Everything You Need To Fill Your Life With Positivity

In this section of THE DAILY MEDITATION we share everything you need for positivity.

5 Positive Thinking Meditations For Positive Thoughts All Day

If you want to start a habit of positive thinking, meditation is an absolute must. You can use meditation for positive thoughts all day long.  And it works significantly better than other positive thinking exercises.  I’m sure you know what it’s like. You try to think positive all the time, yet you still experience negative and painful thoughts. [Here are some ways to stop negative thoughts] The good news is this: The more you practice positive thinking exercises, the more your mind will produce positive thoughts, and the less you will experience negative thoughts. There are many different types of…

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7 Best Meditations For Happiness To Make You Smile Today

When you know how to use meditation for happiness, you'll be able to make yourself feel great time and again.  When it comes to happiness, meditation is number one. There are so many reasons why meditation makes you happy. And it all begins with happiness itself.  Have you ever wondered why it's hard to be happy? So many people struggle to let themselves be happy.  They fight against happiness, like they actually want to be miserable.  Maybe you tell yourself you will find happiness when you: Have more money Complete something you told yourself you’re supposed to do Have the perfect…

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How To Change Negative Beliefs About Yourself [Exercises & Tutorial]

When you know how to change negative beliefs you will take control of your life.  One of the best ways of improving self esteem is by changing negative beliefs about yourself. Specifically, you want to change negative beliefs about yourself to positive beliefs about yourself.  You can do the same with all your negative beliefs: Negative beliefs about money Negative beliefs about life  Negative belief about worry that you may have Negative beliefs about love and relationships Negative beliefs about the world It has been proven that those negative beliefs can literally change your perception of the world. Negative beliefs…

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10 Best Meditations For Confidence And Self Esteem

Let me tell you about the time I used 10 meditation for confidence and self esteem.  When I slumped into a lonely motel room, homeless, 3000 miles away from family , five years ago, I thought my self confidence would never recover. It was the lowest time in my life. My breakup hit me hard. It left me with zero self esteem. It took me months to pick myself back up, to regain my self confidence, to feel good about myself once again. It took me 6000 miles of flying to reconnect with myself.  And I finally rediscovered my self…

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Ultimate Guide To Mindfulness – CBT Exercises [TUTORIAL]

Do you use mindfulness CBT exercises? Mindfulness CBT exercises (Mindfulness Cognitive Behavioral Therapy exercises) are effective ways of stopping negative thinking and changing our beliefs. As a meditation teacher [read my guide to 31 meditation techniques], I am always on the lookout for alternative, complimentary ways to train the mind. And mindfulness CBT exercises are a great way to do that.  But here's a key point: CBT exercises aren't just about "therapy".  If your mind is already healthy you can use mindfulness CBT exercises to make it even stronger.  In fact, mindfulness CBT exercises are one of my absolute favorite…

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7 Ideas On How To Remain Positive In Difficult Times

During a tough time of my life I learned how to remain positive in difficult times. My parents were fighting. Dad's drinking was the problem. At school, I was bullied, brutally. Beaten up many times. Humiliated. I longed to escape. So I hid away from the world, secluded into my bedroom, playing Nintendo for hours every day. Escape did not help. The more I hid away, the more negative thoughts ate away at my mind. This was before I discovered the secret ways to handle negative thinking. I felt worthless. I felt empty inside. I considered running away from home.…

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12 Positive Thinking Techniques To Keep You Thinking Positively

Recently I've been trying some positive thinking techniques. They've helped me to have more automatic positive thoughts. And that's... well... awesome.  Because do you know the problem with positive thinking? It's usually forced. Usually. And studies show that forcing positive thinking is not a bright idea. But I've learned a secret. There are ways to make positive thinking automatic, little positive thinking techniques that make it oh so easy to think positively.   As you guys know, I’m a mental health athlete. I train my mind the way an athlete trains their body. Every day I do mental workouts. I do…

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Health Benefits Of Positivity And Happiness Proven At Last. Scientists Shocked

Breakthrough study from Stanford University reveals the amazing health benefits of positivity. Research from University of California: Irvine shows there are health benefits of happiness too, Positive thoughts have a profound affect on our life and longevity. People who think they are healthy will live significantly longer than people who think they are unhealthy. Doctors encouraged to treat patients with positive thinking. Scientists discover the importance of positivity: Improved Health! It is one of the oldest philosophical debates: do thoughts control life? Do thoughts control reality? One side of the argument says that hell no, thoughts dont control reality, get…

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How You Can Use Yoga For Positive Thoughts And Positive Energy In Your Body

In this tutorial I'll show you how to use yoga for positive thoughts. Plus, how to use yoga for positive energy in your body. There's nothing quite like using yoga for positive energy and happiness.  All the 27 types of yoga can help you to be positive and energised.  And that's just as well, because if we're being honest, it's not always easy to be positive.  Sure, you promised yourself Sunday evening that you would think positive and have positive energy in your body all week. It was easy thinking that when you were sitting in your armchair with your pajamas…

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List Of Positive Character Traits You’re Probably Gonna Need This Year

