If you struggle in the mornings, there is one thing you can add to your daily routine that will help, and that’s a positive intention. Helping to set the tone for your day, starting with positive choices, can deliver many great benefits.
Below, we’ll look at the benefits positive intentions provide. You will also learn precisely how to create and use positive intentions to your advantage.
What Positive Intentions Are
A positive intention is much like a map. It tells your mind where you want to go in life and what you want to achieve. When you are adding a positive intention into your day, you are telling your mind what you want to accomplish in the next 24 hours.
We all set intentions at the start of our day, whether we realize it or not. Even bad habits can stem from positive intentions. For example, your purpose may subconsciously be to feel good, so you indulge in your favorite junk foods. By taking control consciously of your positive intentions, it can deliver a lot of great benefits.
Benefits Positive Intentions Provide
Positive intentions provide a lot of incredible benefits. Some of the most significant advantages include:
- They help you to get out of your head
- They improve your focus
- They can help you to develop a more positive mindset
- You will be more likely to achieve your goals
Positive intentions give the mind a clear focus. They help you become more present in the moment and focus on what you need to do today to achieve your goals. Helping you to get out of your head and provide a clear path to where you want to be, you will notice you are much more productive, less stressed, and happier overall.
The thing is, the mind will set its intentions for the day if you don’t intervene. Unfortunately, the mind finds it easier to focus on the negative. With positive intentions, it can help you to train the mind to be more positive.
How to Start With Daily Positive Intentions
Now you know some of the benefits of starting each day with a positive intention, what types of choices can you set? Knowing where to start can be tricky, but it’s much easier than you might think. Some examples of positive intentions include:
- “Today, I intend to accept love and joy into my life.”
- “Today, I will remain silent for 15 minutes and listen to my inner guide.”
- “Today, I will remain focused on my to-do list and not give in to distractions.”
These are just some basic examples you can follow. Think of what it is you want to achieve or feel by the end of the day. Then, set that as your intention and remember to keep it positive.
When you start each day with a positive intention, it can add real meaning to your life. You may just be surprised by how beneficial this simple act can make you more successful.
Until next, stay safe, and keep the faith.