Most of the times, we get too harsh with our self, we criticize ourselves for smallest of things and never think positive about the life. All our thoughts revolve around the what-if-something-bad-happens-to-us! And you accept it or not, but there’s this theory according to which whatever we say create energy, so, all our positive thoughts create positive energy and similarly the negative thoughts create negative energy and these energies, in turn, affect our health!
Hence, it goes without saying that you should always stay calm and have a positive approach towards life. Here’re a few benefits of positive thinking:
1. Increased Life Span
Positive thinking also boosts the overall immunity and keeps your body away from many ailments including ageing, depression, anxiety amongst others. It also slows down aging process thereby increasing the lifespan of a person!
2. Lower Cholesterol
A study conducted by Harvard School proved that optimists generally have a lower cholesterol level because of their healthy lifestyle.
3. Reduced risk of Heart Attack
Optimism is the way of life, and when one chooses it, it comes with other lifestyle changes as well like following a healthier diet, exercising more and managing stress which all goes a long way in keeping your heart healthy, thus reducing the risk of a heart attack.
4. Effective stress management
Those who overthink about little matters, mostly negative things tend to deal with the stress very badly. But people who have a positive approach towards life know that hiccups are a part of life deal with the everyday stress excellently. Whenever you get a negative thought, try to get something positive out of this thereby making it a practice to look for something positive in everything.
5. Lower rate of depression
According to various researches, people who are optimistic about life or have a positive approach towards most things in life are less likely to get depressed. They are generally full of life and can cope up well even in the stressed time. Make exercise a part of your daily life as it goes a long way in fighting depression.
So, now you know why you should always think positive! Go ahead, take charge and start training yourself for positive thinking.
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