While happiness may come and go as our life experiences cause us to feel different things, positivity is something that can always remain with us.
i think people often see positivity and happiness as the same thing. if we’re positive and always looking on the bright side, we must naturally be happy too, right? this is not the case.
one of my favorite aspects of positivity is that it allows us to feel as we are. positivity does not force us to get rid of all other emotions, but gives us space to pause and reflect on our current state.
we often put too much pressure on ourselves to be happy, and in the process, disable ourselves from that even being a possibility.
focusing on happiness and thinking “i feel so sad, if only i felt happy” is dangerous. not only does it make us feel hopeless and at a loss for what to do, but it rejects the feeling of sadness, not allowing us to process it so we can move forward.
if we instead focus on putting our best foot forward each day and staying committed to our well being, then we embody positivity. delving deeper into that, positivity means seeing the infinite potential in all situations, recognizing that you are doing the best you can, and things will work out for you in the end.
maintaining an attitude of positivity is crucial to aligning with who we are and becoming our best selves.
because that’s what we all really want, right?
to end with a quote, “always believe something wonderful is about to happen.” because it is!
sending good vibes,