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Staying Positive Doesn't Have to be a Struggle!

Updated: Jun 5

Common Causes and What You Can Do About It

Having a positive outlook on life not only influences the way in which we approach situations, it can also impact our health and overall well-being. It helps people to see the light at the end of the tunnel even when they are mired in dark times. However, positivity is also difficult for many people to find and even more difficult for them to maintain. If you are struggling with staying positive, you are certainly not alone, even though it might feel like it. There are many factors that can contribute to the struggle to stay positive, but by recognizing some of the biggest culprits, it can help. Knowing those issues and the factors that cause negativity to spring up in your life can provide you with more insight into changes that you can make.

What Causes a Lack of Positivity in Life?

There is no single cause for losing positivity. In fact, you will find that the root causes can vary from one person to another greatly. This is one of the reasons that it can be so difficult to pin down the exact problems, so you can deal with it. However, there are a number of common issues that can cause problems with your ability to stay positive. Below, we will be looking at these reasons and why they can wreak so much havoc in your life.


Fear is one of the most powerful emotions. It has a very strong effect on your mind and body. Some people become overwhelmed by fear and want to avoid situations that might make them frightened or anxious. Therefore, fear causes people not to move forward and remain stuck in their current place in life or even cause them to struggle staying positive. In some cases, fear can take over your life, affecting your ability to eat, sleep, concentrate, travel, enjoy life, or even leave the house or go to work or school. This can hold you back from doing things you want or need to do, and more importantly, it also affects your health. What does fear feel like?

  • Your heart beats very fast

  • You breathe very fast

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