We sometimes think too much. We think of what we can do more, what should have been and could have been, that we forget what is important.
We often regret what we did in the past and become very anxious of the future that we totally miss on living in the present. There is nothing wrong with learning from past mistakes and preparing for the future, but we also need to take a good look at what is happening now. That is the best time to really concentrate on. If you keep worrying, that is the only thing you will be doing. You will spend most of your time and energy on that. Meanwhile, if you dwell on the negative, then you are also inviting negative events and circumstances into your life.
Whenever you find yourself in a difficult situation or stand face to face against a major challenge, your brain registers a negative emotion — in many cases, this can either be fear, anger, sorrow, frustration or envy.
Researchers have long known that negative thinking evokes negative emotions, which programs your brain to do a specific action that moves you away from a challenge. In other words, negative emotions narrow your mind towards escaping, avoiding, procrastinating or anything else to drive you away from confrontation. This is part of the human instinct when in survival mode. However, the problem is that your brain is still programmed to respond to negative emotions in the same way by shutting off the outside world and limiting the options you see around you.
On the other hand, It's great to fill your mind with positive emotions. However, those moments of happiness are also critical for opening your mind to explore and build the skills that become so valuable in other areas of your life. I challenge you to find ways to build happiness and positive emotions into your life, whether it's through hitting the gym, meditation, writing, painting or anything else. Phases of positive emotion and unconstrained exploration occur when you see the possibilities for how your past experiences fit into your future life. From here, you start to develop skills that bud into useful talents later on.
Successful entrepreneurs value a good mindset. They believe in being optimistic and preparing for what's to come. They give more time and energy on what's truly important rather than worrying and creating their own demons. They dwell on how to do things better and offer better products and services.
What we think of or create in our head will affect how we go about our lives. So it is important to focus on what needs to be done and leave the worrying out of the window. Nobody succeeded by worrying; they reached their goals by making them happen!