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What’s Wrong With Positive – STP025

Episode 25 –  This week we challenge the idea that being ‘positive’ is always the best approach. In fact we discovered some research that suggests it could even hold you back:

Some of the stuff in there is:

  1. Astonishment at our global listener group

  2. Me failing to greet our listeners in a few different languages

  3. The glass half full half empty scenario – it might not be helpful

  4. How social media can make us feel like our lives are half empty

  5. Our discovery on where we are in the world on income

  6. Try it yourself you may be surprised – How Rich Am I ?

  7. How positive thinking influenced my ability to pass a test

  8. Steve-in-the-field goes to the races to prove me wrong

  9. A Washington Post article – interview of Susan David challenging forced positive thinking

  10. Hidden Brain podcast by NPR – featuring professor Gabriele Oettingen

  11. Her article in the New York Post

  12. What Joel Minden says in Psychology Today – about challenging beliefs

  13. WOOP! – Here’s an explainer video

  14. Professor Oettingen’s talk at – New York University

  15. The Rethinking Positive Thinking book  – UK link to purchase

  16. The Rethinking Positive Thinking book – US link to purchase

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The amazing image we used in this episode is by Bailey Weaver and was adapted with our title added to fit our various formats. You can see the original image here it was reproduced under the Creative Commons 2.0 licence which is here

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