Commit your own random act of kindness. And when you are the lifter upper, the upper is even higher.
Your thoughts—especially repetitive thoughts—can rewire synapses in your brain to connect faster. What this means is that where before there was space between one negative thought and the next, now there is a decreased amount of space, or a bridge if you will.
Listen, you think you are at the bottom. Your bottom is better than 95% of the rest of the world.
Negative people are needy. They look towards others for value addition to their lives, rather than an equal give and take. They enter professional and personal relationships with the mindset of what they can get from the other person.
Whatever you focus on, your brain scans for. So if you’re thinking positively (or negatively), guess what your brain starts scanning for and seeing?
I don’t drink coffee, cigarettes are anathema, and I hate everyone else’s addictions with as much conviction as I love their counterparts.
If I were to start with negative influences first, the rest of the day is an uphill battle to reach positivity.
Create your own path. Think about the skills that you do have and congratulate yourself on them. Nobody can do that thing quite like you can.
Maybe our minds have been lying to us. Maybe the other shoe isn’t going to drop.
It’s like shovelling snow while it’s still snowing. If I can move the snow off the driveway faster than it comes down, I end up with a clear driveway.