Why Focusing on the Positive is a Decision

This week I’m here for a really simple — yet, important — topic. This is something that I deal with, with many of my clients — and that is, making the decision to focus on the positive.

When I was at my lowest point, I considered myself a realist. I was proud of the fact that I saw things exactly as they were. And for me, at the time, that meant a pretty strong existential crisis. My whole world was focused on these dark topics with depressing themes, which I considered at the time to be a very realistic way to view the world.

Here’s the thing: I now know that what I considered a realistic and objective view of the world was not necessarily A) as valuable as I thought it was, and B) as honest and objective as I thought it was. So that’s what I really want to talk about with you all today: making the decision of where you put your focus on. Life will always have both positive and negative aspects, so where you put your focus makes all the difference.


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Topics Discussed:

[:01] About upcoming IGNTD events and offerings for September’s recovery month!

[1:10] About this week’s episode.

[1:48] My past struggle with being a ‘realist’; not focusing on the positive.

[3:55] Here’s the thing: my past view of the world was not as realistic as I thought it was.

[4:18] The problem with our search for objectivity and truth.

[9:50] An important exercise for you all to begin focusing on the positives.

[10:40] Life has both aspects: the positives and the negatives. Here’s what we have to get good at: making the decision to focus on the positive.

[11:38] Here’s what happens when you begin working on this exercise.

[12:01] The qualities of a person who focuses on the positive.

[12:39] My question for you: what is it you want? Do you want to be right? Or do you want to be happy?

[13:31] How focusing on the positive has helped me in my own life.

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