In our lives we have both positive and negative experiences. If
we think about it some more, we tend to go towards negativity more
than positivity. For example, when we are studying for exams, the
first thought is usually "Will I be able to remember all that I
study?" rather than "I can do this" or "I'm sure I will attain my
In either situation, we are the only ones aware of our internal
state. Have you noticed that when you are being positive, you
experience a lot of happiness and when you are negative, you will
generally feel miserable?
Dadaji has said, "We should always see everything positively.
Our efforts should always be positive. If you think
negatively about anything or anyone, immediately set positive
thinking internally to overcome that negativity."
Disadvantages of being negative:
1. It wastes a lot of time.
2. It causes confusion and misunderstanding.
3. It stops us from being happy.
4. A negative attitude can make you feel lonely.
Benefits of being positive are:
1. Positive thinking boosts our confidence.
2. It gives us peace of mind.
3. It strengthens our relations with people.
4. It helps to break our obstacles for achieving anything.
5. It enhances our physical health as well!
Dadaji says that all strengths already lie within us. So if one
says, "I will not be able to do this," then it will be so. When you
say, "I am not feeling well," you will feel worse. Make use of the
positive strength and say, "I feel great" or "My health is good"
when you are feeling sick and you will automatically feel
By speaking negatively about a good thing, it will get ruined.
By speaking positively about a bad thing, it will improve. This is
the power of positivity.
Let us decide to always look at things positively and
remove all negatives from our vocabulary.
Moral stories: Positive vision, True friendship, True achievement, Fire of jealousy