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.
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.
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.
Optimistic attitude can improve organ health
Conversely, if you are surrounded by pessimistic people, will increase your stress and even make you hesitate to manage stress in a healthy way.