Why Your Brain is Wired for Pessimism—and What You Can Do to Fix It - Deepstash
Elements of well-being

Well-being can be broken into five elements:

  • Positive emotion
  • Engagement
  • Relationships
  • Meaning
  • Accomplishment

If you improve these, y...

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Why Your Brain is Wired for Pessimism—and What You Can Do to Fix It

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Pessimism comes naturally to people because thinking about the bad stuff that could happen helps us to prepare for survival.

The problem is that pessimists think bad events are permanent and...

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Meditation - mindfulness, focusing on the moment - is an excellent anti-anxiety, anti-anger tool..But accepting suffering and finding contentment in that means you can't move into doing somethi...

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