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How to Become Optimist

Posted in Personal Development with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 8, 2012 by silkysecrets

It is a stated fact that optimists have lower pain limit, more successful carrier and greater achievements in personal life. It is also know that the belief only in positive aspects of life or the habit to be depressed is defined on the genetic level. However, it is in your power to defeat this program and become an optimist.

The stress tolerance allows you not only to save your nerves. In difficult situations optimists usually behave more reasonable than pessimists. Pessimists find it harder to face the problems because when sometimes goes wrong they sink into depression and start blaming themselves. Of course, with such attitude towards problems it is extremely difficult for them to compete with optimists. However, you should note that you can also be a born optimist or a self-made one. As it is impossible to change your genetic pattern you will have to work on controlling your thoughts. If you are clever enough to understand that you are not a realist but a miserable whiner, it means that half the battle is won. Now you have only to develop a habit to remember it every time you feel the attack of dark thoughts. View your pessimism as a kind of disease and use logics and self-analysis as a medicine. In the beginning it will be difficult to catch yourself at being pessimistic but with time it will develop into some reflex.

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