Stop listening to your brain! It’s like a gloom-fueling frenemy locked inside your cranium.
5 Ways Your Brain Is Tricking You into Being Miserable


#5. Your Brain Latches onto the Bad Stuff by Design
We focus on the negative because it’s the negative shit that gets us killed — there was no evolutionary advantage to stopping to smell the roses. But this has left us with a brain that not only devotes our attention to the bad stuff, but also makes us remember it a lot better. Think about the implications in your everyday life — you can wind up walking away from a pretty good job or relationship because you only remember the bad times.


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Stop listening to your brain! It’s like a gloom-fueling frenemy locked inside your cranium.

5 Ways Your Brain Is Tricking You into Being Miserable

#5. Your Brain Latches onto the Bad Stuff by Design

We focus on the negative because it’s the negative shit that gets us killed — there was no evolutionary advantage to stopping to smell the roses. But this has left us with a brain that not only devotes our attention to the bad stuff, but also makes us remember it a lot better. Think about the implications in your everyday life — you can wind up walking away from a pretty good job or relationship because you only remember the bad times.

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