3 Ways to Build a Positive Mindset for a Healthier Future

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3 Ways to Build a Positive Mindset for a Healthier Future

Feeling confident and happy can be difficult in a world full of everyday pressures, both in life and work. Positive thinking is one step toward changing your overall outlook, but it isn’t the only thing that can build a healthier mindset. Positive actions are another factor that has to be considered to enforce positive thoughts. It can be easy to say just ‘think happy thoughts’ or ‘think more positively about life,’ but in reality, this can actually mask underlying issues that will build up over time. By tackling them head-on, you can begin to change the cycle before it takes over, and this frees up your mind for happier and healthier thoughts in the long run.

Take a look at some of the best positive actions to take to build a better mindset.

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Change your relationship with food

Food is something that the majority of people often use as a crutch for feelings. When you feel good, you celebrate with treats; when you feel unhappy, you turn to food for comfort. This relationship with food and drink aids both types of emotion which makes it hard for your body to differentiate between the two. Looking at the way you view food and the reasons why you eat during different situations in life can help to develop a better eating pattern. To get a better understanding of the emotions you attribute to food, getting the help of a professional will start to build a program to suit your needs. By taking control of your eating habits and emotions, this will get you into a more positive mindset. Find out more how a specialist weight loss program could help build your confidence and improve your relationship with food.

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Believe in your abilities and use them

It’s easy to say believe in yourself, but this is usually only a fleeting feeling that is crushed as soon as you find something challenging. To back up these beliefs, you have to take control and actually use your abilities to prove that you can do it. Whether this is in sports, work or general everyday tasks, proving to yourself that you can achieve them will solidify that phrase ‘believe in yourself’ and help you to look at challenging aspects of your life in a more positive way. When you also show others around you that you can achieve things, this creates positive comments and reactions, which helps to build your confidence further.

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Be yourself

To truly have a positive mindset, you have to be yourself. Using others as inspiration is fine, but striving to live their lifestyle or mimic their relationships will only contribute to upset and lack of overall confidence. You cannot live through someone else, so striving to pave your own way in life will ensure you get the most out of it and experience everything for you. It can be easy to get frustrated with what everyone else is doing as it might appear better than your lifestyle, but everyone is different and understanding how to live your life in the best way with your loved ones will help to ignore the pressures and create a life you love.

Stacey Chillemi


I am on a mission to transform the health of millions worldwide. Check out my website at staceychillemi.com. I am a popular and recognizable health and lifestyle reporter and expert, columnist and health host. Author of The Complete Guide to Natural Healing and Natural Remedies for Common Conditions, along with 20 other published books. I am the founder of The Complete Herbal Guide and a recognized health and natural remedies expert, with over 20 years in practice as a Health Coach. I write for the Huffington Post, Huff Post, Thrive Global and Medium (Owned by Arianna Huffington). I have been a guest on the Dr. Oz Show, local news, and numerous radio shows. My focus is on natural healing, herbal remedies, alternative methods, self-motivation, food for medicine, nutrition, fitness, natural beauty remedies and the power of positive thinking.



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