If U Don’T Want To Be Ill - Be PositivePresentation Transcript
If U don’t want to be ill ... Be Positive
“If you think about disaster, you will get it. Brood about death and you hasten your demise. Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience.” Swami Vivekananda Indian Spiritual leader Power of Thoughts
Positive Thinking & Possibilities “If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes.” Mark 9 : 23
Positive thinking looks through the circumstances for possibilities.
Positive thinking looks beyond the human realm – Trusts in God.
Positive thinking expects the impossibility.
A Positive Thinker … The Positive Thinker Sees the Invisible Feels the Intangible Achieves the Impossible
Stages of Positive Thinking
A habit is an acquired behaviour pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary – a particular practice, custom, or usage.
A positive habit is an acquired positive behaviour or action.
Some Positive Habits –
Appreciate your Family & Friends
Exercise * Eat Healthy
Perform an act of kindness
Learn something new daily
Have a good laugh
Positive Results – An Example
Influence of environment
Peer Pressure ...
Positive thinking, words, actions overrules-minimizes the influence of the above
Positive thinking enables you to see the positive end at the starting blocks.
“When you put Faith, Hope and Love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.” ZigZiglar, American Motivational Speaker & Author
We are What We Think
Our thoughts which leads to actions determining the results is who we are.
Negative people enlarge problems
They prefer to lament & gossip
Remember, negative thinking – speaking is a habit. IT CAN BE Changed.
Negative thoughts generate negative energy
Positive and Negative Energy
Have you noticed that as soon as you come in contact with a person, you are either negative or positive. Why?
Do you remember the many times when you felt anger and hatred towards someone who is far away. How?
Its coz of the energy flow and the thought waves.
Our Energy flow and thought waves is dependent on our thoughts and habits.
The Scale …
Positive Thinking Vs Being Realistic 1. Positive thinkers take negative things and turn it around positively 2. Negative thinkers take positive things and make it look / sound negative 3. Those that are realistic are Practical - positive to an issue & accept the outcome. 4. They keep the balance.
A Balanced Team In a TEAM it is good to have all three –
The Positive Person who creates a vibrant atmosphere - make things possible.
The Negative person who is able to see the flaws / downside of everything provides opportunities for improvement.
And the Realistic Person who is practical – keeps the balance.
Tips to Develop Positive Thinking Always Use Positive Words – While Thinking & Talking
It can be done
It is possible
I am able
In your conversation use words that evoke feelings and mental images of strength, happiness and success.
Practice Compliment – a true compliment is a gift
Practice Positive Self-Talk – graciously accept your own compliment.
Learn to say ‘I’m Sorry’ – The quicker we own our mistakes the less likely they are to turn into raging monsters.
Practice Expressing Genuine Gratitude – for ALL the good in your life.
* Learn to say ‘I forgive you’ – If we accept or give a sincere apology, the sting of the offence is removed.
David’s Experience “I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.” Ps. 34 : 1
Tips to Develop Positive Thinking Allow into your awareness only feelings of happiness, strength and success.
Try to disregard and ignore negative thoughts.
Refuse to think such thoughts
When negative thoughts flows in turn them off.
Substitute them with constructive happy thoughts.
Look around there‘s so much goodness.
Look out there’s so much beauty
Look in – life is a miracle.
Look Up – God is in control.
Tips to Develop Positive Thinking
Read at least one page of inspiring book every day.
Begin the day by reading – sets tone for the day.
End the day by reading – prepares you for good night’s rest.
Reading – nourishes the mind, inspires and even provides a world of fantasy.
Tips to Develop Positive Thinking Watch movies that make you feel happy.
Avoid horror – action – science fiction movies
Watch comedies – it is good to laugh
Minimize the time you listen to the news and reading news papers
Most headlines & front pages carry bad news.
Selected Movies can uplift your soul & Inspire you.
Tips to Develop Positive Thinking Before starting with any plan or action, visualize clearly in your mind its successful outcome.
Get a picture in your mind of the house that you want.
See yourself living in it. Enjoying it.
Visualize with Faith, you will be amazed by the results.
* A vision of prosperity has a Path - Ask yourself – How am I going to get there? What’s the path look like?
Ezekiel – Valley of Dry Bones
Ezek. 37 - God takes the prophet to a valley of bones, and asks him “can these bones live?”
God wanted the prophet to visualize
Visualization is the ability to –
See the future – the end
See each stage of a project
See through the eyes of the receiver – market – people
See through the eyes of God.
Tips to Develop Positive Thinking Associate yourself with people who are positive.
They say for a piece of wood to catch fire we either have to put fire to it or take it where the fire is.
One of the deliberate choices we ought to make is to disassociate with negative thinkers.
Positive attitude is contagious – it can easily rub on to you.
Tips to Develop Positive Thinking Engage in Physical Activity – Exercise at least thrice a week.
Walking, swimming, cycling, jogging, etc.
They say walking is the best exercise
Gardening has double effect – you can exercise & have the joy of seeing flowers bloom – trees fruit.
Stress is one of the major causes of negative thinking
Physical exercise discharges stress.
Always sit and walk with your back straight.
The way you stride down the hallway or into a room is a powerful first clue to how you feel about yourself.
Walk erect with your head held high
your shoulders back your chest out and your stomach in.
By the way you walk, you command respect without ever saying a word.
Tips to Develop Positive Thinking
Being Positive … Thinking Positive brings inner peace success improved relationships better health happiness and satisfaction. It also helps the daily affairs of life move more smoothly, and makes life look bright and promising. Being Positive
Decide to be an Optimist “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; the optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” “For myself I am an optimist – it does not seem to be much use being anything else.” Winston Churchill
Christian Optimism – Its Source “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Phil. 4 : 13 * The motto of William Carey the great missionary to India, the father of Modern Missionary Movement was – Expect Great Things from God Attempt Great Things for God.