We've all heard the saying "when life gives you lemons.... make lemonde". While it may seem like an over simplification, it is those whom have the ability to see the glass as half full that live a more full filled and joyful life.
Being optimistic has also linked to health benifits. People whom harness the power of positive thought have a decreased product of depression, decrease risk of cardiovascular disease, less stress and an increased life span.
You may be wondering, how do you change your mind. Well meditation is a great way to begin to explore your thought patterns. You may not be aware of the negative internal chatter and belief systems that you have developed about yourself and life but quieting the mind can help you to make discoveries about yourself and lead you on a path of self improvement.
Take a few minutes a day to be still and set the intention to be more positive. It will have a profound effect on your life.
Next week I will post some tips on how to create a quite space in your home.
Do you have a practice of meditation. If so, please share how it has impacted your life.