Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Life as we know it: Power of Positive Thinking debunked

All the positive thinking in the world has not cured me, did not make it possible for me to tell my body to do what it was too damaged to do, and did not get me the help I desperately needed.

Visualizing myself out playing at Disneyland didn't stop my body from passing out every time I sat up, making clear that I wasn't even going to make it to the airport, much less through a day at the park, without someone calling an ambulance.

And here's the proof that "thinking happy thoughts" is bullshit.

The British amateur who debunked the mathematics of happiness

Via: Life as we know it
Pamela is a former accountant, recovering journalist and international cat herder, disabled and chronically sick with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Fibromyalgia and Cervical spondylosis, fluent in three languages; English, Spanish and Rubbish. Mostly writes in the latter. She likes Genealogy, Model Railways and Cats.

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