For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.
As such, if you are feeling down, you can bring yourself back up. If you are sad, you can find something to make you happy. If you are feeling uninspired you can find something to light your spark again.
When you are feeling negative, you can seek out things that will return your mindset to positive.
I know that there are days this seems almost impossible. If you make the mistake of turning on the news, or if a friend has something awful they are sharing via social media, or you yourself are facing some form of adversity, it can feel like generating positivity is unimaginable.
This is one of those things that, believe it or not, you have complete control over. Even when it does not feel that way, you CAN find a way. You can make the changes necessary to feel positive when you are not.
How? Sometimes this is simple – other times it takes a lot of different actions. But there is always a way to turn from negative to positive, despite obstacles and appearances.
Music can really alter your mood and feelings. Stepping away from where you are, even if it’s simply going from sitting to standing can shift things. Finding a distraction, like a video game or TV show or movie can bring about the missing positivity. Cleaning or decluttering the space around you can refresh your thoughts. Meditating, letting all the chaos swirling about find a place to either rest or escape can positively change things.
The important thing to remember is that you have the control over this. You can choose to let yourself be awash in negativity…or you can choose to change it and find things that are positive.
I concede that there are times it is good to feel sad, to feel down, to let the bad feelings happen. We need the negative to know the positive. Opposites exist for a whole host of reasons, and we really live most of our lives between them.
We can, however, choose how long to let the negativity be a part of us. We can turn the situation around, but it is a choice that only I can make for me, and you can make for you. But no matter how negative you may be finding things, there IS a positive to be found.
Finding positivity is not hard, it just requires action. Knowing that for every negative there is a positive, you can seek out and reverse matters. When we allow ourselves to make choices, we can alter the fabric of the universe around ourselves. The more we recognize our own power to make change, the more we know that for every negative there is a positive, the more Positivity we can create. Positive attitude begets positive energy, and that is always a good thing.
This is the twentieth entry of my Positivity series. It is my hope these weekly messages might help spread positive energies for everyone. Feel free to re-blog and spread the positivity.