Positive Empowerment

Step into 2024 with a positive mindset!

While griping exists on a spectrum, life coach and consultant Leaha Mattinson emphasizes that all forms of negative commentary can have detrimental effects on your well-being and overall life. Mattinson, the author of Silver Linings: The Essential Guide to Building Courage, Self-Respect, and Wellness describes complaining as a hazardous habit with long-term consequences.

The new year is an opportune moment to break free from negativity and adopt healthier coping mechanisms for life’s inevitable challenges. By choosing to eliminate negativity, you can experience a profound shift in your outlook, feeling lighter, more optimistic, and better equipped to handle conflicts and setbacks. The positive results of adopting such a mindset reinforce the idea that giving up on this resolution is not an option.

In this piece, KHAMSA brings to you five noteworthy books that can contribute to fostering positive empowerment in our everyday lives. To derive the utmost value from these books, it’s advisable not to consider them as one-time reads. Instead, revisit them multiple times to internalize their meaning and consistently endeavour to implement their teachings.

١. The Power of Positive Thinking – Norman Vincent Peale

The initial selection in the positive empowerment genre is undoubtedly The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale, a timeless self-help classic initially released in 1952. In this book, Peale provides practical guidance on fostering an optimistic mindset through positive and intentional thinking, incorporating techniques like affirmations and visualizations. This enduring work gained popularity upon its first release and remains influential in today’s times.

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٢. How to Stop Worrying and Start Living – Dale Carnegie

This book delves into the essence of stress, examining its impact on various aspects of your life, encompassing the physical, emotional, cognitive, relational, and even spiritual realms. By employing strategies that address your individual stress response and investigating its influence on your relationships, you will learn to manage stress rather than allowing it to dictate your life.

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٣. The Power of Your Subconscious Mind – Joseph Murphy

In The Power of Your Subconscious Mind, Joseph Murphy details techniques to concentrate the mind and eliminate subconscious barriers hindering success. Through real-life examples, Dr. Murphy illustrates how to unlock positive empowerment and mental capabilities, foster self-confidence, enhance relationships, attain success, accumulate wealth, and overcome undesirable habits.

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٤. Declutter Your Mind: How to Stop Worrying, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative Thinking – S.J. Scott & Barrie Davenport

This book is perfect for individuals grappling with pervasive negative thoughts and those who are new to the practices of meditation and mindfulness. Declutter your Mind offers a step-by-step manual for engaging in focused deep breathing and meditation. It imparts mindfulness techniques to help reshape your mindset and draw in some much-needed positive empowerment.

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٥. Banish Your Inner Critic – Denise Jacobs

Negative thoughts that undermine your self-esteem and hinder your life aspirations can be detrimental. Banish Your Inner Critic provides insights on how to assertively manage your inner critic, quieting self-doubt.

Utilizing the latest insights from neuroscience, psychology, self-compassion, and mindfulness, Jacobs’s book is brimming with self-help techniques that foster positive empowerment. These DIY methods empower you to break free from self-criticism, cultivate a positive mindset, and attain success in various aspects of your life.

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Sakina Juzar, a journalist specializing in culture and lifestyle, possesses an enthusiasm for the art of narrative and meticulous documentation. Her craft delves into a combination of fashion, culture, and society, both within the Middle East and on a global scale and provide a unique perspective for the same. Furthermore, Sakina curates an Instagram blog, @thelockedword, where she indulges in poetry and discourse on mental well-being.