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10 surprising benefits of positive thinking | Vidya Sury, Collecting Smiles
When I say that I am going to list 10 surprising benefits of positive thinking (and why you should make it a habit), are you tempted to roll your eyes and walk away? Truth is, I don’t blame you. Today there’s so much chatter around this topic, you may consider it a passing trend that’s okay to ignore. But seriously, does anyone really know what they’re talking about when they tell you to “think positive” and “just get on with it?” What does it really mean? Let’s dig deeper! What is positive thinking? In a nutshell, positive thinking is the practice of maintaining an upbeat mental attitude and envisioning a favorable future. In other words, it’s approaching situations with the standpoint of the “glass is half-full” (rather than half-empty). Why is positive thinking important? Studies have shown that positive thinking may help you feel less stressed and even improve your overall health. And when you feel better, you’re more apt to accomplish your goals and inspire others. And who doesn’t want to do that? Also—dwelling over the negative stuff doesn’t get you anywhere. Sure, you can rant a bit, but after venting, it is best to move on, right? Why …