If you’re familiar with the law of attraction, you’ll know that the mind can be extremely powerful in achieving greatness in our lives. Have you ever had a day where absolutely everything is going wrong? That’s the law of attraction working. When you have a negative experience and keep dwelling on it, more bad things happen. Conversely, when you have a positive mindset, you generate more positive outcomes.
It may sound hokey, but it works. Using the law of attraction and staying optimistic, especially during trying times, can help you achieve greatness not only in your life but in your finances too.
Finances are a major driver of stress in our lives, and a lot of people spend a lot of time thinking negatively about their financial situation. But if you’re constantly stressed out about bills and worrying about your financial future, you’re radiating negativity. By constantly thinking about scarcity, you’re actually projecting more of that very thing. However, if your money mindset is focused on abundance, you’ll naturally bring more money into your life.
While it can be difficult to remain positive about money, especially if you don’t have a lot of it, know that a positive attitude can have a major impact on your financial life. Having a positive money mindset overall allows you to make better, smarter financial decisions and overcome challenges.
Here are some of the ways that having a positive money mindset can improve your financial outcomes:
Overall success in life and in work
Positive people generally expect to succeed in life. Positive thinking increases constructive and creative thinking, creates optimism and improves motivation. When you expect to succeed, you will naturally take the actions and seek out the tools and techniques that bring success.
Positive thinkers have confidence, and they see opportunities where others may see roadblocks. And when they do see problems, positive thinkers look for solutions rather than laying blame or listing all the reasons why something isn’t possible.
With the expectation of success and all of its residual characteristics ultimately comes greater financial rewards and freedom.
Opportunity for advancement
If you are consistently upbeat and positive in the workplace, you can expect support from those who are in a position to influence your financial future. It’s true that some negative people may react to you in a negative way, but that’s to be expected. If you want more pay raises, promotions and success in the workplace, project positivity on a regular basis.
Perhaps the most important area where a positive outlook will help you is with your health. There is no shortage of studies linking positivity with enhanced immune function and better overall health. And health is the foundation for everything you hope to accomplish in life, including finances.
Tactics and plans may vary, but if you’re sick all the time or even lack energy on a daily basis, you’ll never be where you could be. If you are healthy and vibrant, anything can be overcome.
Tips on how to be more positive
If you’re in the “That sounds great, but how in the world do I make it happen?” boat, try some of these tried and tested techniques.
- Associate with more positive people and copy how they act and react to the world
- Cut out negative people from your life
- Make the choice to be more positive, then consciously look on the bright side, smile more often and remain optimistic until it becomes second nature
- Take some time each day and visualize yourself being positive and achieving the financial results you want
- Get a book of inspiring quotes or mantras and read it each and every day
- Be grateful. If we’re not grateful for the things that we already have, we will never be truly satisfied.
- Move your body on a daily basis, even if it’s just going for a walk, to get all those feel-good chemicals flowing.
If you follow these steps and really commit to being more positive, you’ll find that many areas of your life will improve, including your finances. If your finances are really affecting your mental health, debt counselling can help reduce your stress levels. Our certified professional credit counsellors can help you come up with a suitable debt management plan to help you become debt-free. Contact us today.