The pessimist & the Optimist: Thoughts Matter (Part 3)
The way we think about our lives, affects our lives. What we think we deserve, affects what comes to us. Because if this works in one area, you can bet it relates to others; just as the way we think about our health, changes our health; the way we think about our lives, affects our lives.
In essence, your psychology, namely your personality or your outlook on life, can be just as important to your wellbeing as exercising and eating right.
Now that’s great news for the gurus and the motivational speakers, but what about the rest of us who aren’t always so chipper, what do we do? And perhaps more than we realize, we do live in the shadow of pessimism. Maybe throughout our day there are small aspects of pessimism sprinkled – through our speech, through our actions. Clearly, scientific study has shown, pessimism has a great influence in our lives.
So what can we do to shift our pessimistic views?
The thought is only a thought, and the thought can be changed. A powerful idea, a thought is only a thought, it’s as strong as we let it be, it’s as weak as we let it be, and mostly, and more importantly, it can be changed.
Write about one thought that you need and want to change from pessimistic to optimistic.