Amazing and Useful Benefits of Positive Thinking

picture of Amazing benefits of positive thinkingPositive attitude and thinking has a great role in controlling outcomes of the life as your action depends upon your thinking. Every person has the power to change the situation. Positive thinking can empower your life and can make it happy; however, negative thinking can destroy the life and your ambitions.

Positive thinking means you are looking for good in every situation. In this way, you can get control on life. A strong optimistic attitude makes a person to achieve all their goals and promote self growth. It gives you strength and power to face the challenges. However, low testosterone levels affect your thinking power and memory. Low testosterone causes are aging, disease of testicles or due to any injury to them. Consult an expert doctor if you have any low testosterone symptoms.

A strong optimistic attitude has a huge role in promoting self-growth. It makes your day wonderful. Positive thinking gives you strength and gives a new experience each day. Positive thinking is a way to success that gives control over the lives and provides huge potential. Positive thinking give you power to visualize and with the conscious effort, it can make a better life and develop your personality. Positive thinking brings wonderful outcomes in your life.

Positive thinking is all about self talk. You can take it positive or negative. Negative talk can lead towards destruction. However, you can bring it towards positive attitude.

Role of positive thinking in making you live longer and happier:

Researchers find the benefits of positive thinking and concluded that it can lead to a longer and happier life.

  1. It decreases negative stress.

  2. It improves health and well being of a person.

  3. It reduces risks of coronary artery disease.

  4. It makes breathing easier in case of lung disease such as emphysema

  5. It increases coping ability for women who have high risk pregnancies.

  6. It improves skills during hardships.

Positive thinking demands action rather than a wishful thinking:

People face many obstacles in everyday life. Some handle them easily while some find great difficulty in dealing them and show a negative attitude. However, positive thinking requires positive action. All this depends upon the power to control your thoughts. The one who has control over their thoughts is able to face the challenges of life with ease.

A positive attitude improves every aspect of life:

Having a strong positive attitude improves your life in every aspect. It may happen that your positive attitude is for the time being not giving much benefits but it will have for sure much positive and beneficial impacts in your life.

Positive thinking is shown through our behaviors and attitude. Attitudes are the ways of responding to people and situations. All these based on beliefs, values, and assumptions. A positive thinking can lead you easily towards a positive attitude. Attitudes are responsible for our behavior. It can make you optimistic and you start focus on positive and good things.

Positive thinking gives inner peace, success, better relationships, improved health, happiness, and satisfaction. It makes the life smooth, promising, and ensure your success.

Conclusion:

Positive thinking brings healthy changes in your life with prosperity and success while negative thinking leads to negative attitude and destruction. Bring changes in your life by positive thinking and stay in peace as positive thinking keep you away from stress.

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Let’s face it, most all of us could benefit from being more self-confident in one area of our lives or another.
The biggest one that most of us have trouble with is our appearance.
But you are not alone!
A recent studies has shown that a lack of confidence in the way we look actually starts at a very young age.
 

One in four females aged between 11 and 17 are weighed down by pressure to conform to an ‘ideal notion’ of how they should look, a survey suggests.
Almost half of the girls described themselves as ‘average’ and ‘ordinary’ with a further 10 per cent feeling ‘plain’, ‘unattractive’ and ‘ugly’, according to the research
The widespread lack of physical confidence has led to girls spending an average of 42 minutes a day working on their appearance, choosing outfits and applying make-up – almost as much time as they spend doing homework.
More than half of the girls studied said they would be happier if they were more physically attractive.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2123757/Girls-lack-confidence-appearance-blighting-futures.html#ixzz1x2SXi1ui
 

So what can you do about it?
I am glad that you asked!
It really is not that hard.  Some of these things you may already be doing and not realizing the positive effect it is having on your confidence levels.
Most of these tips will increase your self-confidence without any real extra effort at all.
Tips to improve self-confidence
Just make them a habit.  Keep the list near you.  Put it in a place where you can read it every morning and it will stay in your awareness.
You will find that you start to do these things automatically.
That is when you should really start getting excited – when positive change is effortless!
 

