Let’s be honest, doing the same routine every day, even if enjoyable, can lead to boredom.  It’s very important to love what you do for a living and staying positive is a great place to start.  Our fantastic team at TitleSmart came up with five ways to help YOU stay positive at work.

1. Express Gratitude

Thinking about the good in your life can help balance negativity.  Give your brain extra time to register and remember a positive experience or idea.  Mentally storing positive events and reflecting on what you’re grateful for can help you self-express thankfulness.

2. Positive Affirmations

The more a message is heard, the more likely it is to be believed.  The same goes for messages about who you are and what you are capable of doing.  By repeating positive affirmations with conviction several times each morning, you are training your brain to believe them.

3. Deep Breaths and Stretching

Stretching allows blood flow, increasing circulation.  Improving circulation advances mental performance, boosts your immune system and metabolism, and can even give skin that extra glow.  Deep breathing brings more oxygen to the brain, also enhancing its performance.  Oxygen increases energy levels, calms anxiety, relieves tension, and even helps you sleep better.

4. Ask for Help

If you’re struggling at work, get help!  Ask your colleagues for extra support or find a way to run your business more effectively by outsourcing selective projects.  Utilize as much help and support offered to better streamline the quality of your work. Don’t let pride get in the way of making your work life more positive.

5. Avoid Gossip

If invited to get involved in office gossip, politely and positively stay neutral and do not engage.  Taking sides or getting involved with office politics will most likely cause tensions and anxiety, not to mention how poorly it reflects upon you as a person.

We hope our tips help you stay positive during the workday.  If not, research other options; there are always open doors to explore.  Nevertheless, being positive and proactive should make you feel more in control of your professional life and give you some relief.

Just remember to stay positive – it’s contagious!

Thanks for reading,

Cindy Koebele