The Problem with Positive Thinking

Positive Thinking — The Problems

A quick look beyond the covers of any self-help book and you will find the same, possibly dangerous, rhetoric regarding positive thinking.

You have a really bad day at work — just think positively…

Your relationship ends terribly — just think positively, there is a silver lining…

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Dr Alan Jones PhD FRSA

Dr Alan Jones PhD FRSA

Writing about personal development, the mind and future histories. New articles every Monday. Website : www.dralanjones.com

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