Social psychologists have discovered that positive emotions give us benefits beyond just feeling good. When you feel good, it’s easier to see the big picture, rather than getting lost in detail.
Every experience, positive or negative, can be used to learn
When you experience positive emotions, you are more creative than when you are feeling “neutral”. Positive emotions help you to make sense of complex information quickly, and make you less likely to jump to conclusions. A positive mindset has physical benefits, too – it helps heart rate and blood pressure to return to normal more quickly after stressful events.
Because positive emotions have ...