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Negativity Highway

 

We've all been there, speeding down the fast line of the negativity highway. 

You may have had a day where nothing seemed to go right. 

Or maybe you've done everything according to plan, and the scale just won't budge.

It's easy to criticize yourself when things aren't going as you hoped. 

But negative thoughts drain you of energy; 

keeping you from being present and enjoying each day. 

I am here to say:

 

Hit the brakes!

(In fact, get out of the car altogether.)

 

We're all human and we are all going to have a bad day once in a while. 

Cut yourself some slack. 

 

Here are a few simple ideas to help you get back on track 

when you're caught in a downward dive:

 

                     • Smile. Paste a big 'ol cheesy grin on your face. 

It's a stress reliever and it feels good! 

And we all know it takes fewer muscles to smile than it does to frown.

       

                     • Surround yourself with positive encouragement. 

Reach out call, text or email a pal.

       

                     • Write your favorite positive quote down and tape it where you will see it every day. 

Better yet, tape one to your bathroom mirror, 

one to your refrigerator, 

one to your day planner 

and one to your computer monitor. 

       

                     • List five things that you are grateful for right now. 

Force yourself to focus on the positive. 

Chances are the positive will outweigh the negative.

 

       

                     • Remember that no one is perfect and allow yourself to move forward. 

Sometimes we just need to call it a day and let ourselves move on. 

Give yourself permission to start fresh tomorrow.

 

·      What are your tips and tricks to turn your negative day around for the better?

 

                     • Sing! Out loud. Put on your favorite song or just belt it out a-cappella  

Singing is a lighthearted way to relieve stress and bring a smile to your face.

       

            

 

Some favorite quotes: 

Every choice you make has an end result.  

Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail. 

Stumbling is not falling. 

There is no failure. Only feedback. 

 

 

More quotes I like: 

 

 

 

 

Five things I am grateful for

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What are your tips and tricks to turn your negative day around for the better?

 

 

 

 

      Give yourself permission to start fresh tomorrow.

I ____________ am an intelligent person, Today has been A day.  

Tomorrow is a new day. I will start fresh in the morning, I am moving on. 

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