The vast majority of people are unable to see things 100% objectively. The way we see the world is not only biased by our general outlook on life, our previous experiences but also our mood. Our emotions.
- When You’re Already Sad, It’s Easy To Focus On Depressing Things
- When You’re Already Happy, It’s Easy To Focus On Good Things
- When You’re Tired Everything Becomes More Overwhelming
- When You’re Frustrated Everything Is More Frustrating
What’s the difference between negativity and positivity?
Negative thinking is one of the most difficult things to control but it is an important factor of living a happier, more positive life. The average person has thousands of thoughts every second, some of which are conscious ideas, and others play silently in our subconscious mind. Many of these thoughts are immersed in negativity, whether we are conscious of it or not.
No matter a person’s age, gender, ethnicity or level of happiness, negative thinking is an affliction that affects everyone at one time or another in various forms. The problem with negative thoughts is that they tend to be difficult to detect and often create a snowball effect that can quickly overcome our minds.
Watch the video below for ideas on staying positive even in trying times.