How to stop Negativity

“How do I stop my negative thoughts?” is a question that I have been asked many times and that I had asked myself many, many times over the years. The answer is really quite simple. You stop negative thoughts by planting positive thoughts!

We all have unsolved issues in our lives we need to take care of. When we think about them negative, disempowering thoughts, worry, and frustration enters our head. We are focusing on what we don’t want – negative thoughts – and therefore will attract more of them. The problem is that they cannot disappear if you focus on them.

You see you cannot “stop” the negative thought consciously because if you try to do that you would still focus on the negative thought, wouldn’t you? Even when you try to control them or to push them away, the result is the same. Your focus is on the problem, on the negative thoughts, and by the law of attraction you are inviting more negativity to you.

The truth is always simple and it is always easy. To stop negative thoughts, just plant good, positive thoughts!

You deliberately plant good thoughts by making it a daily practice to appreciate all the things in your day. Appreciate your health, your family, your friends, your home, your work, your food, your pets, the sunshine or the rain, the beauty around you, and the wonder of life iself. Compliment, praise, and give thanks to all things and beings. Every time you say “Thank you” it is a good thought! As you plant more and more good thoughts, the negative thoughts will go away because your focus is now on the good and what you focus on is what you will get.

In the first few weeks of coaching my clients are asked to email me at least 5 things they are grateful for each day and they do it last thing in the evening because I want them to go to sleep with these positive thoughts on their mind. Every single one of us that reads this has plenty to be grateful for so if you want to stop negative thoughts think positive ones and say thanks for all the good in you and around you. Do not give your attention to negative thoughts. Don’t worry about them. If any come shrug them off, and let them be your reminder to deliberately think more positive thoughts.

ACTION: Start the day by saying Thanks and end the day by saying Thanks. Thanks for your home, the bed you sleep in, for the water you use to drink, to shower and to make tee or coffee with, for your food, your clothes, for the sunshine or the rain outside, for your car, your job, your health, your family and friends… I think you get the trend. We all have plenty to be grateful for. If you start doing this on a continuous basis you will automatically push those negative thoughts away and dwell on the positive; on what you appreciate in life and as you do that, more and more of what you appreciate will appear.

The more positive thoughts you can plant in a day, the faster your life will be utterly transformed into all good, into abundant and happy. If you spend only one day speaking of good things and saying “Thank you” at every single opportunity, you will not believe your tomorrow. Deliberately thinking good thoughts is exactly like planting seeds. As you think good thoughts you are planting good seeds inside you, and the Universe will transform those seeds into your personal paradise; into your ‘perfect’ life!

Live happy!
Barbara Hofmeister

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Do Affirmations work?

A study done at the National Science Foundation discovered that deep thinkers think around 50,000 thoughts a day.

That’s a lot of thinkin’!

This study also cited that the majority of what people think is negative…up to 95%!!!! That’s 47,500 negative thoughts….and that’s a lot of “stinkin’ thinkin’ Zig Ziglar would say.


Here’s the really scary part. The study says that about 90% of what you thought one day is carried over to the next. That means we take our 95% negative thoughts with us – OH NO!!!

How do we stop it?

By consciously taking control of your thoughts with positive and present tense Affirmations. They work!

Remember, every thought you think effects the 70 trillion plus cells in your body.  Can you imagine how all those negative thoughts  affect your cells and your well-being?

We need to change that by doing affirmations throughout the day because they work and with them you are taking conscious control of your thoughts and therefore of your destiny.

Today it has been proven beyond any doubt that what we think is what we manifest in our lives.

Albert Einstein, Niels Borh and others discovered, that everything in this universe is made up of energy and our thoughts are energy. Energy joins together with energies of the same frequency and form what we see as reality. So our thoughts create what is manifested in the physical universe.Affirmations are the most direct way to tap into the universal laws – that is why 95-97% of people do not get what they wish for because they think of their problems and not their dreams. Just look at the study – 95% of thoughts are negative in most people.

For instance the Law of Attraction is the most powerful force in the Universe because it simply means that you attract what you think about and if you think negative thoughts, you attract negative results.

Every thought you think is creating your future!

So be careful what you think about and make it a habit to use – present tense affirmations like I am…, I have… so you attract what you truly want in your life.