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Some People Benefit From Being Naturally Mentally Tough, But It Can Be Taught To Those Who Aren’t

The saying that “whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” is simplistic, disingenuous, and potentially destructive. While it’s true that some who experience horrible events are stronger for surviving them, this is probably only true if they were strong to begin with. In the face of horrible events, others are more likely to be traumatised […]

Adopting A Rosy Outlook Results In A Favourable Memory

Being optimistic about a future event may lead you to remember it more positively after it’s over, findings from new research indicate. “Our results suggest that imagining an upcoming event can essentially ‘color’ your memory for that event once it comes to pass. Research has shown that healthy adults tend to have an unrealistically favorable […]