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How to Stop Negative Thoughts From Getting You Down

Negative thoughts? We've all had a few, and it's natural. Scientists have found that trying to be constantly upbeat can make you even more unhappy and suppressing bad thoughts can make them even worse…

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Why ‘Keeping Up With the Joneses’ is for Pessimists

Many years ago, while I lived in India, I discovered that misery—and the difference between an optimist and a pessimist is quite often a relative issue. It pained me to see the poor women with babies …

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A Lightworker’s Defense Of Darkness

I am an optimist, a spinmaster, a metaphorical lemonade maker. I would not change it if I could but I sincerely cannot, so it doesn't really matter. I see things in such a profoundly positive light th…

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Is Reality What We Think It Is?

A mystic and a materialist will both stub their toes if they kick a rock. But the mystic believes that the rock is a projection of a deeper reality, whilst a materialist believes that the rock is all…

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