Focusing on Positives for Emotional Healing

By David Beales, Helen Whitten

Part of Emotional Healing For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Developing the habit of focusing on the positives in your life and reminding yourself several times a day of those aspects that are working and going well enables you to regain perspective.

  • Start the day with gratitude and loving kindness.

  • Switch out of negative and distorted thoughts.

  • Choose thoughts that are empowering.

  • Open your eyes to smiles, your ears to birdsong, your heart to joy.