It’s never easy to make a change in your life. We are naturally created to thrive on routine and when change hits us in the face we can feel overwhelmed, scared or uncertain about the future. Whether you’ve experienced a traumatic event in your life, or just want to find a way to live a healthier lifestyle, these tips to make a positive change in your life will help you rise above and start living an overall happier and healthier life.
Tips to Make Positive Change in Your Life
Determine What You’ll Change
Making a positive change in your life won’t happen overnight, but determining what positive change you’ll work towards can happen overnight. Take time to think about what positive changes you need to make in order to live a happier and healthier lifestyle. Be confident that this change is going to be the one positive change that you’re focused on in your life. Now that you’ve determined what your positive change will be, continue with the rest of the tips below to make it happen.
While you may not be able to remove all negativity from your life, there are some areas where the negativity can be removed. Sit down with a notepad to jot down some areas in life that you feel are currently pushing you towards a negative mindset. This could be someone in your circle of friends, a co-worker, a family member, or anything in your life that makes you feel negativity when you’re around the person or situation. Make a commitment to yourself that you’ll remove all negativity from your life as quickly as possible in order to make a positive change in your life.
I’m sure you’re tired of hearing this, but the reality is that exercising or some form of daily physical activity actually does boost your spirits. Being active helps boost your confidence and reduces stress levels by releasing the hormones endorphins and dopamine that help you feel euphoric. Daily exercise can be something as simple as a brisk 30-minute walk or a more extensive visit to the local gym. It doesn’t matter what you do to get active, all that matter is that you add some physical activity into your daily routine in order to make a positive change in your life.
Lastly, if you truly want to make a positive change in your life then you must eliminate the clutter. Take Time to go through your closets, household drawers and other collect all type areas in the home. As you go through each area of the home where clutter has piled up, you’ll start to think about the last time you used the item. If you haven’t used the item found in the various clutter spots of your home then it needs to go into a donate, free or for sale pile so that you can eliminate the physical clutter in your home.
Each of these tips to make a positive change in your life will work well when combined together as you work towards your goal to have a more positive life. You’ll find that within a few weeks you start feeling happier and healthier as you’ve worked towards achieving your goal to make positive change in your life. For more tips on life changes, check out my Motivation Monday section.