Examples Of Optimism Essay

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Optimism Optimism has an important place in some, though not all, realms of your life. It is not a panacea. But it can protect you against depression; it can raise your level of achievement; it can enhance your physical well-being; it is a far more pleasant state to be in. —Martin E.P. Seligman Ph.D. In addition to being more optimistic, which is truly crucial for your health, there are many other aspects to taking control of your health that we really should address. Being optimistic is very important, and keeping yourself positive is very important. With every little bit of optimism that you gain, you will improve your health. Here are some ideas to help you accomplish this: 1 . Positive backward Time Travel 2 . Positive Forward Time Travel (visualizations!) 3 . Improve the day, today! (Incantations/Clean…show more content…
By the way, you do not want to lose a lot of weight very fast either, that is not a good thing. But I started dropping weight. Over the course of the next year, I was exercising five days a week for about 35 minutes, and I lost 55 pounds. My resting heart rate, which was at about 97, dropped to 59 beats a minute. For the sake of argument, let us assume that your heart only has so many beats in it. [By the way, why did my heart beat slow? Because exercise makes the heart stronger and that strength allows it to pump more blood with a single beat.] So, assume that your heart only has X number of beats in it in your lifetime, whatever that finite number is. What did I do to my life span by bringing my heart rate down? I extended it. The moral of this story is that exercise alone can change your weight, and your overall health. I did not diet. I did not change the rest of my lifestyle. I only added 35 minutes of exercise a day for five days a week to my life, and by doing that I lost 55 pounds and I dropped my heart rate down almost 40 beats a
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