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Positive Thinking: Find happiness and achieve your goals through the power of positive thought

Positive Thinking: Find happiness and achieve your goals through the power of positive thought

Gill Hasson

ISBN: 978-0-857-08691-4

Nov 2016, Capstone

208 pages



Bestselling author Gill Hasson is back to help you learn how the power of positive thinking can change your life

Are you stuck in a rut? Do you feel plagued by negative thoughts and emotions every day? Gill Hasson, the bestselling author of Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence, is back to help you move on from those pesky negative emotions and focus on the positive instead. Gill's practical and reassuring approach to the benefits of positive thinking will have you applying it to your own life every day.

If you struggle to see past setbacks both at work and at home, it can be tricky not to let those negative emotions affect you in every area of your life. This book will give readers the tools to view life with a positive outlook and charge ahead in achieving goals that once seemed out of reach.

Learn how to:

  • Identify the triggers for negative thoughts and understand how to turn them into positive ones
  • Deal with setbacks and make the most out of negative situations
  • Improve your happiness by accepting situations and learning how to move forward
  • Understand how the power of positive thinking can help you achieve your goals

The power of positive thinking is not a new idea; it's been around long enough to become almost a cliché, but there's a reason behind its longevity: positivity works. This book shows you how to break through the clouds today, and start working toward the life you want.

Introduction 1

Part 1 Positive Thinking and Positive Action 9

1 You Are What You Think 11

2 Moving on from Negative Thinking 37

3 Taking Positive Action 55

Part 2 Developing and Maintaining Positive Thinking 75

4 Finding and Keeping Motivation 77

5 Creating a Positive Mindset 97

6 Building Your Self-Esteem and Confidence 119

Part 3 Positive Thinking for Difficult Situations 137

7 Dealing with Disappointments and Setbacks, Trauma and Tragedy 139

8 Managing a Fear of Failure, Perfectionism and Comparing Yourself with Others 169

Conclusion 187

Useful Websites 191

About the Author 193

Index 195