The Benefits of Positive Thinking and Happiness
To live a happier, healthier life, it's important to learn how to accentuate the positive. Commit to following the simple steps outlined below for one week and you're sure to bring more positivity and happiness into your life. Consider it a one-week experiment.
How to Become More Positive
What You’ll Do: You can boost your happiness by focusing on positive thingsand reducing your negative thinking. This week, following every negative thought with a positive one. This practice will help to retrain your habitual thought patterns to bring more positive thoughts into your life.
How It Works: The ratio of positive to negative thoughts is a major factor in overall happiness. Your brain is constantly monitoring the emotional tone of your thoughts—too many negative thoughts and your brain respond by creating stress and sadness in your body. When you add more positive thoughts, your brain will create relaxation and happiness. By training yourself to follow or negate negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll improve your positive/negative thought ratio and be happier.
Get Motivated: After you’re aware of your negative thoughts and feelings and have worked to counteract them for a few days, they will gradually begin to lessen. You’ll be able to concentrate more on what you want to do without experiencing distracting emotions and stress. This will make you more productive and energetic. Best of all, it will make you happier. Read More...
Article Courtesy: https://www.verywellmind.com/accentuate-the-positive-positive-thinking-and-happiness-2224115
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Article was originally published on: December 20, 2018