What is “negativity bias,” and how do we stay positive in spite of it?

Ever notice how you can be showered with compliments all day long, but when you receive one negative comment, you find you can’t stop obsessing about it? This is your negativity bias taking the driver’s seat. It’s not a bad thing as you’ll see in today’s exercise, but if it is the only lens you see the world through, you’re probably not going to be a ton of fun to be around.

When working with clients who are having difficulty achieving weight loss or any number of other lifestyle changes to cultivate a healthier life, sinking into gratitude and being present with positive experiences often helps them achieve their goals faster. You can try a beginner’s version of this practice by clicking the button below.

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