“You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” i believe in this quote and it is really inspired.
Positive thinking is basically an optimistic attitude. In other words, it is the practice of focusing on the good in any given situation. This kind of thinking can have a big impact on your physical and mental health.
Our life is determined by our attitude. Having positive attitude towards everything and harmony towards behavior and relationships is essential in one's life.
Expressing and sharing happiness, encouraging and seeing the speciality of another person and reaching the masses by becoming a breeze is must.
Attitude is kind of a liberal view and it is the astrological energy of humanity. If the lamp of humanity is extinguished then darkness becomes the secret in life.
Attitude in life is resemble to having a positive mindset, like interactive conversation in which two speakers co-operate and understand. Although the purpose of their conversation may not be to obtain consent.
A person with positive attitude will take every difficulties in positive way in their life. Most of us took advantage of the generosity of a friend or family member in our lives who listened to us when we faced a struggle or problem, but a person with kind attitude will show genuine interest in what other people are saying, respect the other person and the views expressed by him.
The Health Benefits Of Positive Thinking
Pessimism is trouble because it’s bad for your health. Numerous studies have shown that optimists are physically and psychologically healthier than pessimists.
Martin Seligman at the University of Pennsylvania has conducted extensive research on the topic. Seligman worked with researchers from Dartmouth and the University of Michigan on a study that followed people from age 25 to 65 to see how their levels of pessimism or optimism influenced their overall health. The researchers found that pessimists’ health deteriorated far more rapidly as they aged.
Researchers continue to explore the effects of positive thinking and optimism on health. Health benefits that positive thinking may provide include:
- Increased life span
- Lower rates of depression
- Lower levels of distress
- Greater resistance to the common cold
- Better psychological and physical well-being
- Better cardiovascular health and reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease
- Better coping skills during hardships and times of stress
It's unclear why people who engage in positive thinking experience these health benefits. One theory is that having a positive outlook enables you to cope better with stressful situations, which reduces the harmful health effects of stress on your body.
It's also thought that positive and optimistic people tend to live healthier lifestyles — they get more physical activity, follow a healthier diet, and don't smoke or drink alcohol in excess.
I think positive thinking helps manage stress and can improve your health. ... In fact, some studies show that personality traits such as optimism and pessimism can affect many areas of your health and well-being. Positive thinking that usually comes with optimism is an essential part of effective stress management.
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How to Stay Positive
Here are a few other easy-to-implement tips you can use to tap on the power of positive every day.
- Start Smiling
Happy people smile. It's the easiest thing in the world, but it makes all the difference. Starting the day with a smile can immediately lift your mood. A smile lights up the room and makes things happier for everyone. Start off with a simple action like this and then watch how it leads to bigger and better things.
- Believe in yourself
Positive affirmations or positive self-talk can do wonders. Affirm and encourage yourself with positive words when you're in challenging situations. By doing that, you’re halfway there to solving the problem.
When everything feels like it's going wrong, try to find the humour in the situation. Laughter is infectious and it helps to bring people together. It also helps to reduce stress and relieves the body of tension. Best of all, it's free!
- Embrace Optimism
There are many benefits to positive thinking. If you take a more optimistic outlook on life, it can improve both your physical and mental health. You will be able to cope better with stress and enjoy happier relationships with friends, family and colleagues.
- Build Up a Strong relation
Having a strong relation of supportive family and friends helps enhance our mental well being. Surround yourself with positive people.
- Manage Daily Stresses
Manage your stress and take steps to experience positive emotions for a better quality of life.
- Be Curious
Being curious in our daily lives can help us be more positive. Curiosity makes us enjoy life more and contributes to better mental health.
- Remember Your Power
Staying positive is not always easy, especially when you are in a negative situation. Remember that being positive is within our capabilities. We have the power to stay positive despite negative influences in our lives.
- Practice Positive Thinking
See how you could correct inaccurate thought patterns and make an effort to think positively. Perhaps we are externalising i.e. blaming others for how we feel. Or we could be over-generalising.
- Focus on what you have
Being content with life and what you have has many advantages. Start and keep a gratitude journal. Regularly write down all the little things you’re grateful for. Expressing gratitude will help you see the positive side of life.
- Use Positive Words
Use only positive words while thinking and talking. Use words such as, 'I can', 'I am able', 'it is possible', 'it can be done', etc. You’ll be surprised by the positive effect these simple words can bring.
- Recall Your Strengths and Successes
Remember the positive feelings and positive images associated with your strengths and successes. Recall positive experiences when you are faced with negative situations.
- Inspire Yourself
Listen to inspirational music or watch a movie that makes you feel optimistic. Research shows that our brain's pleasure centres light up when we hear music.
- Boosting the mood
Smile. Give hugs when appropriate. Play uplifting music when hanging out with a friend or suggest an inspiring movie for your movie night.
Or encourage when someone has had a bad day or are going through a tough time.
The more you feed your mind with positive thoughts, the more you can attract great things into your life.
— Roy T. Bennett
Finally, always stay guard and gate keep your mind to make important changes in life. In other words, do not be afraid to take actions. Keep yourself busy and do different things to avoid becoming cynical and remaining positive.
This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.
© 2021 Rawan Osama
Hamza Sajjad on June 01, 2021: