50,000 conversations with yourself each day – 80% of these are negative thoughts!

Negative thoughts…

Did you know that you have over 50,000 conversations with yourself each day?

It’s unbelievably true. Unfortunately, most of these conversations are about yourself, and according to research, 80% of these are negative thoughts.

This means we have over 40,000 negative thoughts each day.

We spend so much of our time telling ourselves we’re not good enough, not smart enough, not pretty enough, not strong enough, not creative enough, not talented enough.

You’ve got to silence thoughts negative thoughts…

negative thoughts cartoon with Captain Positive who is arguing with a cloud that is having negative thoughts also a cartoon of a dog

Cartoon of Captain Positive – Being More Positive!

Captain Positive saves the day…

Captain Positive don't accept any negative stuff!

Captain Positive don

Hints and tips on becoming more like Captain Positive…

1. Train yourself to notice when you are happy and try to collect five happy moments every single day.

2. Get active – physical activity releases happy chemicals in our brains.

3. Sign up as a volunteer research shows that helping others gives us a sense of wellbeing.

4. Keep in contact with your mates – scientists report that individuals with a good social network are more likely to be positive people.

5. Write a letter of thanks to someone who has helped you or had a great influence on you. This will increase your positive and contented feelings.

6. Eat healthily, drink plenty of water and get sufficient sleep. It’s hard to feel positive if you aren’t treating your body with care and respect. Written by Christine Webber (My apologies to Christine – I lost your URL.)

Let me know what you think to Captain Positive – is he a cartoon character you would like to see more of?

You can see and purchase an updated coloured version of the Captain Positive here

Cartoon of Captain Positive – Being More Positive!

Captain Positive don't accept any negative stuff!

Captain Positive don't accept any negative stuff!

Hints and tips on becoming more positive

1. Train yourself to notice when you are happy and try to collect five happy moments every single day.
2. Get active – physical activity releases happy chemicals in our brains.
3. Sign up as a volunteer research shows that helping others gives us a sense of wellbeing.
4. Keep in contact with your mates – scientists report that individuals with a good social network are more likely to be positive people.
5. Write a letter of thanks to someone who has helped you or had a great influence on you. This will increase your positive and contented feelings.
6. Eat healthily, drink plenty of water and get sufficient sleep. It’s hard to feel positive if you aren’t treating your body with care and respect.
Written by Christine Webber

(My apologies to Christine – I lost your URL.)

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