Introducing myself and my journal: Be positive

Nisha Narang
Posted August 18, 2013 from India

About Me:I am a student. I am persuing PGDM from Faridabad. I am a positve thinker. i want to share what is positive for me...

Is your glass half-empty or half-full? How you answer this age-old question about positive thinking may reflect your outlook on life, your attitude toward yourself, and whether you're optimistic or pessimistic β€” and it may even affect your health.

Indeed, some studies show that personality traits like optimism and pessimism can affect many areas of your health and well-being. The positive thinking that typically comes with optimism is a key part of effective stress management. And effective stress management is associated with many health benefits. If you tend to be pessimistic, don't despair β€” you can learn positive thinking skills. Here's how.

Understanding positive thinking and self-talk

Positive thinking doesn't mean that you keep your head in the sand and ignore life's less pleasant situations. Positive thinking just means that you approach the unpleasantness in a more positive and productive way. You think the best is going to happen, not the worst.

Positive thinking often starts with self-talk. Self-talk is the endless stream of unspoken thoughts that run through your head every day. These automatic thoughts can be positive or negative. Some of your self-talk comes from logic and reason. Other self-talk may arise from misconceptions that you create because of lack of information.

If the thoughts that run through your head are mostly negative, your outlook on life is more likely pessimistic. If your thoughts are mostly positive, you're likely an optimist β€” someone who practices positive thinking.

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Vega Tom
Aug 18, 2013
Aug 18, 2013

Welcome to our community Nisha. Look forward to hearing about your positive thinking and solutions. I hope you enjoy connecting with other community members and get to explore our Resource Exchange and other offerings.

All the best, and welcome again!

Vega

Fatima Waziri - Azi
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 19, 2013

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community. Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!

Mukut
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 19, 2013

Welcome to this fabulous community. Hope to hear more from you. Looking forward to your stories and yes, keep that positivity alive !

Lots of love from your fellow Indian,