Positive Mind Abundant Life


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It is impossible to become rich with a negative mindset. Negativity puts the brakes on success and wealth accumulation. It acts like an anchor, dragging you down into the abyss of poverty and poor health.

It is virtually impossible to become wealthy without a positive mental outlook. Why? I’ve accumulated a treasure trove of studies on the benefits of positivity. Let’s take a look at a few of those studies:

Positivity Strengthens Your Immune System

Researchers at Harvard Health found that having an optimistic attitude reduces blood pressure, prevents heart disease and increases your immune system’s ability to fight off diseases, viruses and parasites. As one self-made millionaire from my study told me, “you can’t make money from a hospital bed”. Good health is critical to success because without it, success is impossible. So, good health at least gives you the ability to pursue wealth.

Positivity Increases Focus and Risk Tolerance

B. L. Fredrickson (1998/2001 Broaden and Build Theory) found that positive emotions increase your concentration abilities and increase your risk tolerance. According to my Rich Habits study data, focus and risk tolerance were two common traits all self-made millionaires had. The self-made millionaires in my study had a laser-like focus. They were able to focus on their dreams and goals for years and even decades. Also, these same millionaires pursued dreams and goals that required that they take enormous financial risks. If you have a negative mindset you will avoid risk because you believe you will fail. Those with a  positive mindset are able to take risks because they believe they will succeed.

Positivity increases Your Earnings

Diener, Nickerson, Lucas and Sandvik (2002) found that those with a positive mindset had higher incomes than those with a negative mindset. People want to do business with people they like and those with an optimistic mindset are more likable.

Positivity Doubles Brain Power

In one study on negativity, two neurologists found that when you have a negative mindset your prefrontal cortex is not functioning properly. The prefrontal cortex is the seat of decision making and creativity. When you are negative, you literally shut down half of your brain.

Positivity Increases Life Span

Moskowitz (2003), Ostir, Markides, Black and Goodwin (2000) found that those with a positive mindset lived longer than those with a negative mindset.

Positive People Are More Successful

Union College Psychlogy Professors Joshua Hart and Christopher Chabris found that success was correlated to individuals with a positive mindset.





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Thomas C. Corley About Thomas C. Corley

Tom Corley understands the difference between being rich and poor: at age nine, his family went from being multi-millionaires to broke in just one night, due to a catastrophic fire that destroyed his Dad's thriving business. For fourteen years they struggled with poverty. There were eleven in Tom's family, and they lived in constant fear of losing their home.

Driven by the desire to unlock the secrets to success and failure, Tom spent five years studying the daily activities of 233 rich people and 128 poor people. He discovered there was an immense difference between the habits of the rich and the poor. During his research he identified over 300 daily activities that separated the “haves” from the “have nots.” Tom decided to write a book to share what he learned. That book, Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals (1st Edition), went on to become an Amazon Bestseller in the United States forty times over a three year period. To give you some perspective, in order to be a true Amazon Bestseller in the United States, where you actually receive a specific Bestseller designation from Amazon, you need to be in the top 100 of all books sold by Amazon in the United States in a given day. Rich Habits did that for nearly thirty straight days, rising as high as #7, eclipsing such Bestselling authors such as Stephen Covey, Robert Kiyosaki and J.K. Rowlings. Imagine that - an unknown, first-time, self-published author selling more books than J.K. Rowlings!

Tom now travels the world, sharing his Rich Habits and motivating audiences at industry conferences, corporate events, universities, multi-level marketing group events, and global sales organizations’ presentations and finance conferences. He has even spoken on the same stage with famous entrepreneurs and personal development experts, such as Sir Richard Branson, Robin Sharma, Dr. Daniel Amen, and many others.

Tom has shared his insights on various national and international network, cable, and Internet television programs such as CBS Evening News, NBC News, Yahoo Financially Fit, Money.com, India TV, News.com Australia, and a host of others. He has been interviewed on many prestigious nationally syndicated radio shows, including the Dave Ramsey Show, Marketplace Money, and WABC.

Tom has been featured in numerous print magazines—such as Money magazine, Inc. Magazine, SUCCESS Magazine, Entrepreneur magazine, Fast Company magazine, More magazine, Epoca Magazine (Brazil’s largest weekly) and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine—and various online publications, including USA Today, CNN, MSN Money, SUCCESS.com, Inc.com, and the Huffington Post. Tom is a frequent contributor to Business Insider, Credit.com, Bankrate.com and a few other media outlets.

National publicity has garnered international media attention for Tom and his Rich Habits research spanning 23 countries. Broadcast media, online publications, and television throughout Asia, the South Pacific, Europe, the United Kingdom, and Central and South America have shared his powerful message.

In an effort to help parents, grandparents, teachers and adults become success mentors to the younger generation, Tom released his second book, Rich Kids: How to Raise Our Children to be Happy and Successful in Life in 2014. This book was the self-help category winner of the 2015 New York Book Festival and Runner-up in the prestigious 2015 Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards Contest. In 2016 Tom released his third book, Change Your Habits, Change Your Life. This book provides the latest science on habit change as well as more of Tom's unique research on the specific habits that helped transform 177 ordinary individuals into self-made millionaires.

Besides being an author, Tom is also a CPA, CFP, and hold a master’s degree in taxation. As president of Cerefice and Company, CPAs, Tom heads one of the premier financial firms in New Jersey.
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