Optimism is about thinking and feeling in a positive way.
Positivity is a much broader expression in behavior, motivation, creating, and living.
It is about thriving, feeling good, and feeling free.
Why are some so worried about too much optimism and too much positivity? What’s all the hesitancy about?
Not enough research about benefits? There’s plenty.
Scarcity thinking and stinginess, “watching every buck like it will get away” is a significant display of pessimism.
Pessimism is an overwhelming factor in health-related issues and in personal success and achievement.
Being tight with money and time makes you tight at the cellular level of your body.
It really is our number one health problem and the greatest deterrent of well-being and life satisfaction.
The answer to research that shows the dangers of optimism is not that you need to be more negative but that you be more effectively positive.
You don’t have to move from safety to feeling threat to manage your optimism.
Optimism is a very basic way your perception sees the world. It’s measuring a very elemental thing that started with you genetically and continued with you in your nurturance. It’s a very basic way about the way you see and judge the most elemental events in your world.
Consciousness starts with what we do with the most elemental events in our world.
The truth is that we are still tripping over the negative and cleaning up its spills more than exercising the fullness of the potential of positivity, not only to heal and integrate, but to create and build new people and new worlds, with a more solid, embodied experience of optimism.
IT’S ALL about A LITTLE MORE, Just a Little EVERY DAY.
What is trending in your feelings?
Your TENDENCY tells your story.
It is your TENDENCY that is most important.
Where are you TRENDING in your feelings? In your experience of open-ended optimism?
The higher you are in the UpSpiral, the better you’re going to feel, the better you’re going to do, the more optimistic you will become, and the more you’re going to get out of life what you want.
The research resources abound.
THE TENDENCY OF OUR FEELINGS AND THOUGHTS TELLS THE STORY.
What is most desirable is not to be always high, high, in this UpSpiral. But it is true that you can live in the 90’s most of the time, if you learn to do so and are consistent in building the NeuroPositive™ plasticity of your brain.
However, what is more important is that each day you are a little higher, a little better, feeling a little more positive, seeing things with a little more optimism, enjoying life a little more, letting a little more light in, feeling a little more joy, a little more peace, a little more love, a little more gratitude, and a little more hope.
Let this process begin to build in you.
© Dr. William K. Larkin