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One mindset to capitalize on

One mindset to capitalize on

Studies show that positive thinking reduces stress, anxiety, boosts mood, and correlates with greater heart health.

Looking for the upside in every situation is entirely within your control. It is a skill that is wise to practice.

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Positivity for better health

Research suggests that happiness and optimism influence positive life outcomes as much as it is a byproduct.

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When you’re in what seems like a negative situation, find what’s good.

...to counteract that ask yourself better questions.

Questions that will help you to feel better but also to learn so you can grow.

Questions like:

  • What’s one good thing about this situation?
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Cognitive distortions

When you think about your life, it is quite possible that you mind is playing tricks on you that can distort your view. 

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