10 tips to increase self-confidence

1. Dress Sharp
Although clothes don’t make the man, they certainly affect the way he feels about himself. No one is more conscious of your physical appearance than you are. When you don’t look good, it changes the way you carry yourself and interact with other people. Use this to your advantage by taking care of your personal appearance. In most cases, significant improvements can be made by bathing and shaving frequently, wearing clean clothes, and being cognizant of the latest styles.
This doesn’t mean you need to spend a lot on clothes. One great rule to follow is “spend twice as much, buy half as much”. Rather than buying a bunch of cheap clothes, buy half as many select, high quality items. In long run this decreases spending because expensive clothes wear out less easily and stay in style longer than cheap clothes. Buying less also helps reduce the clutter in your closet.
2. Walk Faster
One of the easiest ways to tell how a person feels about herself is to examine her walk. Is it slow? tired? painful? Or is it energetic and purposeful? People with confidence walk quickly. They have places to go, people to see, and important work to do. Even if you aren’t in a hurry, you can increase your self confidence by putting some pep in your step. Walking 25% faster will make to you look and feel more important.
3. Good Posture
Similarly, the way a person carries herself tells a story. People with slumped shoulders and lethargic movements display a lack of self confidence. They aren’t enthusiastic about what they’re doing and they don’t consider themselves important. By practicing good posture, you’ll automatically feel more confident. Stand up straight, keep your head up, and make eye contact. You’ll make a positive impression on others and instantly feel more alert and empowered.
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You should start to feel the difference and a very noticeable difference in you self-confidence within days and some . . . within minutes!
 
 

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“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.”

Let go of the past!Pulling out hair in anger
It happened!
SO WHAT!
Let it go!
We have all done things that we probably wish we didn’t.
There are times when I want to smack myself the very second after I have blurted something out before my mind actually caught up to what I was saying.
But there is nothing you can do about it!
Every single time you find yourself using the word “should” you will find that your inner dialogue is basically making you feel worse through blame.
When you say you SHOULD HAVE done something, that translates to saying that what you actually did was wrong… so you start to feel bad.
Then, you realize it is in the past so you cannot correct what you have done so you feel even worse!
STOP THAT!
The only power you truly have is in the present moment.
This moment is the only moment you can control.  Why not use that power by keeping all of your focus on being present
 

The Power Of Being Fully Present In The Moment

Power of the Present: We all suffer personal losses and struggle at times to heal. Most of the humanity is in constant pain and grief. You can heal yourself by living in the present.
In the present moment, there is no hurt or pain, as ego digs into the past memories to bring suffering into the present. We are pure joy. In the present moment, there is no anxiety or stress as there is no anticipation or expectation of future. In the present moment, our actions and thoughts come from our highest self, which is divine. Miracles happen in present as the divine works through us. Being in the present moment is a practice and it requires discipline.
Make this practice your daily mantra to heal and discover your divinity for a blissful life.
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When you stop focusing on the present and continue to dwell on the past you might even begin to feel lonely.  Like you are facing all your troubles by yourself.
Think about it….
No one can travel back to the past in your head with you.  So you end up not even noticing who may be sitting right in front of you to give you a hand.
When there is something “back there” that you just cant help but to think about try these few tricks to help get you back centered.

Steps for bringing your focus back to the present

  • Get Wet:  Water has Getting wet to focus on the presentmysterious powers. Something about it always has a way of instantly bringing you into a place of peace.  Take a shower. Run a bath.  Jump in a pool… If all else fails, drink a giant glass of ice cold water.
  • Make Some Noise: This may go against the more appropriate opposite of meditation, but I find when I really have something heavy on my mind it seems like the quieter it gets on the outside, the louder that negative voice gets on the inside. BANG A DRUM. Break a dish (not your own, preferable) Crank up your favorite song and belt along with it.
  • Get Primitive:  Write!  You would be surprised at how much focus it takes to actually put pencil to paper and journal out some of those profound thoughts you writing with pen on paperhave.  Not texting. No typing.  Actual paper and pencil!

