Forget positive thinking: Being too optimistic could make you lazy and less likely to reach your goals



Most people grow up being taught positive thinking can help us achieve our goals.
But thinking too positively can actually prevent you from reaching your goals, by making you become lazy or complacent.
This is according experts, who have told MailOnline how to get the right balance between positive thinking and realistic attitudes.
POSITIVITY FROM THE ANCIENT PHILOSOPHERS The Stoics, founded in Athens in the early 3rd century BC, used something called 'negative visualisation' to help them prepare for bad events. 
They imagined something bad happening, then rehearsed dealing with it in a... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 33
Source: Daily Mail
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