Your mind has a tendency to think of the negative due a variety of reasons, one being the negativity bias. This is where the negative things in life, have a greater effect on us than positives things.
If left unchecked, negativity can cause a whole host of problems such as anxiety depression and shorter life expectancy to name a few.
Depsite those problems, we have around 12,000 - 50,000 thoughts a day and 80% of them are negative.
This begs the question, how can we stop thinking so negatively?
MORE IDEAS ON THIS
If the thought of 'not being good enough' pops into your head you may be thinking how bad you are. However, if the same thought occurs, you can reframe the statement to change your perspective on it.
For example: - 'I am not good enough'...
Research shows meditation significantly reduces the amount of negative thoughts.
The research also showed people who mindfully meditated saw the most benefits. To mindfully meditate:
Gratitude has been called as a 'natural antideressant'
Studies on gratitude are linked with increase feeling of long last happiness and contentment.
Gratitude has also been linked with:
A study revealed that dwelling on negative life events can result in mental health problems. However, the study indicated that rather than the events itself, its how we think about those events, that shapes our psychologyical well-being.
First, understand what negative tho...
More like this
Though issue arises when the mind only sees the negative.
The term for this is called Negativity Bias, Negative experiences have a greater effect on us than positives experiences. This means we give more importance to the negative.
Meaning we have a tendency to high...
As a species we have an in-built ‘negativity bias': a propensity to remember, cling to, and learn from negative experiences more readily than positive ones, according to neurology research.
It made sense that our earliest ancestors should be risk averse, but nowadays t...
Here a few reasons why we reject positivity:
1. We see it as naive.
2. We're constantly reinforcing our subconscious belief in the negative.
3. We are more inherently fascinated by the negative in the world because we do not understand it.
Because we do not understand t...
Explore the World’s
Take Your Ideas
Just press play and we take care of the words.
No Internet access? No problem. Within the mobile app, all your ideas are available, even when offline.
2 Million Stashers
This app is LOADED with RELEVANT, HELPFUL, AND EDUCATIONAL material. It is creatively intellectual, yet minimal enough to not overstimulate and create a learning block. I am exceptionally impressed with this app!
Great interesting short snippets of informative articles. Highly recommended to anyone who loves information and lacks patience.
Best app ever! You heard it right. This app has helped me get back on my quest to get things done while equipping myself with knowledge everyday.
Don’t look further if you love learning new things. A refreshing concept that provides quick ideas for busy thought leaders.
Great for quick bits of information and interesting ideas around whatever topics you are interested in. Visually, it looks great as well.
I have only been using it for a few days now, but I have found answers to questions I had never consciously formulated, or to problems I face everyday at work or at home. I wish I had found this earlier, highly recommended!
Brilliant. It feels fresh and encouraging. So many interesting pieces of information that are just enough to absorb and apply. So happy I found this.
Even five minutes a day will improve your thinking. I've come across new ideas and learnt to improve existing ways to become more motivated, confident and happier.
Read & Learn
Access to 200,000+ ideas
Access to the mobile app
Unlimited idea saving & library
Unlimited listening to ideas
Downloading & offline access
Supercharge your mind with one idea per day
Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.
I agree to receive email updates