10 Proven Ways How to Stop Negative Thinking

7. Be thankful

It’s easy to get carried away by the negative experiences that we’ve gone through throughout the day and forget all of the good things. There’s always a silver lining, even though it may be hard to see sometimes. Be thankful and acknowledge the good things that you experience every day. If you can do this, you’ll see that it’s harder to see the negative.[4]

What can you do? Keep a journal and write down the good things that happened that day. For example, rather than focusing on the fact that you got to work late, write down how nice it was to get a full breakfast, or how those 10 minutes could have been 30 if you hadn’t gotten to the bus on time.

Be thankful

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