When we are stressed, it’s quite easy to develop negative thinking patterns because we become frustrated by our challenges and frequent feelings of being overwhelmed. This negative outlook then makes it even harder for us to manage those challenges and move forward and break through the stress cycle.
Practicing positive thinking helps to focus on our strengths and accomplishments, which increases happiness and motivation. This, in turn, allows us to spend more time making progress, and less time feeling down and stuck. The following tips provide practical suggestions that you can use to help you shift into more positive thinking patterns:
1. Take Good Care of Yourself
It's much easier to be positive when you are eating well, exercising, and getting enough rest.
2. Remind Yourself of the Things You Are Grateful For
Stresses and challenges don't seem quite as bad when you are constantly reminding yourself of the things that are right in life. Taking just 60 seconds a day to stop and appreciat...
Belly fat is more than just the fat around the midsection. It plays a dangerous role in our health, both physical and mental. Read on to discover why you have belly fat, how your hormones are affected, and what you can do about it!
What is belly fat?
The stomach muscle covers the entire midsection of the body, and connects to the pelvis. If you have a pad of excess fat covering the muscle, it is known as belly fat, and is called visceral fat. Visceral fat, or belly fat, extends deep into your abdomen, and is close to your internal organs, such as the heart, stomach and liver.
Visceral fat is different to the subcutaneous fat which lies just under the skin, and is far more dangerous. It is made up large fat cells which can grow bigger with time, and firmly pack into the spaces between the organs, having a negative effect on how they function. This can have a serious effect on your health.
It is not only fat people who have belly fat, there are factors which show that thin people...