How to Stop Complaining and Just Enjoy

Mon, Jul 12, 2010

Self Improvement

Do people consider you a complainer? While most of us complain occasionally, regular complaining can interfere with your daily life. Complaining typically involves negative comments that are not designed to be change driven. Feedback has its place in our personal and professional lives, but complaining when not accompanied with options  and solutions is counterproductive. Below are a few  simple helpful tips ;

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 See the Brighter Side of Things

Even when times are tough, focus your attention on what’s positive to  break the complain cycle. Think about all the great things in your life and show gratitude. Gratitude for what you do have is the first step to getting what you want out of life.

Take a Break 

Setting time aside for you is another great way to stop the complaining game. Go for a walk or read a book. Ensure that you are focusing on what your needs are weekly as this can help tilt your perspective to a more positive light.

Improve your State of Mind

Find ways to feel good about yourself and your life. What makes you happy? The best way to change your perspective is to change your state of mind. Each of us have a variety of things that bring a smile to our faces. When you focus your attention to these activities, your mood will change instantly. Go shopping and buy something nice for yourself. Take yourself to a nice place to grab a bite to eat or anything else that can help you feel better. When you are doing something nice for yourself there really is no reason to be complaining.

Stop the Complaining

This may be hard for a lot of people to do, but this is the best and easiest way to stop the complaining. If you aren’t talking, you can’t complain. Most people are unaware of the negative impact that complaining can have on those around them. So, even when it’s hard, try to keep your complaints to yourself. When you catch yourself about to complain, consider whether your thought has validity and a possible positive outcome, or whether you are complaining just to complain.

You Have Loved Ones

Think about all the people who you have in your life that love you. Think about others and how your complaining can annoy them at times. Think of ways that you can change your ways and to stop complaining to them. By stopping the complaining, you can become a more positive person with a better attitude. Doing this can help resolve issues and can help you make more positive choices.

There are many ways to reduce complaining and by practicing ways, you will be on the right path to a more positive life. You will also become happier making you more pleasant to be around.

If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it. ~Anthony J. D’Angelo, The College Blue Book.

Enjoy  :) and be sure to share your own tips .We all complain but when our whole life revolve’s around it then it’s a problem.

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