With several weeks remaining in this calendar year, it is crucial to be thinking about improving yourself to be less negative. Recognizing unhealthy thinking patterns and actively working to change them to present positive outcomes while going into the New Year. Whatever your personal beliefs are is something that has been learned and developed over time. It is more imperative now for you to break those self-sabotaging patterns of negativity. You can find solutions to develop a mindset for creating healthy habits needed to promote positive thinking and responsiveness.
Identifying automatic patterns of negativity may seem impossible when it is embedded into your practices. To reverse this kind of self-destruction will require one to enforce a self-monitoring system. This will allow you to notice negative behaviors within yourself in addition to implementing effective approaches for a more positive experience. The way you see things can be a distorted picture. For example, if you are a negative person, then you will have a hard time finding positivity even when it smacks you in the face.
Familiarize yourself with behavioral activation if you are wanting to be more positive rather than negative. Often the environment and people who are around you can impact your behaviors in a significant way. When you notice things about you that are not healthy interactions, then you should change your surroundings. This may include making time for people you enjoy being around. Or attaching yourself to resources that brings the best out of you. And doing activities that gives purpose so you can have a strong sense of connection. Ultimately, reducing your stress, which allows you to respond to it in a more positive manner.
Lastly, it is important to recognize mindfulness to ensure that you are present in every moment and situation. Your attention on the present will determine how well you respond internally and externally. This may not be as easy as it sounds because distractions can make it extremely difficult to focus on the now. You can get through it by putting emphasis on being authentic and accepting your thoughts and feelings in that moment. Determine what your goal is and working towards manifesting those thoughts and behaviors. Afterwhile, you would have developed a natural pattern of positivity. Remember, we become what we think.