Challenge: Stop Dwelling On Your Problems

Challenge: Stop Dwelling On Your Problems

Today’s Work It Daily Challenge is to stop dwelling on your problems. Unfortunately, it’s very easy to focus on what’s going wrong in your life. Negativity has an awful power to completely consume you, making you feel sad, depressed, and, at times, totally worthless. All of this negativity builds up and can send you into a terrible downward spiral. And that’s no fun. Today, your challenge is to stop dwelling on your problems and start focusing on the positive things happening in your life. You'll be surprised at just how much is going right in your life - even if you're working through the toughest of times. There's always something to be thankful for or happy about. You just need to take a little time to think about it. For example, let’s say you just lost your job. Instead of dwelling on the fact that you’re unemployed, focus on what you still have in your life. Do you have a loving, supportive family? Are you healthy as a horse? Do you have a hobby that you really enjoy? Focus on the positives today. Whenever you find yourself feeling down, think about something you’re grateful to have in your life. Honestly, it could be as simple as acknowledging that it's a sunny, beautiful day. A little positivity can go a long way. Not only can it change your perspective, but it can boost your mood. If you're struggling to come up with something good that's happening in your life, ask yourself the following questions:


  • What am I thankful for today?
  • What made me happy today?
  • What makes me smile?
What’s going right in YOUR life? What are you happy about today? Tell us!

Related Posts:

Challenge: Give Yourself Decision DeadlinesChallenge: Perform One Random Act Of Kindness TodayChallenge: Wake Up 30 Minutes Earlier  
Get Some Leverage
Sign up for The Work It Daily Newsletter
Follow
Man shakes hands with his boss after he gives him a raise
Bigstock

It's that golden moment, the one you always dream about. The moment your boss offers you a raise, and you didn't have to ask for it! It doesn't happen often unless you have something in your contract that stipulates your pay increases, or some other sort of mandated pay raise. However, for the majority, an impromptu raise is just a dream.

Read moreShow less
Featured