How Negative Thoughts Can Affect Your Brain and Body

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How Negative Thoughts Can Affect Your Brain and Body

It's proven that the way of thinking of individuals who generally tend to stay negative, always seem to follow a predictable pattern. Unpleasant situation can change the way you feel yourself, and in a case when it all starts over again, your brain starts to take such feeling as a habit. For your mind, it's doesn't matter if the habit is a good one or bad one.

But once you fall into ongoing cycles of negativity, it makes for a miserable life, bad physical condition and terrible mental condition. You can suggest that this situation is temporary and caused due to stress. But while you turn out to be stressed, your body responds through producing a hormone known as cortisol, which makes you living horrific. Being trapped by such condition affect sleep, communication with others, and person become unfocused and can't deal with even simple problems. Also, it can lead to appearing symptoms of mental illnesses like melancholy and schizophrenia. Not surprisingly, that it affects your physical condition as well.

But you need to understand that way out exists. Yes, it takes time to teach your brain to see not only a negative part of everything but to focus on positive thinking. It's a long-term practice that can actually change how you feel, and it leads to self-acceptance as an integral person. However, you need to be vigilant and positively react to bad things every single time. This way, you teach your brain a new habit that works on you. With time you will feel much less tension and depression when something terrible happens to you. When you control all your reactions, you’re able to get better from difficulties quicker and easier. That's why positively is the key to a happier and healthier life.