Many scientists and researchers have found that there are countless benefits of having a positive mindset. We've gone through their researched and gathered some for you right here! With unleashing the power of positivity comes:
Those with increasing positive views on life will have decreasing stress levels until it reaches the point where it no longer exists in your life. Positive people are also more resilient when facing challenges. All the more so, if one is stressed, he or she will be blinded of all that beauty that is in life.
Positive people gain increased support from others and are more likely to receive more promotions and salary raises. Additionally, a positive mindset makes success seem easier than people make it to be.
It has been found that positive work environments outperform negative work environments and positive sales-people are more likely to sell more than pessimistic sales-people. This is because positivity is contagious and there is a boost in motivation.
Positive people have a broader perspective on life and are therefore able to see the big picture, which helps them identify solutions. On the other hand, negative people focus on problems because they have narrower perspectives. In other words, positive people turn problems into opportunities, recognizing the ability to change and grow.
Positive vibes boost one’s immune system, causing a greater resistance to the common cold and smaller chances of experiencing depression or other illnesses. Additionally, it improves the outcomes of various conditions including strokes, traumatic brain injuries, and brain tumors.
Expressing positive emotions causes an individual to live longer up to 10 years longer, as found in a study with nuns. Experiencing less diseases, which is a result of bad thoughts, helps life become more enjoyable.
Being positive is not always an easy thing to do. However, if we start slowly and keep at it, it will become second nature.
This post was written by Fortune Cohen, who is a part of the Project Goodness team.