• Negative Thoughts? Throw Them Out (Literally) and Four Other Ideas|Renee Jain



    It’s easy to be negative.

    The human mind is wired to detect and dwell on negative events and circumstances. In modern times, we don’t need to run from predators, yet we’re left with an evolutionary imprint called the negativity bias or the tendency to have greater sensitivity to negative events than to positive events.

    Try one of these five ideas:

    1. Throw them out
    2. Distract yourself (the right way)
    3. Express gratitude
    4. Label your thoughts
    5. Stop trying Read more…