“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”
“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.”
One of the most common questions people ask me via email is how to become more of an optimist.
This week I want to share just three habits you can use to start.
These are the things I do to keep myself optimistic every day, no matter what.
These three habits help me find optimism in my mind.
1. Asking yourself questions will help you to see things from an optimistic perspective.
When I’m in what seems like a negative situation my most common way of making something better out of that is to ask myself questions that promote optimism and helps me to find solutions.
- What is the best thing about this situation or event?
- What can I learn from the situation?
- What are the opportunities in this situation for you?
The questions I ask myself are not always something I can use immediately. It takes me some time to accept and process the thoughts and feelings that come up.
After a while, you will notice that…