Being Positive: How to Find the Good in Everything


Being Positive: How to Find the Good in EverythingIn today’s world, there are a lot of distractions. It can be hard to find the peace and positivity that you want in your life.

However, if you can cultivate a habit of being more positive, you can find the good in everything. Thus, with your shift in perspective, your mood will also increase and help everything be a little more rose-colored.

And this can help you in a wide variety of other ways. So here are some strategies for lifting your spirits.


Meditation relaxes your mind. You have a lot of thoughts flying around all the time. If you want more positivity, quiet everything down during a certain part of the day.

Turn off your electronics, relax quietly, and just let your mind calm itself. This will let the positives shine through and lessen feelings of anxiety

If your mind is at peace, you can stop worrying about life and find the good in it instead. This will only bring more peace and kick off a cycle of peace, happiness, and gratitude.

Related: Meditation Techniques for Beginners: 5 Techniques You Can Master in No Time

Focus on the Wins

Your mind feels what you focus on. Make a list of all your wins this year and this month. The more you focus on good things, the more you reinforce them as your reality to outweigh the bad things. 

Allow yourself to celebrate the little wins, too. You don’t have to achieve worldly “success” to be happy.

You found a penny on the ground? Celebrate! You’re a penny richer than you were yesterday.


You brought an umbrella with you and were prepared for the sudden rain while you walked home? Celebrate!

It’s all about the little things.

Be Grateful 

Gratitude is something that almost any successful person will tell you that they do on a daily basis. It is a practice, not just something that you say every once in a while or during holidays.

If you can be grateful for even the simplest things, then the big wins will feel all that much greater. It will help you stay even keeled. Recognize each and every blessing you see and express your gratitude. If you find the little things to be grateful for in your life, you’ll soon find yourself finding things to be grateful for in every situation.

Don’t be afraid to write down your feelings of gratitude so you can remember all the good in your life.


It’s a proven fact that smiling can make you happier. It actually sends a signal to your brain to wake up the parts of your nervous system responsible for relaxation and positivity. It also shuts down the fight or flight response. Thus, you are killing two birds with one stone. 

Sadly, some people repress their natural urge to smile because they are not confident in their smile. If you feel the need, don’t be afraid to see a professional, like those at Pembroke Pines Dental or a qualified professional in your area, to see what they can do to help you fall in love with your smile again.

When you feel confident enough to smile at the little things you enjoy, being happy and finding the good becomes a little bit easier.

When it comes to your life, it is defined by the kinds of emotions you experience. The more positivity you have in your life, the better you will feel about things.

However, this can sometimes be easier said than done. So make sure to do the little things every day to find the everyday silver linings. That way you can brush off negative feelings and emphasize the positive in your life.

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Dixie Somers is a freelance writer and blogger for business, home, and family niches. Dixie lives in Phoenix, Arizona, and is the proud mother of three beautiful girls and wife to a wonderful husband.


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