Did you know: There are certain positive character traits that are proven to make us more likely to be happy and successful?    When I was writing my Ultimate Guide To Happiness, I wrote a list of  positive character traits that are proven to be essential. I discovered that people who had these traits were more likely to live a happy, healthy, prosperous life.  You know that positive thinking can take you a long way (here's 5 ways to make positive thinking automatic). But positive character traits can take you even further.  Here's my list of positive character traits we all seriously need.   Here's…

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10 Birthday Self Reflection Questions You Need To Ask Yourself

There are 10 birthday self reflection questions that you need to ask yourself every year. Self reflection questions are vital if you want to start self improvement.  One of the best times to ask self reflection questions is on your birthday. And guess what? It's my birthday today. I’m turning 35. I'm looking forward to getting my (typically Buddhist) birthday gifts. But more importantly: It’s a time for reflection, a time for looking backwards and looking forwards. I wish birthdays were called "Rebirth-days". Because they are a time of self renewal. Birthdays are a time to let go, and to move…

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How To Stop Worrying When You Need To Just Chill [TUTORIAL]

Being human sucks. Too many worries and concerns. What if you could stop worrying like a human and start floating like a butterfly instead? What if you could feel like you were relaxing by the pool, or sitting in the sun and relaxing at the beach, or enjoying a relaxing weekend, while still doing everything you need to do? Yes, it would be amazing. After reading this article and learning how to stop thinking so much and will start living a mindful, in-the-moment life, you'll be feeling like you're on holiday even while you work. So, my Zen-sational readers; read on…

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How To Wake Up Positive And Happy [15 Ways]
A woman opening the curtains in the morning. Practicing morning meditation is like opening the curtains to a brighter day.

How To Wake Up Positive And Happy [15 Ways]

When you know how to wake up positive and happy you set yourself up for a great day.  One of my personal favorite ways to wake up positive is with meditation.  There's is nothing quite like a positive morning meditation to start the day happy and relaxed.  Don't you love sitting outside in the garden doing a meditation technique or perhaps some  mindful writing?  Or perhaps you like to use yoga for positivity.   Or perhaps you just love to snuggle your cat or dogs.   Here are my top 15 ways how to wake up positive and happy.   15 ways how to…

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If You’re Tired, Lack Energy Or Just Lazy, Try These Meditations

If you're feeling tired, you might want to try my 10 tips and meditation techniques for energy. Feeling tired all the time? Wish you had more energy in the day so you could actually get stuff dome, and you know, be productive? It can be a challenge to find the energy you need to get through the day. Maybe you wake-up feeling tired. Or you just plain old lack motivation. Maybe you want to exercise but you just feel so tired when you go to work-out. Maybe you think you're lazy. You are never going to be successful in life…

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How To Put Yourself First And Let Yourself Be Happy
In order to be happy you have to let yourself be happy. But just how do you let yourself be happy in life. This guide has the answers.

How To Put Yourself First And Let Yourself Be Happy

There comes a time in life when yo need to learn how to let yourself be happy and put yourself first.  You need to learn how to let yourself be happy because things will never be perfect and you just have to role with the punches.  Newsflash: All the best happiness tips in the world are worth nothing unless you know how to let yourself be happy. It’s strange that so many people put themselves second and refuse to be happy. Sure, you’ve got family to look after and you do an amazing job at that. And you’ve got work…

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20 Low Self Esteem Activities You Should Probably Try

There are some self esteem activities that can completely rebuild the way you feel about yourself.  Everyone suffers from low self esteem at times. Life occasionally turns sour, we make mistakes, and it’s all part of the grand roller-coaster ride of this thing called life. As Cognitive Behavioural Therapist Alice Boyes Ph.D states, “People tend to feel good when they're having success and then feel awful when they're not getting the response they desire from the world.” Right now your self esteem is in transition. It’s simply human nature that at times our self esteem will be high, and at…

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Best Self Motivation Meditation Techniques To Fire You Up Today

When you want to know how to get motivated, meditation and other self motivation techniques should be your go-to.  Self Motivation techniques can mean the difference between a kickass day and a day wasted in front of the TV.  Listen: Sometimes we are all lazy. Sometimes we need help overcoming procrastination (READ: How to overcome laziness). But other times you really want to kickass.  Here's how to do it  How self motivation techniques like meditation train your mind If you want to develop the success mindset, you need to know how to motivate yourself everyday.  The trick is to train…

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Smiling Buddha Meditation For Joy [TUTORIAL]

Joy is one of the most positive emotions we humans can experience. To Buddha, joy was one of the most important emotions of all. As Buddha famously said: "You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy—Buddha quote "  Joy is one of the 16 types of happiness. Joy is different to happiness because it is a more light-hearted, good humoured emotion. While we could say, for instance, that we are happy and mean that deep down we feel content, joy means we are specifically feeling that childlike glee and ebullience. To the Buddhist, joy is a shared emotion.…

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Use These Mantras For Self Confidence And You Will Feel Amazing

Mantras can boost confidence by creating positive self belief. When you feel confident you take risks, you dare to dream, you push yourself, you achieve great things. But I'm sure you will agree: it's not always easy to have confidence today. With all the stress and pressure put on us, we could all use some great confidence-boosting tricks. And there are lots of self help tips for confidence too. Today I'd like to share some powerful mantras for confidence. How mantras give you confidence In my ultimate guide to mantras I revealed the secret sciene behind mantras. And we looked…

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