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9 Quotes that will help you feel more positive

9th June 2023

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We all know that if we are more positive that we can feel better in our own minds and positivity breeds positivity. But sometimes it is hard to stay positive and we need gentle reminders of why we need to be more positive or guidance to help us through a tough time to stay positive. Words of wisdom can often help us get back on track so I wanted to share with you some of the quotes that will help you feel more positive.  

Feel more positive With These Quotes

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“If you want the rainbow, you have to put up with the rain.”  Dolly Parton 

This is a quote that definitely rings true when it comes to life. We can all face difficult times, challenges and struggles, but often if you want the good times you do have to put up with the tough times. Those difficult periods in life can go a long way to help you to be more grateful for the good times in your life. If we want the rainbow, we must have the rain. 

“Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” Anne Frank

One of the difficult things when trying to be positive is to not focus too much on your situation and instead look at what is left. Look at your surroundings, the people in your life, and the things that make you feel good. Look for the beauty around you and make the choice to be happy. It is one of the easiest ways to feel more positive. 

“Whenever you see darkness, there is an extraordinary opportunity for the light to burn brighter.” Bono

We can often associate darkness with difficult and challenging times, the times when we need to feel and be more positive. So instead of focusing on the darkness as such, it is great advice to focus on how bright the light can shine in those circumstances. It is all about making that switch in your mindset and thinking about things in a different way. 

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“A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour” Anon 

When you are a positive person, it feels more natural to look for the good things or to see the beauty in everything. Life can give you detours and take you on a different path that you might not have expected, but if you can, look for the beauty in the new journey ahead. By doing so, you are naturally helping yourself to be a more positive person. 

“You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.” Dr Seuss

The way you start your day can impact everything, so this is a great quote to remember. Think about your day and how it will be a good one. That you will be off to great places and that today is your day. Start your day the right way and it will have a positive impact on you moving forward. 

“It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive.” Ellen DeGeneres

The truth is, if you are a positive person, or you have a positive mindset, then it can make a big difference in your life. There is no denying yourself. Often when we get stuck in difficult times it can be hard to see past them. Challenges are sent to test us. But remembering that positivity can have a big impact on all aspects of your life is a great reminder that is good to make that choice. 

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“The sun himself is weak when he first rises and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.” Charles Dickens 

This quote is a great reminder that even things we see to be huge and powerful can start off slowly and weak and build up that momentum. Nobody is going to wake up and be at the strongest, but you can build up the momentum for feeling that way and being more proactive with feeling positive. Strength comes and it will shine when it needs to. 

“Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.”  Michael Jordan 

Any negative situation can be turned into something positive. No matter what you face, try and think about making it positive or looking for a way to help you do that. 

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” Walt Disney 

Finally, if we want to feel positive we have to quit talking about it and start doing it. We have to actively make that choice to be happy and positive. To see the good and the beauty around us. If we can do that, then that is half the battle. 

I hope these quotes help you when you need to feel more positive.