Seeing the Positive in Negative Situations
April 7, 2022
Laura Lee

When you are placed in a stressful situation it is very easy to feel like it is taking over your entire world. Once you feel that you tend to struggle to see the good that it could possibly bring you. Now don’t worry you aren’t the only person who has and will feel that way. Cut yourself some slack, you are only human, we have all been there before. However, there are ways that you can change the narrative. Better yet, you can actually see the positive in the negative.

 

A negative situation can easily feel like it is going to last for the rest of your life and yes you are completely allowed to feel that way. But you should remember that everything only lasts for a moment. How long that moment lasts is completely up to you. Once you know that whatever negative patch you are going through only lasts for a moment is when you are able to see that everything will be okay. Knowing that everything will be okay is how you see the positive. Handling a bad moment or situation can make anyone feel lonely. After all, you are the one experiencing it and many people might not be able to relate to it.

 

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However, you should know that the people you love will always be there for you. When you are placed in a negative situation, the best thing you can do is lean on the people that love you the most. With them, on your side, you don’t have to worry about anything else. You will be able to confide in them and even possibly get some great advice which will make the situation feel less intense. Moving on with your life even though you have some negatively holding on to you can seem like the hardest thing you will ever have to do. But it really isn’t. Remember that negatively only lasts for as long as you allow it. Moving forward with your life is the best way to stay positive. It also shows you that there truly is a better tomorrow.

 

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