A study has found that people who are optimistic have a larger orbitofrontal cortex (OFC), which is the part of the brain behind the eyes, and are consequently less prone to symptoms of anxiety. The findings of this study provide the first evidence of how important optimistic attitudes and behaviours are to our emotional wellbeing.
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Would you like to reduce stress in your life? These are my twelve top tips to becoming calmer and more confident.
It’s perfectly normal to feel stressed and tense at times. However, over the long-term it can really affect the quality of your life and your health. Whilst people often recognise their triggers, it’s also possible not to realise you’re stressed until you start having physical or emotional symptoms.