Imagine how our physical performance can be influenced by mental attitude… just for a minute. Contemplate, how we think and feel about things, will affect what we say, do, accomplish and pursue? Then do a little exercise:
Take a look at these two lists of words and then how they make you feel while and after reading them. Is the one more motivational or a downer? Why is that? Which one will move you to move mountains or flop back on the couch?
- In control
We are living, breathing, human systems, interacting with one another and the environment in which we live and exist. Some have argued that we are all connected and all part of the same reality, existence and energy dynamics. I have my doubts about this, what I don’t doubt is the power the words above have on my thinking, how about you?
Thinking and feeling positively about ourselves, our health, abilities, future, success, day, opportunity, can definitely have an effect on how we approach others, view ourselves and tackle what we have to do and achieve.
Our thoughts and feelings are inextricably connected and now there are MRI studies that confirm that controlling these thoughts, increased mental focus, positive thoughts trumping negative can have a very real effect, which in turn has a great boding future for self-healing practices, exploration of how a positive disposition can affect your health.
Studies have also shown that more upbeat people, tend to be healthier, optimists tend to live longer (as much as 7 years, some claim), reflection and meditation can actually lower stress-hormone levels in your body, to the point where you can inherently strengthen your immune system and live, be healthier.
In a recent publication entitled “Pivot” by Zimmerman, you will find the following quote: “Your attitude, even more than your aptitude, determines your altitude.” Despite this, we all seem to struggle profusely with how to get and stay positive.
We are at odds with our own attitudes, unable to tap into them, to mobilize and enhance our lives. It is essential for us to change our thinking if we are to be happy and successful, dismissing negative thoughts and sabotaging self-talk.
Harnessing the power of not only positive thought, but positive decisions, action, plans and living will help you be happier in life. Positive thinking is fast becoming the next big buzz-word, but it’s not just a buzz word, it’s much more than that.
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