Start The New Year With A Positive Attitude
Don’t ruminate. This causes more
anxiety. Try to distract yourself with something positive, when you find
Do come up with alternatives. What
are other explanations for explaining why something happened. Don' t assume.
Learned optimism (Martin Seligman)
- View negative experiences as neither personal or permanent.
Considering the worse case scenario
can diffuse worries.
Try to be more mindful of thought patterns. We can choose to be more
Suppressing negative thoughts can
backfire. Studies have found that we eat more comfort food when we suppress negative
feelings and thoughts. Rather, accept, process and move on.
Focus on your strengths and find a
way to utilize them during the week.
"One's journey toward healthy self-esteem begins with a positive attitude."