It is a fact that taking on a bad attitude and becoming negative is way much easier than being optimistic, since life is not simple for anyone. All of us have lots of ups and downs in our life and everybody face problems. Though thinking positive and having a constructive outlook is very difficult when we are going through harsh times, but espousing it will provide us with countless benefits. Positive thinking is basically that feeling which tells us that all is going to turn out well in the end. This article will give us top 10 reasons to the question that why having a positive attitude and outlook is important. Everyone must try to adopt optimism in their lives, as it makes life worth living.
10. IT MOTIVATES US
Positive thinking is the key to motivation. Whenever we are in a state when we think that we will not be able to complete the task assigned to us, then if at that moment we think positive, then it will motivate us to try and try again until we succeed. Positive thinking provides an inner motivation which is way too helpful in completing the work. This motivation is a lot much encouraging than all the other motivations that other people gives us. Unless and until, we ourselves do not want to try the task again, any inspirational speech given by different people will not work. Positive thinking has that power to inspire us from within, to get the assigned task done.
9. KEEPS US HAPPY
It is often said that if we think happy moments, then we feel happy. Same way, when we think positive, then it keeps us happy. No matter whatever situation is in front of us, if we possess a positive outlook towards life, then we will definitely find something positive in it which then makes us happy thereby solving our problem. When optimism sticks around our mind, it will keep our mood lively and happy and we automatically begin to find the positive side in every issue which thus helps us to deal with problems and to handle reality better.
8. INCREASE OUR SOCIAL CIRCLE
It is a well known fact that we like to be around those people who are lively and the ones who have the ability to cheer up the mood of everyone. Such people can light up the atmosphere by making everyone laugh and thus releasing their tension. When we are around such people, we tend to forget about all our difficulties and sorrows as they cheer us up and unburdened and light. Also, when we are facing problems in our life, they motivate us and provide us inspiration. Such people are the ones who have a positive attitude towards life. If we also adopt positivity, then other people will also like to spend time with us, which ultimately makes us more social thereby increasing our social circle.
7. BOOST UP OUR SELF ESTEEM
It is well obvious that if we think optimistic, then we seek to find a positive side of every situation. Positive people believe in the motto “I can, and I will.” This thinking of theirs boosts up their self confidence and esteem which then helps them to become successful. To be successful in life, we must have faith in ourselves and must believe that we have the ability to complete the task assigned to us. If we think positive, then we will be able to complete anything and everything assigned to us which will provide us with great growth in our career.
6. PROVIDES BETTER HEALTH
There is plenty of research that has been conducted that shows that positive outlook and attitude on life have found to strengthen our immune system. It has also been proven that negative thinking weakens it on the other hand. It is in our hand to decide which way of thinking we have to choose. Sometimes it is not the pills that can help us recover from illness, but the happiness inside us, which only comes when we think positive. When we break out of worrying and negative thinking and start finding happiness or positivity, then it helps to heal our illness or alleviating symptoms. There are some organic and psychosomatic diseases that can only be avoided if we believe that there is always something to smile about in our lives.
5. HELPS TO DEAL WITH STRESS
When we think positive and stay optimistic in really stressful times, then all the things seem to get done easily. Besides eating healthy, yoga and meditation, finding humor and every situation helps a lot to maintain a balance in life and reducing our stress. When we simply enjoy the ride and does not over think or simply have a good laugh, then it tends to alleviate a ton of depression and stress. Also, stress and depression can lead to a lot of other health problems such as fluctuating blood pressure, strokes and heart attacks. Positivity is the easiest solution to prevent stress and depression and thus we must adopt it.
4. HELPS TO UNLOCK GRATITUDE
Gratitude is the key to achieve real happiness. As it is said, that we realize the importance of something or someone, only when we lose it. Sometimes, we are so busy thinking about those things that we do not have and we want, that we forget to be grateful for the problems that we do not have and for everything that we have. Optimism makes us appreciate all the things and persons we have in our life. Positivity teaches us to not to take anyone and anything for granted and value everything we have. However little it may be, but when we apply positive thinking in our life, it will help us to value life in all its glory.
3. HELPS TO OVERCOME OUR FEAR
The basis of being optimistic is doing things without fright. Positivity attracts courage, conviction and belief. It helps us to see the actual and real situation as it is and then imparts us skill and knowledge to face the situation head on. Unless and until we adapt the power of thinking positive in our life or we have a constructive outlook to any situation, we cannot live our life without fear. Affirmative thoughts help gives us that conformation that we will definitely get a win over our fear.
2. HELPS TO EXCEED OUR OWN EXPECTATIONS
Suppose we are solving a mathematics problem and we are trying from a very long time, but are not able to solve it. When we think positive, then it imparts in us the quality of not quitting anything in between as we believe that we will solve it, one day or the other. This makes us keep trying again and again to solve the question until we do not get the answer. It may be possible that we at last solve the problem, with some other method that is not known to us as there are many different ways to solve a mathematics question. This is how we exceeded our own expectations, only because of positive thinking. Same way, in our life we face many problems and there are many different solutions to it. The only thing we have to do is to think positive and keep trying, and we will definitely find a solution to our problem.
1. ATTRACTS POSITIVE THINGS
The most important reason for adopting a positive attitude and outlook is because it attracts positive things. It is a famous proverb that “Good things happen to Good people.” Good peoples are the one who do good deeds, are kind hearted, spread love and happiness, never harm others and the ones who possess all the good qualities known to us. Optimism instills many good qualities in our character, which thereby makes us one of them and therefore helps to attract good and positive things in our life.