything seems so wonderful. It...
    silencedfears silencedfears 26-30 Jan 24

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    It Works~

    I believe in positive thinking because low points suck. But nothing sucks more than being at a low point and thinking that it'll never get better while making no attempt to challenge that thought. Challenge your debilitating thoughts. How you think about your life shapes it, it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 7, 2012

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    Positively...

    I absolutely positively believe that being positive in ones life will help you get through even the toughest of times.  I am positive that this attitude is what has helped me walk the path that I have walked rather than giving up and throwing in the towel.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 10, 2008

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    Positive Thinking And Health

    I have always been a positive thinker even when things seemed difficult or even tragic. In other words, life is full of ups and downs for everyone. We all loose people and pets we love. We all have issues with our finances at one time or another. Many of us have gone through...
    cllnivrn cllnivrn 46-50, F Oct 17, 2012

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    Mammals wouldn't survive submerged!

    Breathe the oxygen to life and avoid immersing your head!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M Jun 12

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    How we think affects our daily lives.

    When we think, we attract. Yes it's true. Have you ever read THE SECRET? it's where everything lies on what they call as The Law of Attraction. We may not get it at first but it really works. When we think about having a good life, surely it will come. But of course, everything...
    imerosiie imerosiie 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2014

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    Tears Aren't Always Negative

    I am newly divorced. and so as i start this new chapter of my life, I can't help but be filled with doubts and fears. Being overwhelmed like this, has brought forth a whole new perspective in finding a positive approach in dealing with this new chapter in the book of my life...
    neuilly neuilly 61-65, F 4 Responses Nov 18, 2011

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    Practicing 'The Secret" Day One

    I had read the book "The Secret" several years ago...I didn't finish reading it. I also watched the movie. I was skeptical thinking "this stuff is crap". So, I only tried it half-assed. Today is day one of "positive thoughts". So far, its interesting and fun. You just write down...
    thanatophobic thanatophobic 22-25, F Jun 3, 2013

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    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Positive Thinking

    When you think what yo want in life start visualizing the things you want, thinking that you already have them. And it will happen, just always and always be positive. Even if you get some negative thoughts, and start feeling down, try to distract yourself thinking of all the...
    503nats 503nats 31-35, F Sep 16, 2013

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    I'm tired. LOL tomorrow it's off to Iowa.

    Probably be here a lot. The typical scenario is the kids play downstairs, the brothers and parents play cribbage, and the daughters in law sit in the living room reading or playing on phones. I'm basically there in case M needs anything. I don't mind it really. A bit dull, but...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Dec 26, 2014

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    Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life

     Always look on the bright side of lifeAlways look on the bright side of lifeSome things in life are bad, they can really make you madOther things just make you swear and curseWhen you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble give a whistleThis will help things turn out for...
    charlie1960 charlie1960 51-55, M 4 Responses Feb 21, 2011

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    It Rained

    Today marks the final day of a very rainy week. I mean, have you ever had an experience where you went through something emotionally distressing and unbearable and the pain and anguish you have within you are welling up and you have no other recourse but to pour out crying? Well...
    James720 James720 31-35 Feb 20, 2011

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    I believe I've come to a decision of sorts.

    I admit this may waver during extremely bad times, but just this moment it feels reasonable. I'll focus on me. Making myself happy. Living. Enjoying. Being the person I want to be. No more shrinking in the corner because I might annoy him. No more not doing something just...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    I find women in the **** industry very fascinating. And I get stimulated by critical thinking as well. I wonder if there'd be a critical way to view and understand the phenomenon...
    bbwchaser bbwchaser 31-35, M 42 mins ago

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    I have had paranormal experiences ever since I was a little girl, but things seem to pick up when I moved to my current home 11 years ago when I was in the 2nd grade. It started...
    Irishgirl651 Irishgirl651 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    alot of people get defensive about the word or religion therefore they argue back and forth about what's right or wrong .. the inspired word of God shouldnt be argued or debated...
    sadiez81 sadiez81 31-35 1 hr ago

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    Two words 'love and hate' can either make your heart soar or rip it to pieces. I always thought the saying, 'sticks and stones may break my bones, but word can never me.' This old...
    Teamouse Teamouse 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    In this day and age, it can be quite shocking. I accept some people try their best to understand, but they still don't fully. They just think it's something you can brush off or...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    I really believe in and know that Chemistry exists between people. I have known since I was a child almost instantly, if I liked or would have fun being with a person I was just...
    fairone fairone 46-50 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My husband has split personality disorder. He hasn't told anyone but me because he doesn't want people to think he is crazy. Especially not his patents. Well one time I mentioned...
    messj messj 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    They're different type of people from internet some are great and some are weird, but that's not the point. I believe that relationship from internet could be real so I'm caring...
    imagineon imagineon 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    "So if you're out there I swear to be good to you But I'm done lookin', for my future someone Cause when the time is right You'll be here, but for now Dear no one, this is your...
    svetlanadavina svetlanadavina 22-25 7 hrs ago

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    When Paul was traveling preaching and he met resistance to the gospel what did he do? He would move on to those that would listen. Atheists... Idk, I don't believe in Santa Clause...
    AltRealityFanboy AltRealityFanboy 41-45, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Day 5: 1) Stumbling but not falling. 2) Chia seeds added yummy flavor to my power juices. 3) Raspberry flavour lipgloss. . . I blame this for my lip tugging, lip chewing...
    Strawberrygiggles Strawberrygiggles 41-45, F 11 hrs ago

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    The following is a prayer to god that has given me the foundation for my noble purpose of exposing him for the evil abuser he is. If you love god this prayer is not for you. "Our...
    DGA2000 DGA2000 61-65 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    But I also believe this friendship mostly has an expiration date. There will always come a moment when you'll grow apart. This can be because mutual interests disapear, or one of...
    Luckyguy1970 Luckyguy1970 41-45, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I think I will probably be flamed out of here, but I believe in a pantheon of gods, not a single god. I am a young pagan, whom has devoted herself to Zeus, Poseidon Hades, and...
    RedHeadedNinja RedHeadedNinja 13-15, F 7 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    As hard as it can be sometimes I'm working on how to think and react in a more positive way when it comes to every situation I face in life. I truly believe that your attitude...
    ShesSpiritual35 ShesSpiritual35 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Live in the present and think about the positive.It is best to try and replace positive with negative thoughts.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I believe turning something negative around into something positive is a very good thing to do for your karma plus it is very healing
    7lulu 7lulu 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    When the souls were made we were made in pairs, so that each of us would have a soul we were complementary to, and no one would be left alone. That complementary soul made at the...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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