Ever do something and almost instantly forget about it once it was over? If so you are not alone. This happens to most people more than they realize it. This is because our minds can wander at any given moment. And while a wandering mind isn’t necessarily a bad thing, it can be in some cases.
According to research, when your mind is wandering, you are either thinking neutral thoughts or negative ones. So even when you aren’t actually thinking, your brain is and it leans toward negative thoughts.
That’s why it is so important you learn to watch what you are thinking. You have to literally force yourself to think positive. One way to do this is to keep a mental, and even written down, tally of all the things you have to be grateful for. Here are 6 things you can do to be happy.