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How Can Positive Thinking Benefit Your Mind and Body?

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Benefits of positive thinking

You have probably had someone tell you to "look on the bright side" or to "see the cup as half full."

  • Chances are good that the people who make these comments are positive thinkers.
  • Researchers are finding more and more evidence pointing to the ma...

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Stress relief

When faced with stressful situations, positive thinkers cope more effectively than pessimists.

  • Rather than dwelling on their frustrations or things that they cannot change, they will devise a plan of action and ask others for assistance and advice.

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Increased immunity

In recent years, researchers have found that your mind can have a powerful effect on your body.

Immunity is one area where your thoughts and attitudes can have a particularly powerful influence.

  • Researchers found that activation in brain area...

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Improved wellness

Not only can positive thinking impact your ability to cope with stress and your immunity, but it also has an impact on your overall well-being, including a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular problems, less depression, and an increased lifespan.

  • While researc...

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Better resilience

Resilience refers to our ability to cope with problems. Resilient people are able to face a crisis or trauma with strength and resolve. Rather than falling apart in the face of such stress, they have the ability to carry on and eventually overcome such adversity.

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