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How to Make Optimism Work for You

How to Make Optimism Work For You By Jane E. Brody  New York Times  July 2, 2012 Dr. Fox has shown that while brain circuits vary from person to person, it is possible to strengthen what she calls the “sunny” brain and weaken the “rainy” brain. Among the science-based “retraining” methods she describes in her […]

A Richer Life by Seeing the Glass Half Full

A Richer Life by Seeing the Glass Half Full by Jane E. Brody The New York Times May 21, 2012 How to define optimism, put it into practice and enjoy its benefits. Dr. Segerstrom and other researchers have found that rather than giving up and walking away from difficult situations, optimists attack problems head-on. They […]