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Why We’re Hard-Wired to Remember Bad Experiences

How I’ve learned to ruminate less and let go

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“Throw away the bad experience, but save the lesson.”

When I first read those words by Frank Sonnenberg, I thought they were brilliant. So simple, and who wouldn’t approach life this way? When I eat an orange, I toss the skin before I enjoy the…




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