There is a lot to be said of keeping a positive mental attitude in reaching successful outcomes. But it’s also a critical element to staying healthy and handling difficulties in life that come our way. When your mind is focused on the positive and less about worrying about things we really don’t have control over, there is a mindset to take the better path and move on. Negative emotions only hold a person back. One cannot begin to feel better unless we let go of what’s bothering us.
“Don’t Worry Be Happy” is not just a song, it’s excellent health advice.
Worrying excessively makes you sick! A recent British Medical Journal article notes excessive worry about health is associated with a 70% increased risk of heart disease! Does this mean the health concerns were valid or can our thoughts really control our outcomes? –LifeScape
A lot of research has been spent on the subject of how powerful our thoughts can be, and what does it take to retrain the mind to have positive effects on health.