Eight Negative Attitudes of Chronically Unhappy People “Almost all painful feelings have their source in an incorrect way of looking at reality. When you uproot erroneous views, suffering ceases." — The Buddha, as written by Thich Nhat Hanh All of us experience negative thoughts from time to time. How we manage our negative attitudes can make the difference between confidence versus fear, hope versus despair, mastery versus victimhood, and victory versus defeat. Multiple studies have revealed how chronic negative attitudes can adversely affect one’s health, happiness and well-being. Below are eight common negative thoughts of unhappy people, excerpted from the book "How to Let Go of Negative Thoughts and Emotions.” 1. Self-Defeating Talk Self-defeating talk are messages we send to ourselves which reduce our confidence, diminish our performance, lower our potential, and ultimately sabotage our success. Common self-defeating talk includes sentenc
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