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Have you noticed that there is a lot of negativity in the world these days?
There’s negativity in the news.
There’s negativity in the water cooler conversations at the office.
There’s even negativity at the dinner table.
All this negativity is dragging us down.
We are better than that.
What happened to “always look on the bright side of life”?
What happened to the glass is half full?
What happened to positivity?
My wife and I were talking the other day about the importance of bringing a right attitude – a more positive attitude – into the New Year.
While we know we will face challenges, we have decided to implement a practice of daily positivity. Each day, instead of asking ”How was your day?”, we will be asking each other “What were 3 wins for you today?”
Can you see how this changes things?
We started today when my wife arrived home from work (she’s a kindergarten teacher)?
I gave her my 3 wins, and I’ll share them with you here:
Developing a positive attitude requires an intentional pursuit of finding the good in all things.
As you start the new year, I encourage you to look for the positive. Go against the cultural norm, and be a light for the good in this world. A positive approach to your life can make a huge difference for those around you.