OU CANNOT have a positive life and a negative mind,” noted author, speaker and president of Joyce Meyer Ministries, Joyce Meyer.
Sometimes this is easier said than done, when it comes to maintaining a positive attitude, since there are external elements that affect you daily which you have no control over.
We solicited the expertise of motivational speaker and CEO of Digita Global Marketing Limited Kemal Brown on how to keep in positivity and sift out negativity.
Brown notes that maintaining a positive attitude can be affected by your external and internal environment. The external refers to your friends and associates, family members or people that you interact with on a daily basis, as well as the experiences within your life which pour either positivity or negativity into you. Internal environment refers to your mind.
He notes that it is important to ask yourself some very important questions when it comes to the people you choose to associate with: Do they encourage you? Do they tear you down? Do they defend your dreams or attempt to crush them? Sometimes, negative persons come under the guise of trying to keep you from making a huge mistake. But they are actually projecting their own limitations on your life.
Brown notes that one also has to consider the things that they are allowing into their system. This includes the spaces you visit, the music you listen to, and even the food you eat – foods carry vibrations and frequencies, some being low, some being high, some energising while others are debilitating. Brown believes that, too often, we are