5 Best Tips to Train Your Brain to Be Always Optimistic

in health •  last year

People who have an optimistic nature are people who always look good in the face of all problems. Studies show that optimistic people are happier, more creative, faster at solving problems and have higher mental alertness than those who are pessimistic.


Optimists also stimulate the body to release less of the hormone cortisol and more serotonin. Here are some ways you can train your brain to be optimistic, including:

Say thanks
Always feel grateful is believed to increase the hormone serotonin as well as lowering the hormone cortisol in the body. As a result, this can increase motivation and happiness as a whole.
Balance serotonin levels of the hormone was instrumental in avoiding someone from depression and useful in managing a positive mood. The more often you focus on gratitude, the more optimistic your brain will be in the future. Write at least three things that you are grateful for every day.

Doing good
Doing good can increase the hormone dopamine in your brain. In the brain, dopamine is involved in the process of thinking, learning, movement, motivation and satisfaction. In fact, something as simple as giving a smile or a compliment can make you feel happiness.

Laughter is the best medicine to increase optimism. When you laugh, the body will induce serotonin hormone to soothe the amygdala.
In addition, always spend time with friends or family to laugh together. Do this as often as possible to get the maximum effect.

Choose good words
Habit of complaining can disturb your perspective. If you do not have something good to say, do not say anything. Choose a word and think about how bad it will come out of your mouth.

Exercise can improve endorphins, serotonin and other brain chemicals that are fun. For best results, increase your heart rate with at least 20 minutes of exercise each day. If it is difficult to take the time to exercise, you can do it beside the desk.
In life, there are times when you face a stressful event. Well, by doing these five brain training tricks, optimism will come from within you, so it can help in overcoming anxiety in a healthy way.

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