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How To Raise An Optimistic Child

How To Raise An Optimistic Child

Our kids are growing up during a totally bonkers time, politically speaking. And we’ve manage to cultivate one crisis after another that they will have to contend with—the opioid epidemic, the rising suicide rate, mass shootings, the destruction of our planet; I could go on. It doesn’t always feel like…

Does ‘Positive Thinking’ Really Make Our Lives Better?

You’ve heard the self-help gurus who say positive thoughts can bring us happiness, wealth and success. But there’s another side to the story. Here’s why positive thinking often backfires — and why many of us are starting to resent it.