In my last blog post about building your mental health, I shared five positive ways that you can focus on having a healthy body and mind. 

As we know, the body and the mind need to work together, so you can look and feel awesome.

In this post, I’d like to take it a step further to look at how you can re-focus your thinking to have a healthier and more positive mindset, in order to be able to live your best life possible. 

Individuals with a positive mindset: 

Learn constantly

Individuals with a positive mindset are constantly open to new life experiences and opportunities for self-improvement. They cherish learning and welcome chances to develop – both professionally and personally. They pride themselves on “staying sharp” and discover new ways to maintain their psychological well-being.

Set goals and stick to them

Those with a positive mindset are those that realise that you have to make an arrangement (i.e. goal setting, making plans) to accomplish an objective. They then break down that goal into smaller, more achievable goals, making them more likely to get to the desired end-result. 

Have a reason

Individuals with a positive mindset invest a lot of energy into looking at what their motivation is throughout everyday life. Everything they do has meaning and is working towards something. 

Focus on the positive

Those with a positive mindset realise that cynicism won’t enable them to overcome challenges and obstacles, nor will it allow them to constantly self-improve. While those with a positive mindset are still practical and realistic about situations, they discover new approaches and ways of looking at things, always with the positive side in mind. 

Discover change

Individuals who have developed a positive mindset, realise that radicalism won’t enable them to develop, learn, and be confident.

They are goal-oriented, yet know when to rest and take a break. They take great care of their bodies, yet know when it’s alright to have a rest. They provide for others, yet also know when to take care of themselves.

Get and remain sound

Individuals with a positive mindset know how to find the right balance in their lives. They don’t crash or yo-yo diet, they take a healthy and considered approach to eating and exercising regularly. They focus on what’s achievable and maintainable in the long-term, as opposed to a quick-fix. 

Discover their clan

Individuals with a solid mentality search out happy, constructive individuals who are similar and strong. They don’t surround themselves with poisonous individuals who don’t love and bolster them. They choose people in their life who are going to add value, rather than take away. 

Live in the now

Individuals with a positive attitude understand that life will pass you by rapidly and that you have to appreciate every minute.

They don’t hold on to things. They know when to let go. 

You can develop a sound mentality!

How? Take it slowly, be predictable, and constantly lean toward self-esteem and confidence. Before you know it, you’ll again read through this rundown and acknowledge you’re doing it.

I have every confidence in you!

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  • Helen Reed

    Mindfulness, Holistic Health and Transformation Coach

    Business Owner, Thought Provoker and Entrepreneur focused on holistic approach to mind body well being. Feature as a best selling author of "She Made it Happen" (2017) and recently launched a Corporate Women's Tribe - Motivated Mindful and Moving Women to build and drive positive connections of all like minded women

    She is a corporate businesswoman, a mum and owns her own business - Kappatalize Wellness.  She recently launched a Womens Tribe - Motivated Mindful & Moving Women for women who are overwhelmed and want to learn how to live their most authentic self by focusing on their health and well being through fitness, nutrition, natural living and mindfulness.

    She has worked in the corporate and consulting world for 15 years, focusing on how people shift their mindset when faced with challenging work environments.

    She is a successful motivational speaker and has even authored a chapter in the best selling series "She Made it Happen: 22 inspiring stories from female entrepreneurs around the world"

    She is also the owner of Kappatalize Wellness - a fitness, health and wellness business, where she works with both men and women to help them live the best life they possibly can, with a focus on healthy living through exercise, nutrition, mindset, mindfulness  and wellness programs.

    She is a qualified Change & Project Manager,  Personal Trainer, Bootcamp Trainer, Nutritionist, Holistic Health Coach, NLP Certified and Mindfulness Certified Coach.

    When she is not working or running her own business, she is spending time with her young family, exercising, taking on challenging outdoor adventures,  playing and watching sports and living life :-)