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BE POSITIVE

 

The idea

Leonard Mlodinow, theoretical physicist and author, writes in his book Subliminal about ‘motivated reasoning’ – the useful capacity that we have to see the potential for positive outcomes, rather than to take a more cautious and pessimistic point of view. People display the benefits of being in a positive mood regardless of what put them in a positive frame of mind in the first place.

‘Researchers find that when they induce a positive mood, by whatever ...

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