Today is Positive Thinking Day.  A day to turn around any negative thoughts about yourself or others and see what happens.  You have a choice on how you see things: glass half full or glass half empty.

Many studies show the power of positive thinking.  In fact the Mayo Clinic says that "Positive thinking helps with stress management and can even improve your health." Below is a list from the Mayo Clinic of health benefits that positive thinking may provide.

The health benefits of positive thinking:


Increased life span

Lower rates of depression

Lower levels of distress

Greater resistance to the common cold

Better psychological and physical well-being

Reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease

Better coping skills during hardships and times of stress

So get started on positive thinking today and see how good you feel.  It beats wallowing!


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