Positive thinking: Reduce stress by eliminating negative self-talk
Mayo Clinic Staff
Positive thinking helps with stress management and can even improve your health. Practice overcoming negative self-talk with examples provided.
Researchers continue to explore the effects of positive thinking and optimism on health. Health benefits that positive thinking may provide include:
- 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
Continue reading to learn tips for positive thinking...