It’s tough to find the good in the midst of a crappy situation. But you can train yourself to mindfully look for it. How? Well, you can start by reading these 10 optimistic quotes – each of which remind you to look for the good in the bad – and you will surely find it. Feel free to use them as screen savers or print them out and put them on your mirror.
Here’s an article about how we don’t meet people by accident. They’re meant to cross our path for a reason. If a relationship doesn’t survive the test of time, it doesn’t mean it still wasn’t meant to be. Not all encounters with people are supposed to last forever. People are brought into your life for a variety of reasons.
Plus if you’re feeling life is particularly unfair, here’s an article which explains how everything happens for a reason – using a fun Legos analogy.
Lastly – I recommend you start a journal – which you fill up with all the good things you notice in a day. Make it a practice to try to list 10 good things daily.
Be patient. Eventually you’ll see the beauty in your chaos, the purpose in your pain.
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Hi I’m Karen Salmansohn, founder of NotSalmon. My mission is to offer you easy-to-understand insights and tools to empower you to bloom into your happiest, highest potential self. I use playful analogies, feisty humor, and stylish graphics to distill big ideas – going as far back as ancient wisdom from Aristotle, Buddhism and Darwin to the latest research studies from Cognitive Therapy, Neuro Linquistic Programming, Neuroscience, Positive Psychology, Quantum Physics, Nutritional Studies – and then some.