The Importance Of Positive Thinking In Daily Life

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The question I am pursuing is one that many people can apply to their daily lives. Can positive thinking lead to a happier life? In search for empirical evidence, a study was found that investigated positive thinking and its relationship to enhancing mood. Aspects of positive thinking and how it allows us to grow as individuals are rooted in Rogers’ person-centered theory. Real life examples, including successful rapper DJ Khaled, show how impactful positive thinking can be in someone’s life. This was of thinking is one that I have attempted to bring into my own personal life as a means of improving my happiness levels and overall life satisfaction. Knowing the evidence that is out there, positive thinking is a method that should be used by …show more content…
When Donald Trump proposed his ban on nearly all Muslims DJ Khaled expressed his thoughts on the comments saying that “the key is love… every leader should have love.” He went on to say that “I don’t want to be part of the negative things.” He uses his positive thinking about major issues in the world today to continue to see the great things in life. Coming off of a recent Grammy nomination for his latest album, Khaled has also written his first book and has a 7-week old son. Khaled has been inspired by the blessings he has received and now wants to tell the world of his journey so that he can help others achieve their dreams. The main focus of the study was to determine if positive thinking can lead to happiness. It is clear in this story of DJ Khaled that his positive thinking about life has a correlation to his happiness. Although many would become distraught over Trump’s remarks, Khaled kept a positive attitude towards him and has not let that affect him negatively. By being a famous rapper in America today, Khaled has the ability to influence many other people around him in the world. By having such a positive outlook on life he can use his fame to show to others that thinking positive can help you along your road to success and …show more content…
The study that I used connected to my question by examining whether new positive thoughts led to higher levels of well-being. One specific personality theory, Rogers’ person-centered theory, relates well through his aspects of positive thinking and how it allows us to grow as individuals towards self-actualization. Real life examples of people implementing positive thinking include DJ Khaled whose new way of thinking has led him to combat adversity in life and still lead him to happiness. This way of thinking is one that I have attempted to bring into my own personal life as a means of improving my happiness levels and overall life

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