It’s time to get rid of these 5 negative thoughts

It’s time to get rid of these 5 negative thoughts

It's normal to have negative thoughts from time to time. 

You wouldn't be human if you didn't have the odd pessimistic doubt or catastrophic worry. 

But too much of these is undoubtedly unhelpful if we want happiness. 

And certain thoughts are deadset killers of happiness and life success. 

So here are 5 negative thoughts you really don't want to put up with…if you want a happy and healthy life! 

via Margaret Manning

Many people are struggling to find happiness in life after 50. On the surface, you might think that our inability to be happy comes from our complex lives. After all, many of us have experienced divorces and deaths in the family. Some have lost parents and watched their children grow up and move away. Others have experienced health challenges of one kind of another.

But, despite the fact that we share similar challenges, some of us are much happier than others. The question is, why?

After talking with hundreds of women in the Sixty and Me community, I have come to the conclusion that many of us are held back from happiness by our persistent negative thoughts.

I have also realized that it is indeed possible to be happier than we've ever been — not by living in the past or being in denial, but by embracing the full potential, joy and abundance of this exact moment of life.

Here are a few negative thoughts that you need to remove from your mental playlist in order to find happiness after 50.

"I am not good enough"

Think of all the good you have done for the people in your life. Think back on the generosity you've shown, the ingenuity you've developed in solving problems and the unique personal touch you've brought to your relationships. You are good enough. More importantly, while you can't change the past, you can build a better future.

Action: Imagine that you are talking with yourself one year in the future. What is the one thing that you want to accomplish between now and then that you would be proud to talk to your future self? Now, write down one small action that you can take today to move yourself closer to this goal. Don't wait. Take action…

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