If you need to be more productive, that is is paramount that you use positive thinking. Do you let anger, disappointment, and complaining take over your learning? OR Can you keep a positive mindset even when faced with a difficult situation?
When you are faced with adversity, it is your choice to let your mood change for the worse or you can choose to look on the positive side of the situation. Positivity is worth almost as much as hard work determination and perseverance when it comes to productivity.
1 What is your Current Mindset?
How are you feeling right now? If you are stressed your brain will be less likely to retain information. It would be better to do some techniques to help calm down first of all. Check out how to manage negative mindsets here
2 Fake it Until you Make it!
Not feeling confident then fake confidence. By acting confidently even if you do not feel it can release the same chemicals as if you were really confident! Check out the video from Amy Cuddy. If you can only watch one thing today make it this!
3 People Tend to Help Happier people
A positive mindset actually makes others want to help you. No one wants to get near the person who is complaining and being all negative about everyone and everything. However, everyone wants to come to the aid of the person who is always smiling, joking and holding their head high despite bad things happening. Check out this article about what happier people do differently that in turn helps them to be more successful
4 Avoid Wasting Time and Energy Complaining
As above instead of wasting time being negative use that energy more productively and put it into doing something to improve the situation.
5 Recharge Energy Levels
A positive mindset can give you a lift even during difficult times. Boost your energy level by looking on the bright side of any situation. No matter how bad things get, there is something you can look positively at.
A positive mindset is contagious. It brings people together. Others want to be around people who are positive. Nothing brings a team together and builds relationships like positive energy.
7 Problem Solve
Have you ever disarmed a tough situation with a smile? Your brain can not tell the difference between a real or fake smile. Once again Positive mindset is sometimes all it takes to turn a bad situation around. On the other side, a bad attitude can take a problem and quickly make it worse.
8 Positive Mindset improves Decision Making and Learning
When you let yourself get upset, you impact your ability to make good decisions and take in new information. Thinking positively helps us to act more logically rather than reacting to our emotions.
22 Things Happy People Do Differently – http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/04/08/22-happy-habits.aspx