Staying Positive, Productive, And Petty Free

5 Tips On Navigating A Rough Patch

We’ve all hit that bottom, that low, that is unexplainable and quite literally sucks the life out of you. Caring friends and family will so eloquently and intelligently proclaim: “you got to stay positive.” But how Sway, how?

Those words barely relieve the type of stress that occurs when it seems like the universe is against you. You lost your job. Your car broke down. Someone that you swore was legit straight up swindled you. Then, in the midst of  the madness, you find yourself sitting in front of an accomplished and seemingly all­together person who urges you to “look at the brighter side.” Fight that eye-roll, I know it’s hard.

It is recycled wisdom that positivity promotes a healthy lifestyle. What is perhaps lost in translation however, is the fact that the whole “ generate positivity rule” was meant to be implemented for those rough moments – not solely when you are already all smiles.

It’s easy to be positive during the cruise ship stages in life. Hence those friends sipping cocktails on their life’s cruise can so easily offer this sweet but frustrating piece of advice. The realest thing you can take from their failed efforts to console you is the fact that they too have been through it, and will at some point go through it again.

It is important that during these stages you are pushing through your mental roadblocks, operating productive,y and going easy on the petty activity. Here are five tips on how to stay positive, productive, and petty free for those of us who aren’t on life’s cruise ship.

About Sydney Williams (17 Articles)
Sydney Williams is a Brooklyn Buttah intern, who explores quotas with a lyrical and analytical perspective. The singer, songwriter and Long Island native is a certified music junkie bubbling with a witty and realistic outlook on the industry and ways in which music can be incorporated into a healthy lifestyle. An artist is an entrepreneur. Sydney crafts her artistry, as she completes her final semester as a communications major at SUNY Old Westbury.

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