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Do You Need a Personality Transplant?

Benefit #7: Positivity Improves Our Personality I’ll admit this one is a bit subjective. There is no comprehensive, immutable list of positive personality traits, if only because something you might consider positive – extravagance, for example – I might find objectionable. Go ahead – do your own comparison. Here’s a list of positive personality traitsContinue reading “Do You Need a Personality Transplant?”

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Benefit #5 Positivity Strengthens Our Emotions

Blogging is fun because you get to learn new things in the process of your research. For example, I don’t believe I had ever looked up the definition of emotion before now. I was very interested to find that emotions generally have three components: a subjective experience (different people respond differently to the exact sameContinue reading “Benefit #5 Positivity Strengthens Our Emotions”

Benefit #2: Positivity Makes Us Feel Good

It may sound a bit simplistic, but the fact is that the more positive we are, the better we feel – physically, mentally, and emotionally. Research has shown that benefits of a generally positive outlook include everything from better coping skills to greater resistance to illness to improved cardiovascular health to lower rates of stressContinue reading “Benefit #2: Positivity Makes Us Feel Good”

Benefit #1: Positivity Makes Us Happier

If you are someone with a generally positive outlook on life, it might seem obvious why being positive could add to your happiness. But that’s only about half the population. For those who find themselves falling on the spectrum of pessimistic to less-than-optimistic, just the idea of positivity could be a bit foreign. Positivity meansContinue reading “Benefit #1: Positivity Makes Us Happier”