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Affirmations for Health and Positive Thoughts Proven Effective in New Research

Anthony Gucciardi
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January 25th, 2012
Updated 11/06/2012 at 1:02 pm
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Are the majority of your thoughts positive, or are they hampering your mood and subsequently bringing along  negative health consequences?  New research has found that savoring the moment and thinking positively can help to improve your health and help steer health-conscious decisions in the right direction. In particular, the findings found positive thoughts to be especially beneficial to those already suffering from diseases like coronary artery disease and high blood pressure. If you don’t already recognize how affirmations for health can be effective, now you will.

Positive Thoughts, Affirmations for Health Proven Effective in New Research

The research involved 3 different studies involving 756 participants, and was published online in the January 23 edition of the Archives of Internal Medicine. This research is the first of its kind to use large, randomised controlled trials to show that you can use positive thoughts and  health affirmations to create behavioral changes and true health transformation. It was funded thanks to a $9.5 million contract from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health.

One tip researchers offered was to consciously think of happy thoughts as soon as you wake up. Found to have a therapeutic effect that can shape your decision making process for the day, the researchers offered beautiful sunrises and happy babies wearing hats as examples.  Increasingly, it is being recognized that a ‘mind over matter’ approach can actually produce noticeable results in your health.

These same results have been found in previous trials, in which patients demonstrate improved health benefits after being given placebos. It has been found that participants often respond positively to placebos due to the expectation that they are receiving some form of traditional medicine. This leads to a mental response that stimulates healing through stress reduction and a number of other factors. This kind of self-treatment can be seen in one case where a woman’s own thoughts made her lose nearly 112 pounds.

It is important to remember that your own thoughts and beliefs do manifest themselves physically, and can affect your overall health and mood. Start changing your mentality today by starting your day off with positive imagery. You can also ponder on the many ways in which you can use your own gifts and talents each day to better the world and create the change you would like to see in your daily life. Affirmations for health and positive thinking can truly be amazing.

About Anthony Gucciardi:
1.thumbnail Affirmations for Health and Positive Thoughts Proven Effective in New ResearchGoogle Plus ProfileAnthony is the Editor of NaturalSociety whose work has been read by millions worldwide and is routinely featured on major alternative and mainstream news website alike, including the powerful Drudge Report, NaturalNews, Daily Mail, and many others. Anthony has appeared on programs like Russia Today (RT), Savage Nation, The Alex Jones Show, Coast to Coast AM, and many others. Anthony is also dedicated to aiding various non-profit organizations focused around health and rehabilitation as well as the creator of the independent political website Storyleak

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  1. Censor says:

    how mind can heal sick?

  2. Anonymous says:

    Looking forward to joining the discussion

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