One of these methods may work great.  Maybe you have some of your own ways of keeping your mind in the present moment.
Just know that you are at your most powerful right now.  Only right now.
This moment is fresh and brand new.  Will you spend it creating a beautiful lasting memory, or let it be dashed away by yesterday’s debris?
 
 
 

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[quote style=”boxed”] “You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.” Ralph Marston [/quote]
 
If there was a way to instantly become a positive thinker, would you give it a try?

Shortcut to positive thinking
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But why?
Why is everyone afraid to be optimistic? Where is the harm in expecting the best?
[quote style=”boxed”]“For myself I am an optimist – it does not seem to be much use being anything else” Winston Churchill[/quote]
Yet our parents teach us to expect the worse so that we are never let down.
But here is the kicker:

If your expecting the worse – YOU ARE ALREADY DOWN!

So how do you do it?
How can you see the bright side of so sooo many dark days?
Find what inspires and motivates you!
[quote style=”boxed”]Inspiration is one of the best motivators, and it can be found everywhere. Every day, seek inspiration, and it will help sustain motivation over the long term. Here are some of my sources of inspiration:

  • Blogs by people achieving my goal
  • Success stories by other people (search online)
  • Forums with other people going through the same thing
  • Friends and family
  • Magazine articles
  • Bios of high achievers (like Ben Franklin, Lance Armstrong)
  • Books about my goal
  • Quotes
  • Photos (set as your desktop pic!)
  • People I meet every day, if I get the chance to talk to them

Use these, or find your own sources of inspiration, and make it a daily habit to be inspired. Then set off towards your dreams, energized!  Via Leo Babauta at Zenhabits.com[/quote]
The point is – FEEL GOOD.
Alwyas look for things that make you feel good and by assoication you will be thinking positive.
Another powerful method to increase how positive your thoughts are is to ask yourself thought inspiring questions.
[quote style=”boxed”]So try this experiment in optimism for a week. At bedtime, write down three positive things that happened to you. Choose specific sensations, images, and interactions that were particular to that day — even if they were as common place as, My dog greeted me at the door! Then, be sure to let me know if you start feeling better about your “lousy” days.  Quoted from Dan Lippmann [/quote]
When you lead your mind to the feeling you want it has no choice but to give it to you. Without fail. EVERYTIME. Try it.
When you ask questions like ” why does this always happen to me” you mind has to hanswer, so it searches through all of your beliefs to find a answer to justify it for you.

Ask better questions and you will have better thoughts.

The most FOOLPROOF way to guarantee a positive experience for you is to release a little serotonin

Serotonin has been called the happiness hormone because when released it can regulate your mood and is associated with that “happy for no reason” feeling.

Your job is to find new ways everyday to have a little bit extra released.

One of the best ways is to give love. Start by doing something nice for a loved one or even a stranger.

Have you ever given a kid a birthday gift and watched their faces light up like The 4th of July? Did you ever noticed that as you watched the happiness that you just enriched their lives with that somehow, YOU feel more excited than the kid receiving the gift?

Then you experienced an “EXTRA” serotonin release!

[quote style=”boxed”]Take the focus away from you and do something nice for another person. I decided to make a tray of food and donate it to the Salvation Army. It took my mind off of things and I felt better for helping someone else. via Tiny Buddha[/quote]

And if all else fails…

WATCH SOMETHING FUNNY!

You can’t laugh and be thinking negative.  It’s just impossible!

[quote style=”boxed”]“A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.” Herm Albright[/quote]

How do you cheer yourself up on a “rainy day”?

Share your favorite positivity booster in the comments below.