What are the benefits of a positive attitude? When you develop a positive attitude, you have a certain power in your life - the power to find happiness.

Although it can take some time to eliminate negative thinking and to develop a positive attitude, you'll find that there are many benefits to having a positive attitude.

Here's a look at just a few of the benefits you can enjoy when you cultivate a positive attitude in your life.

Motivation - When you have a positive attitude, you'll benefit from motivation. That motivation will help you accomplish things and reach the goals that you have in life.

Problems Disappear - The problems in your life suddenly turn into opportunities. These opportunities allow you the ability to grow and learn – simply because you have an attitude that is positive.

Better Self Esteem - You'll also find that you will enjoy better self esteem as well. You'll begin believing in yourself and you'll realize that you are capable of doing great things.

Stress Elimination - When you develop a positive attitude, stress elimination is a huge benefit. Since you think in a more positive way, you'll eliminate the stress from your life that comes from thinking negative thoughts (because negative thoughts actually have a negative physical affect on your body.)

Great Health - Since you have eliminated all that stress from your life, another benefit of a positive attitude is great health. Stress can cause many health problems, and when you lower stress levels, you'll find that you are much healthier. You'll also find that by maintaining positive attitude, you will change your cellular chemistry to become “addicted” to happiness, which makes your body release more “positive” chemicals, making it easier and easier to stay positive.

Creative Thinking - Another benefit of having a positive attitude is that you will begin getting involved in creative thinking. Since you no longer view things as problems, you'll find creative solutions to the obstacles that come up in life.

More Friends - People don't enjoy hanging out with people who are always negative. When you become more positive and your attitude reflects this, you'll find that more people will want to be around you simply because of your positive attitude.

Energy - You'll quickly find that your positive attitude benefits you by giving your more energy. Why? Because positive thoughts have a higher “happier” vibration - which creates more energy. And, the more energy you have, the more you'll be able to accomplish as well.

Achieving Success - With a great attitude, you'll find that achieving success is much easier than before and it becomes exciting and fun too.

Respect and Influence - A positive attitude is going to benefit you by bringing you more respect from others, as well as having more influence over other people. In fact, you may even find that people around you start developing a positive attitude since a good attitude is something that is contagious.

These are just a few of the benefits that you can enjoy when you have a positive attitude. You can start enjoying these benefits too. Simply start working to turn your attitude into a positive one moment by moment!

Author's Bio: 

Being fascinated with hypnosis for many years, Suzanne became a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and is currently a member of the International Board of Clinical Practitioners.

She feels that it is important to gain a "big picture view" when setting goals for success and thus encourages her clients to start with a personal development plan. Her philosophy is "once you know where you're going, find ways to help you make the necessary changes."

Suzanne has found that hypnosis is an effective tool for initiating change and offers guidance on integrating it effectively with life goals.

She also feels it is important to give the public access to effective self-help information through her positive thinking content site http://www.effective-positive-thinking.com, which distributes practical tips and advice as well as offers more positive
attitude tips.

Suzanne has found through her own practice of self hypnosis and by coaching others that she has a natural gift for helping people attain meditative/hypnotic states and get results. Through this intuitive experience, she has developed her own hypnosis process which combines hypnosis with breathing, tapping and acting visualization techniques and integrates it with life coaching.