Not sure you’re familiar with Negative Nina? Anna Grace-Davidson is sure you know her…
She is your friend and she loves your company, but the problem with Nina is that she is always complaining about everything. She rarely smiles and her life revolves around negativity.
You almost expect that she will one day fight against herself. By the way, Nina could be your mother, sister, aunt, friend, classmate or any other close person. The good news is I have a solution how to separate the Negative from the Nancy, one gift at a time!
Here are 17 impeccable gifts you can offer the Negative Ninas in your life that’ll change their outlook for the better…
1 Positive affirmations
Talk to Nina and help her to come up with affirmative statements about herself. Repeating these words every day will infuse positive energy in her thoughts and actions.
2 Motivational books
Nina needs to be injected with inspiration. Work with her to identify books that can help reignite her desire to live a more hopeful and positive life, and buy such texts for her.
3 Keeping a journal
Nina needs a strategy of tracking her daily activities and reflecting on her life. Buy her a dairy and tell her to always draw positive lessons from her daily life.
4 Treat her to a spa day
Surprise Nina and take her to the spa. Alternatively, buy her a voucher to use when she wishes because a trip of this kind will rejuvenate her and make her more relaxed.
5 Treat her to an Epsom salt bath
This will detoxify her body and negative energy and ease any aches, thus uplifting her mood and feelings.
6 Make a sleeping mask for her
Nina needs to have restful nights and nothing can help her retire to bed more peacefully than applying a lavender sleeping mask.
7 Buy her aromatherapy spray
Select the best energy cleansing or calming air spray and you will be amazed at how fast it positively transforms both her mental attitude and the space around her.
8 Buy her a NutriBullet
Wholesome smoothies will make Nina healthy, strong and her eyes will sparkle again from all the veggies and fruits she will gulp. Buying her this gadget will ensure she does not lose any nutrients when preparing smoothies.
9 Purchase crystals for Nina
Your interest is in imbuing her life with positive energy and crystals can come in handy particularly if you buy her rose quartz; it will open her heart for more love to come in.
10 Incense will make a difference
Incense has been around for many years and our forefathers trusted its aroma to dissipate negative energy. Burn some aromatic incense at Nina’s house to make sure all the downbeat vibes are out.
11 Yoga mat
Yoga is a proven strategy for clearing the body and mind of negative accumulated energy and creating a new beginning. This mat will be her beginning point to get more awareness of herself.
12 Mala prayer beads
Spirituality and communication with the Supreme Being is an effective strategy of warding off negative thoughts and feelings, and Mala prayer beads can set off Nina on this path to start chanting in difficult moments.
13 Mandala colouring board
Among other things, colouring mandalas and related activities are crucial in bringing more creativity, relaxation and happiness into one’s life. Get Nina a board and teach her how to use rainbows.
14 Get her an Om Bracelet
Wearing this beautiful item will remind Nina to have compassion, mindfulness, love towards others and be more spiritual and of course this will bring positivity into her life.
15 Present her with a dream catcher
The images in Nina’s mind are very crucial in helping her become positive-minded. Introduce good dreams in her life through this beaded circle.
16 Introduce her to meditation
Meditation will help her to overcome negative feelings and emotions and embrace positivity by connecting with her inner being and discovering the power for good within her.
17 Programmed meditation Applications
She is a meditation beginner, make sure you guide her systematically through the meditation process so that she can do it more productively, get everyday reminders, and you will be amazed at how negativity will desert Nina.
About the author
Anna Grace-Davidson is a designer, entrepreneur and the founder of the refreshing new lifestyle edit Grace Guru.