Thinking Happy Thoughts Can Stop You From Being Stressed

posted by Dave DeVille -

A recent study from Rutgers University found that thinking about happy memories can shut down your body’s stress response, according to “Research Digest.” To come to this conclusion, which was published in “Nature Human Behavior,” Mauricio Delgado and Megan Speer stressed out 134 volunteers by videotaping them while they dunked their hands into ice-cold water. Some spent the time thinking about a positive experience like visiting Disneyland, while the others thought about something mundane like getting luggage ready for the trip.

Link: http://www.menshealth.com/health/happy-thoughts-stress

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