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Six Habits of Naturally Optimistic People

Copy them to improve your life.

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“I’m a huge optimist,” my client said.

“I always look for the good in things. The bright side. My family say I’m annoying. But I still think it’s a better way to be when the world’s so damn gloomy.”

Psychologically speaking, she’s right — and she’s wrong. Excessive or “toxic” positivity is…



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Karen Nimmo

Clinical psychologist, writer. Editor of On the Couch: Practical psychology for everyday life. karen@onthecouch.co.nz