Wednesday, February 1, 2017
The role of happiness and positive emotions in health care.
Happiness,the state of joy,peace and contentment. Its a mental state that manifests physically with profound effect on our health and perspective. The happier you are the healthier you will be,and its not a cliche. A study shows that positive psychological well-being is linked with a lower risk of heart disease and People with a deep sense of happiness and well-being have lower levels of inflammatory gene expression and stronger antiviral and antibody responses. Happiness causes distinct changes in the body that strengthen the immune system, boost positive emotions, decrease pain and chronic disease, provide stress relief. Happiness activates positive emotions, for only when you are happy can you think positive thoughts and have a happy perspective to life. Positive emotions are keys to life,success and health,stay positive and live. A review of more than 200 studies found that positive psychological well-being is linked with a lower risk of heart disease, as well as lower blood pressure, normal body weight, and healthier blood fat chemistry. A research has found that positive emotions including being happy, lively, and calm play a role in immune function. The benefits of positive emotions are same as that of happiness, these are 1)Increase immune function. 2)Boost resilience to adversity. 3)Lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol. 4)Reduce inflammatory responses to stress. 5)Reduce your risk of stroke. 6) Boost resilience to adversity 7)Extend your lifespan.