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We are constantly prodded, poked and stimulated by messages aimed at us by all and sundry. Ubiquitous ‘calls to action’ vie for our attention. Some succeed in getting it, but most don’t because we filter them out.

When we notice things it is because they seem relevant to us, or because they irritate and bug us. We may learn from things that interest us, but sometimes we can learn more from those that annoy us.

When something irritates you enough to turn away or turn it off, it may be worth wondering just what it is that provokes the reaction.

 

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Selective Optimism for Pessimists

There are advantages to optimism that are worth considering, but some people are put off because they don’t want to be disloyal to negativity.

Optimism and pessimism are generally seen as opposites, but that doesn’t mean they are mutually exclusive; learning optimism does not mean abandoning negativity. If that is what turns you on, stick with it.

If you tend towards a pessimistic outlook, how about learning selective optimism? That way you can get the benefits and still be true to your negativity.

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