Optimistic attitude can Improve Health

Too much pressure to be experienced live person to make most people experience frustration. Some people due to face a heavy workload to job stress. Other problems such as natural disasters and the deaths of people close can also make depression and frustration. Only a few people who could avoid the pressures of everyday life that can make people frustrated and pessimistic view. However, despite facing hardships and pressures of life, thinking optimistically particularly beneficial for health. What are the benefits? And how to foster an optimistic attitude?


What is meant by the optimism or optimism? Optimism is the attitude has always had good expectations in every way and the tendency to expect a favorable result. Optimism can also be interpreted to think positive. So the optimism is more of a paradigm or way of thinking.

When a failure or the pressure of life, how do you feel an optimist? A positive-minded optimists or think does not consider failure is permanent. This does not mean that he was reluctant to accept reality. Instead, he received and examined the problem. Then, as far as circumstances permit, he acted to change or improve the situation.

Contrary to the optimistic, pessimistic view would consider the failure of the bad side. Generally a pessimist often blame themselves for their misery. He considers that the misfortune is permanent and it happened because it was fate, stupidity, incompetence, or ugliness. As a result, he resigned and did not want to try.

Positive thinking is also a key to success for managing stress. Optimism will make a person uncomfortable situation with a positive and productive way.

Benefits of Positive Thinking

Scientists have made a conclusion on decades of research about the benefits of positive thinking and optimism on health. Research shows that a healthier and more optimistic longevity more than other people much less than the pessimists. The researchers also noticed that more optimistic people who can handle more stress and less likely to experience depression. Here are some benefits of being optimistic and positive thinking often.

     * For a long life
     * More rarely get depressed
     * The level of stress is much smaller
     * Have a body resistance against disease better
     * It’s better physically and mentally
     * Reducing the risk of heart disease
     * Able to overcome difficulties and cope with stress

Why are these benefits can be obtained for those who are optimistic and positive thinking? Because usually people are optimistic about avoiding the activities carried out a pessimist in the face of stress and pressures of life. Pessimists when faced with stress will divert attention with activities such as smoking, alcohol consumption, and eat uncontrollably. Whereas an optimist would do more physical activity, follow a healthy diet, and reduce smoking and alcohol.

How to Be More Optimistic

If you often think negatively of others or of serious situations, it does not mean you can not think positively. You can change negative thinking into positive. It is not difficult to do, but it takes time and practice to create this new habit. Here are some ways to be more optimistic and have a mind and a positive attitude.

       Check yourself
       When you think that you will not be able to enjoy a bad event will be successful or not perform a task, immediately get rid of that thought. Focus on the positive things that will be generated.

       Follow repeatedly. If the more negative thoughts, then immediately switch to positive thinking.
       Follow a healthy lifestyle
       Exercising three times a day can turn into a positive mood and reduce stress. A healthy diet also affects the mind and body. And try to manage your stress.
       Enjoy work
       Try to enjoy your work. No matter your job, look for aspects of your fun.
       Find a friend who positively
       Find your friends who look at life positively. Such people are those who are optimistic and always support you by giving good advice.

       Conversely, if you are surrounded by pessimistic people, will increase your stress and even make you hesitate to manage stress in a healthy way.
       Face and accept
       Face the situation that you can control; Try to accept the situation that you can not control.
       Have a sense of humor
       Try to smile and laugh, especially when facing a very difficult time. Find events that invite laughter in their daily activities. A good sense of humor helps a person to have thoughts, emotions, and more positive behavior.
       Note that both
       Every day, record the three good things that you experience.
       Simple rules
       Do not say anything to yourself something that does not want to say to someone else.

It is to be optimistic is not easy. Natural disasters, the burden of life, and also disaster could happen that makes many people find it difficult to think positively. But by trying to be optimistic and positive thinking will produce a more healthy life and more fulfilling. Do not give up!

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