Have you ever been caught in traffic only to realize you were trapped in the jam not because of some morning rush, or odd hour construction work or for an accident, but because a bunch of inquisitive drivers decided to slow down so that they can have a good preview of an incident that happened on the opposite side of the lane? When you reach the spot, you give a good peek and then become frustrated, cursing how people have lost their senses, never acknowledging that you subconsciously did the same when the occasions presented itself. But isn’t it a common episode in our lives? We are always curious to find out about things that hardly concerns us. And despite the fact that we may not be able to offer any help, we still crane our necks to get a glimpse of the scene.
Some of us do demonstrate the same behavior in our daily lives too. Anything related to others interests them. Querying about other endeavors, gossiping, weighing into other decisions, judging people, and spreading half-known facts to the community at large. We may not realize, but such behavior does more harm to ourselves than others. Like how the cars slowed down in a traffic jam, we throttle our own progress wasting energy and time discussing others. More we indulge in such behavior more we defocus from what is important often resulting in mediocre outcomes.
So, I will tell you this. The secret to happiness is taking interest in one’s own life and let gossip be a charm for the ostensible minds. I know it is easier said than done and our long-nurtured habits are so hard to shun off, but it can be easily done by harnessing a positive attitude. To remain positive is a skill one can acquire. Like how a craftsman chisel stone over time to create a masterpiece, you can do the same with your habits. While it is a skill to be learned over a lifetime, by taking small steps you can excel it over time.
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33 thoughts on “Harnessing Positivity”
Great post, I admit I have done some of these things, I love your advice of taking an interest in our own lives, thank you 😊
Thanks so much for your lovely words
Thanks so much, Punam
You are welcome.
At times, things such aa gossips bother us but once we get used to ignoring them it becomes our habit to shun off negativity and it becomes their habit to consume the same. Very beautiful truth.💕🌺
Thanks for reading it so beautifully. 🌸💕
But I find it easier. If we busy ourselves in improving self then there is no time left for gossiping. And yes only if we value and respect ourselves.
True my friend. That is a great advice
My pleasure, always ! 💕🌺
It’s good to have a good bitch at times. But you are right of course.
I always love to read your work, post and, comments because you have a deviant mind. Thank you for stopping by 🌸
One of my favourite poets is Hafez Shirazi…
I haven’t read his work. Will che k it out.
So true. We must exert to make the most of every day we live, rather than throwing around our judgements elsewhere. We must start with ourselves first. This is very resonating!
Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving behind such a beautiful comment
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Let a ‘dose/touch’ of positivity be contagious…and go viral
“Climb the mountain not to plant your flag, but to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold the view. Climb it so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.”
― David McCullough Jr.
Thanks for the follow and all the best with your blog,
Best wishes from the First City to see the light
oops sorry wrong person
“wakey wakey” c
That’s so beautifully written❤️!! I would appreciate if u have the time to check my first blog post https://nehalelkholyblogsite.wordpress.com/2020/08/13/fuck-feardo-it-scared/,i would love to hear what you think👉🏻👈🏻
Thanks for reading. Happy to read yours.
Hey the url is not opening. Can you check
Sorry about that,https://nehalelkholyblogsite.wordpress.com/2020/08/13/fuck-feardo-it-scared/
I figured it out. Just read, commented and followed you. Job well done
Hope you check out my post on this topic https://strengththroughvulnerability.wordpress.com/2020/08/06/3-tips-on-being-positive/
Thanks so much. I will surely read yours
Very well written,
Thank you so much for reading