5 things that will change the way you live

It is a given that life will every now and then throw changes at us, as nothing ever remains the same. However, if we are willing enough to embrace the changes it will lead us towards a happier and efficient way of living. If you don’t adapt or alter your ways with life; your life will affect you. You have to be open to the fact that life will not always be the way you want it to be. Sure enough, there will be a few of us who deny changes and often end up giving away the benefits that come along. It is often noticed that people denying changes can experience an imbalance in work life and domestic life. Change comes for all of us irrespective of one being prepared for it or not. Consider change a positive, which renders you with adequate opportunity to perceive and reap the new experiences. To help ease the transformation incorporate the changes below and enjoy life the way it is meant to be.

Unanswered questions are the real problem

Most people freak out when they encounter a situation of real difficulty. What we need to understand here is that the more you stress over a problem, you’re basically sabotaging and consuming yourself. Giving up on a solution to a problem is no solution, as it is just an excuse for an easy way out. We are all provided with the tools within, but it is our choice to make them click and figure out the way towards an appropriate answer.  Remember to stay on your toes while in the search for answers, as it aids you to utilise yourself wisely. Let your desire, your craving, your thirst for the answer motivate you and strive towards your goal.

Value your relationships

Socialising is key for humans to survive or rather excel. When we’re alone, we move towards thoughts that are negative and further leads us to low self-esteem and health problems, basically tears one apart from within. You might think you don’t need friends or family, but you are sadly mistaken. Therefore be nice and respect the people you socialise with. Be sure enough to reciprocate the gratitude to friends, family, clients and colleagues. Every individual needs to acknowledge people in order to strengthen relationships and not doubt them. All the good times or even the toughest are best handled with your loved ones by your side. Socialising not only staves off feelings of desolation, but also aids to heighten your purpose in life, builds memory and cognitive skills, adds to your sense of emotional state and well-being, summing all of helps you live a long healthy life.

Learn to love criticism

Too many times we take criticism as a personal attack, as an insult to who we are. But we should alter our way of thinking here. While criticism can be taken as hurtful and demoralising, it can also be treated as positive fuel. Be the better person here and use the opportunity to amend or improve yourself. Always be open to the idea of hearing what others think about you. It aids to widen your perspective and have a clearer view about who feels what about you. The key here lies in being a good listener. Detach yourself from the criticism emotionally and work out.

Positive thinking

It is very obvious that we are deeply influenced by our thoughts and feelings. In fact, it is the building block that assists you to form other important habits. It is true that positive thinking by itself won’t lead you to success, but it certainly a vital factor to motivate you to do the things necessary on the glory path. Gratitude is one important aspect to maintain a positive attitude in life and work towards the more demanding things in life. Being gratuitous and appreciative of what we have is primal to be on a path towards the more demanding things in life. Gratitude is directly linked to better mental health, self-awareness better relationships and a sense of fulfilment. We are surrounded by a lot of negativity forcing us to give in,  but we need to be aware of the untapped inner strength in order to overcome the negativity that creeps into your mind. Another aspect of positive thinking is living in the present and carrying no baggage of the past. Building upon past mistakes only deepens our negativity in life. It is really clear what’s done cannot be undone. In fact, we need to live the present and utilise it to the fullest to have a better tomorrow.

Accepting change as the only constant

It is evident that all of us face changes every day in the life. It can either be just a minor seasonal change, a vital life-changing promotion or a loss of a dear one. Change is evident.  Remember that changes are a normal part of life. It is also surprising how we each have our own elasticity and ability to recover from or align easily to the required change. Exercise living life with cognition of gratitude and clenching to the changes as a possibility for uninterrupted development and growth. If we decide to be resilient towards changes then the changes will be dictating our life but if we embrace the changes then we are willing to enhance and overcome what we previously were.

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Article by Shivang Mathur, a Motivational Speaker