c945a20dee87b9e0796ef23efcb3e6d5 “Negative thoughts stick around because we believe them, not because we want them or choose them.” ~ Andrew J. Bernstein

On a regular basis, are you bothered by negative, unwanted thoughts? If the answer is yes, don’t freak out. The average person has up to 60,000 thoughts a day so some of them are bound to be negative! Plus, studies show that 85% of the stuff we worry about actually ends up having a positive or neutral outcome.

But before you make up your mind to rid yourself of negative thoughts completely, remember that accepting negative emotions can actually be a powerful way to move forward. In fact, trying to be constantly upbeat can actually make us unhappier.

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