How You Can Change Your Environment In Order To Make More Positive & Productive Steps


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In life, we all need to be in somewhat of a comfort zone in order to get things done. Being in too much of a comfort zone can be deemed as a bad thing as we get a little too suited to the environment and then don’t bother improving, but we cannot but in complete agony and discomfort all of the time. 

We’ve all had to deal with the likes of failure and rejection from time to time, and they’re a lot easier to deal with when we’re in the right frame of mind. When we’re in a pretty awkward place mentally and physically, these kinds of issues can compound our problems.

This is why we need to be in a positive place – and the physical zone we operate in can make such a big difference. If you put yourself in a happy, positive, and productive environment, then you’ll find that a lot of things flow much smoother in life. How can you do that, though?

Well, here are just a few pointers: 

Reorganize Your Stuff

When you have lots of clutter around and items that just do not need to be present anymore, it can play a big part in how you behave each day. It may not seem like much, but these little surplus pieces have a huge effect on your psyche.

Once you remove them and create a freer environment, your brain will also get a sense of freedom. 

Move House!

This might seem drastic, but it’s obviously not something you should impulsively think about.

If you aren’t satisfied with your surroundings right now, though, then perhaps it’s something to ponder at certain times. You don’t need to immediately look at Homes For Sale, but it would be wise to chat about it with a significant person in your life.

You’d be surprised at what a fresh start can do to a person’s life and the subsequent motivation around it.

Encourage Those Around You To Be Less Toxic 

You are a product of your environment.

The people around you absolutely influence your thoughts and your behavior. You are the culmination of your friends and family. If you don’t like how you’re thinking and behaving right now, then perhaps it’s time to think about finding new people to be around.

This doesn’t mean you have to completely remove the current close ones from your life – it simply means that you need to bring a little more positivity and optimism into your life. If you have a family to take care of around you, then perhaps you should look to turn them into more positive people manually.

It sounds like a struggle, but it’s a pretty simple set of principles and can be done to anyone. 

Scroll Through Social Media Less

Social media is fun and is useful up until a certain point.

If you have to work in this area, then be all means, go ahead and scroll. There comes a time where people just use it to procrastinate, though. Don’t do this if you have lots on your plate as it will only distract you further.

Do your best to keep it out of your life when you have things to do – you’ll benefit extremely.

Jeff Campbell

Jeff Campbell is a husband, father, martial artist, budget-master, Disney-addict, musician, and recovering foodie having spent over 2 decades as a leader for Whole Foods Market. Click to learn more about me

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