Originally Published Tuesday, March 31, 2015
There are hundreds, thousands of books, magazine articles, blogs, and posts about being positive, and having a upbeat outlook on life.
Maybe you are thinking "that is a nice thought, but how can I have a positive outlook when I'm struggling with a tough situation, or have a person who is making my life difficult in some way?"
There were times in my life when I read those books, and articles, and thought "I can't just forget what's going on, and suddenly make myself into little miss sunshine".
Turning things around when we are deep inside our problems, or upset about something, seems like it may be impossible to do, but strangely it can be done quite easily with a bit of practice.
The next time you are feeling overwhelmed or even mad about what's going on in your life - do the following:
This method may not come to you easily at first, and it may not seem natural, but after you try it a few times, you'll understand that this is within your power.
We can choose our emotional state, good or bad, it is truly up to us. We can't control what the world will throw at us, but we can make a choice about our mood.
The great thing about this little trick is that you can do it for yourself whenever you need to make things better, which is a gift...
Give it a try, you may be surprised at how easy and effective it can be.
After trying every conventional therapy for crippling, chronic low-back pain, I discovered the problem was completely within my control. I experienced an amazing transformation in a matter of weeks. I have been pain-free for the past few years, and you can be too!