Different individuals can share the same experience but walk away with a different perspective and interpretation.
• Positive reframing is about finding the good in a situation that is negative. In other words, learning to see the good in the bad.
• Rather than focusing on the negative consequences, positive reframing teaches you to look for opportunities of growth in the future.
Always consider that there are three points of view in any situation or interaction – (i) what happened as I saw it, (ii) what happened as the other person saw it, and (iii) what really happened
If you don’t, then either hit the back arrow or click the button to go back to look at another exercise.
If you do, then carry on down the page and follow the instructions.
If you want to include this exercise in your action plan, select Yes from on the right then click the green button saying ‘Include this exercise’.
Sadly you’ll go back to the top of this page – please scroll down and fill in the bits that appear before here.
Now you’ve copied the action plan title, paste it on the right and press the green button. After a short pause you will be taken to a page where you will set up your own version of this exercise.
Times of change can be a challenge, no doubt! Whether it’s a relationship breakup, job loss, or being diagnosed with a serious health issue. Or you may WANT things to be different, but it feels a little scary or overwhelming. The butterfly reminds us change can be beautiful, even necessary, in order to realize our full potential and live our best life.