Positive People Live Healthier Lives

IMG_1789 - Version 2Studies show that positive thinking may reflect your outlook on life and your attitude toward yourself.  Optimism can benefit many areas of your health and well-being. The positive thinking that typically comes with optimism is a key part of effective stress management.  Having a positive outlook enables you to cope better with stressful situations, which reduces the harmful health effects of stress on your body.

Positive thinking can increase your life span, reduce depression and will help you cope during  times of stress.  Positive and optimistic people tend to live healthier lifestyles.  They get more physical activity and follow a healthier diet.  It is simple, just get out meet more people, try something new and laugh more.

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Find a Fun New Passion

Why are hobbies important? They help you meet other people. A new passion will build self-esteem. If you dislike your job or you are unhappy in your relationship or you simply feel down, developing a hobby can be a way to build yourself back up.

It helps you figure out the rest of your life. Sometimes hobbies give you one solid thing to feel good about.

Trying new things is a good way to relieve stress. Hobbies are an oasis from the rest of your life. You can forget about things that bother you. You can talk about your new activity such as travel. People want to hear more about your fun activities.

A new activity keeps you youthful. The happiest people are the ones who lead active lifestyles and have social outlets. I really believe that boredom is responsible for a lot of society’s problems and people’s destructive behaviors.

Hobbies enriches your perspective. They give you an opportunity to learn something new, to be challenged. A new passion is great for character-building and seeing the world through refreshed eyes.

P1420361My latest passion is creating colorful, whimsical found metal pieces twisted into unique shapes. Simple pleasures make me very happy.

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Overwhelmed – Try Talking

Through the years we have discovered we work out a lot of stuff on our road trips. It’s interesting because it’s a shoulder-to-shoulder conversation, like a park bench conversation. We are two people talking, looking at the birds and the clouds. We’re hearing each other but our mind gets to wander because our sightline is broad. It’s an effective way of coming up with ideas together.

Face to face conversations can be so reactive, because we’re looking at each other and adjusting what we’re saying based on the reactions. But when we’re shoulder-to-shoulder, we’re just talking and listening. That is one of the many reasons we love road trips.P1410481

Exercise To Increase Your Energy

Exercising with my video allows me to stay flexible.  It is critical to have good balance with most outdoor activities.  When I sail in San Francisco Bay safety is most important.  Being in good health allows me to participate in fun outdoor activities, which creates a healthy body and mind.  When you exercise outdoors you will enjoy nature in all its glory.

Each person should remember that it is often the case that you are not only responsible for yourself, you also have others who depend on you as well.  Take charge of your lifestyle.  It is in everyone’s interest to keep your body healthy.

“The Perfect Little Body Workout” will help you stay independent by improving and maintaining your overall physical strength. Exercise will enable you to do all those things you want to do by increasing your energy level.

You will be less prone to falling down and breaking bones because exercise will improve your sense of balance. It will also help keep your weight under control. With exercise you have less risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, and osteoporosis.

People who exercise are often happier and less depressed. Exercise will boost your confidence and can put you in touch with other people which will help improve your social life.