Bonji Hot Takes Volume 18
Welcome back to another edition of Bonji Hot Takes! Happy Thursday, we hope your week is going well and you are excited for another fast-approaching weekend. Throughout the year, we all experience ups and downs. Occasionally, it can be difficult to keep positivity in your thoughts. Thus, we want to remind you that the more you think positively, the more positivity you will attract into your life. We recently heard a discussion about engraving positivity in your mind; similar to a ski slope, as you create fresh tracks it will become easier to ride. Think of your brain and thoughts as a fresh patch of snow. Every time you think negatively you will be making that path easier to follow. In contrast, every time you think positively, your brain makes a deeper connection and will naturally begin to take that path. Moving forward, we wanted to offer some quick tips and quotes to help you feel positive energy!
Three Quick Tips for Staying Positive:
Start Everyday With something positive: - Roll out of bed and do 20 pushups - Lay out your goals for the day - Listen to happy songs or a motivational podcast
Ask Yourself The Right Questions: - NO “why did this happen to me?” - YES “What is one good thing about this situation?” or “What can I learn?" - NO “Why do bad things always happen to me?" - YES “What is one small, daily step I can take to improve my situation?”
Take a Step Back: - Try to change your perspective and look at the situation from new angles - Let go of the anger/frustration, and just breathe for a minute - Don't stress what you can't control
Positive Quotes To Help Keep Your Pushing Forward “Positive thoughts lead to positive actions. And those actions do, over time, lead to positive results.” - Unknown “You've done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.” - Ralph Marston “Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘you can do it' when things are tough.” - Richard M. DeVos “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” - Martin Luther King Jr. “Always do your best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.” - Don Miguel Ruiz “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” - Albert Einstein