7 Ways to Tap into a More Positive, Balanced Life Despite Challenges or Setbacks

Do you feel overwhelmed and stressed out with all the challenges life has thrown your way?

Has life hit you with more than your fair share of challenges?

And are you struggling to find balance and positivity?

Imagine a year from now — how would your life be transformed if you could access more positive energy, find balance, and gain greater clarity and resilience?

In this article, I’ll give you an unusual approach to life that can help you tap into positive energy and find balance despite life’s challenges.

All of that without doing anything special.

Want to Be Stuck in a Cycle of Negative Emotions?

Without finding balance and positive energy, you’ll be stuck in a cycle of feeling overwhelmed, stressed out, frustrated, and attached to negative emotions. This can lead to even greater distress and unhappiness in the long run.

Is this what you want your life to look like?

Perhaps not.

And the good news is that there’s a way out of this cycle.

It’s called Wu wei. It’s a concept within the Chinese philosophy of Daoism. It means “no effort”, “non-action”, or “not forcing.” In essence, it’s about aligning yourself with the natural flow of things. Wu wei can help you find balance and positive energy without doing anything special.

It’s about letting go of attachment to negative emotions and allowing things to be as they should be.

You Love Negative Emotions

Did you ever wonder why we even attach to negative emotions and thoughts?

I know it’s hard to let go of a grudge or stop feeling angry, even if you know it isn’t doing you any good. Our attachment to negative emotions can be strong but understanding why we feel this way can help us begin to let go.

So let’s first explore 3 of the most common reasons behind our attachment to negativity: