Meditation has been around for centuries and is of several types but a growing body of research today has focused on studying mindfulness meditation and its benefits on our health. Advances in technology have made it possible to map brain patterns and observe structural changes in the brain that weren’t previously observable.
The interest in understanding a positive mindset has increased over the years with research highlighting many of its key benefits. Positive imagery, optimism, and positive self-talk are all part of developing a positive mindset, which is crucial in today’s world. While positive thinking is essential to developing a positive mindset, it does not mean that people who have a positive mindset are out of touch with reality or otherwise incapable of acknowledging the difficulty of their current circumstances. They choose to remain positive despite the negativity in their life and this is crucial for multiple reasons.
Imagine that you have free will. That you have the choice to make any decision you like. Imagine that the only limitation is your imagination. Now imagine that all the barriers you perceive are in your own mind. What if this concept wasn't just in your imagination?
The perfect day will never come for you to chase your destiny. For you to make that life-changing decision. For you to do that thing that moves the needle forward. The perfect time will never come. Let me explain how I know this and why waiting cost me so many precious years of my life.
There's a picture of two monks sitting next to each other. They've just finished meditating. After a moment, one monk with a puzzled look on his face says, "Nothing makes sense." The other monk smiles and says, "It does, doesn't it?"