Monday, 20 February 2012

Be enthusiastic and be positive

Be enthusiastic and positive
For some time now I have believed that being genuinely enthusiastic about your work goes a long way towards achieving big things in life. It’s hard to be enthusiastic however, if you’re currently unhappy.

Please note, I am not talking about clinical depression here, I’m talking about just generally feeling unhappy, weighed down or moody.

A few years ago I attended a workshop where we learnt about Positive Psychology, which can be beneficial in tackling these emotions. The basic idea is that emotions often spiral...either downwards (negative) or upwards (positive) and it takes awareness to break out of a downwards spiral. A few of the ideas that I gained from the session are as follows: