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Flip the script on this old saying for a more positive mindset, including a powerful quote.


The saying "All good things come to an end" has been around for as long as time and is often used to express the idea that positive experiences are fleeting and temporary. It might sound like conventional wisdom, but is it, in fact, unhelpful and detrimental to our well-being? I think so and here's why.


For generations, we've been regaled with the saying that "All good things come to an end." It's as if we've been led to believe that happiness and joy are finite resources, scarce and fleeting, reserved for the fortunate few who manage to catch a moments of them. On the flip side, it's often implied that misery and tough times are more "real life" and normal.


But, isn't it time we challenge this notion? Instead of viewing happiness as only for special occasions, let's imagine it in infinite supply, readily available to anyone who is willing to embrace it.


And as for bad times? Well, let's liken them to Francium, the rarest metal on Earth with a half-life of a mere 22 minutes. (Yes, I googled it!)


So I propose we flip it and start saying "All bad things come to an end" instead. This new perspective is more positive and carries the promise that no matter how tough times may seem, they won't last forever.


Here are 3 reasons why I think we should switch up this saying:


Positive Mindset Please:

The saying "All good things come to an end" perpetuates a pessimistic outlook, as if life is primarily filled with misery, and happiness is just an exception to the rule. By shifting our focus to "All bad things come to an end," we nurture optimism and remind ourselves that even in the darkest moments, the light is there to guide us.


Fear of Happiness:

The original saying can lead people to fear happiness, as if it's too good to be true or destined to be short-lived. This fear can hinder us from fully embracing and enjoying the positive experiences that come our way.


Self-Fulfilling Prophecy:

Believing that all good things must end can inadvertently become a self-fulfilling prophecy. People may unconsciously sabotage their own happiness, expecting it to be temporary, and, in turn, miss out on the joy of the present. Living in constant worry and anxiety, always anticipating the other shoe to drop.


I think it's high time we replaced the old saying that has been subtly conditioning us to anticipate the end of good things with a fresh perspective. Embracing the idea that "All bad things come to an end" shifts our focus to optimism, liberates us from the fear of happiness, and helps us break free from the self-fulfilling prophecy that casts a shadow over our lives. It's a reminder that, even in our darkest moments, the sun will rise on the next day, and just like the dark of the night, this too shall pass.


I would like to leave you with one of the positive mindset quotes that I love for your own interpretation;

“Dare to believe in the reality of your assumption and watch the world play its part relative to its fulfillment.” ― Neville Goddard


I hope this blog post has inspired a more positive mindset for you, I wish you infinite happiness and if you are currently going through a hard time please remember " All bad things come to an end"


Love & vitality


Vanessa

The ‘I Can’ Coach - Mindset & Confidence Life Coach helping women to see their worth and value by overcoming limiting beliefs and stepping into the happiest, most confident version of themselves.





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