Life can be difficult sometimes. How is it that some people around you can have such a positive outlook on life no matter what the circumstances? They probably have a set of positive thinking tips that they use on a daily basis. These tips are how they continue to enjoy a glowing outlook on life. Most people will tell you that you have to come up with your own positive thinking tips in order to make them work for you however they all generally follow the same overall themes.

One of the most important positive thinking tips people will tell you about is in your delivery. Making affirmations, you want to design them in the first person, using “I am” or “I do”. You want to remember that you are trying to make yourself feel better, not someone else. There are some people who feel that you can make your affirmations in the third person, using your own name, and achieve the same results. The most important aspect is to create your own affirmations so that there is no question that you are talking about you, and not someone else. Understanding that you are the one who is trying to change is the first of the positive thinking tips that you want to concentrate on.

Once you understand who you are talking about, most people’s positive affirmations tips involve how you affirm them to yourself. You will want to deliver them to yourself in the most positive way possible. A common practice is to say them while looking into a mirror. This gives a visual clue that you are talking to and about yourself. In any given social situation, it is always easier to follow the speaker, and listen to them if you are being talked to directly. The same holds true with these positive thinking tips. Allow yourself a way to deliver your affirmations that is easy to follow, and leaves no doubt who you are talking to and about.

The simplest, yet often most understated positive thinking tips are all about repetition. Saying your affirmations once in a while will never accomplish the way of thinking that you are trying to achieve. You will want to create simple, yet powerful affirmations in order to reliably repeat them to yourself over and over again. Often times, it is best to repeat your affirmations to yourself several times a day. If you say the same things over and over to your subconscious mind, your mind will begin to realize that what you are saying is true. If you only say them occasionally, your mind won’t grasp the importance of what you are talking about. When researching your own positive thinking tips, you will find this one from almost anyone who offers you advice on the subject.

There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to positive thinking tips. Everyone has different tips that they consider the most successful to use. When looking for positive thinking tips, it is most important to find ones that are comfortable and right for you. Always remember that these are designed to change the way you perceive life, not someone else, so it is most important for you to be comfortable with them at all times.

Author's Bio: 

Richard is a Master Practitioner of neuro-linguistic programming (NLP), Hypnosis, and Neurological Re-patterning™. He is also the co-founder of New You Life Coaching.

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