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4 Realistic Ways to Shift Your Mindset in 2020 – 115

Life is good. Actually, life is really good! However, for many us, we are more negative in the way we view things and struggle to see how great this life really is. We think we can’t help it–focusing on the negative is just the way we are. And when people around us try to help us see more of the positives, we think they just don’t understand the difficulties we are facing, right?

The reality is, no one’s life is perfect. Each and every one of us has stress, struggles, obstacles and hardships. No matter how hard we try to control our lives, it’s impossible for any of us to do so. The difference is in how we choose to respond to life as life responds to us. Each morning we all wake up to another great day, but some of us fail to open our eyes to the beauty it holds.

If you are someone who tends to gravitate towards the negatives in life, press play for this episode of This Grit and Grace Life, where hosts Darlene and Julie share four simple ways for you to shift your mindset. The two acknowledge that being more positive isn’t natural for us all, but by implementing their practical tactics, we are all capable of experiencing the positives our lives have to offer.

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“Think about what is true and honorable and right and pure and beautiful and respected. And the God who gives peace will be with you.” Philippians‬ ‭4:8-9‬

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Check out these episodes we mentioned: 3 Real Struggles Women Face With Dr. Zoe Shaw – 107, What Are the Unexpected Gifts of Depression? With Melissa Maimone – 095, How Do I Know What Defines Me? – 078, and Julie Graham’s Untold Story of Heartbreak, Healing and Hope – 101.

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This Grit and Grace Life hosts, Darlene Brock and Julie Graham cross generational lines and draw from life experience to discuss all things life—from the boardroom to the bedroom, car-lines to college, being single, married or single again. Combining the two traits found in all women, grit and grace, they laugh, share insights and explore the road taken to find strength every day.

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