The antidote

Exploring the “negative path” to well-being…

Research] points to an alternative approach [to happiness]: a ‘negative path’ to happiness that entails taking a radically different stance towards those things most of us spend our lives trying hard to avoid. This involves learning to enjoy uncertainty, embracing insecurity and becoming familiar with failure. In order to be truly happy, it turns out, we might actually need to be willing to experience more negative emotions – or, at the very least, to stop running quite so hard from them.

About Michaela

I am a wanderer and a wonderer, like you are. I love our journey and to walk in the company of friends – to learn, experience, share, laugh, cry and above all I simply love this marvelous, magical, mysterious life. I have no plan (cannot believe I am saying this) and my only intention is to be truthful to myself and others.
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2 Responses to The antidote

  1. Fatima says:

    very true. Certainly speaks to those of us who have what is referred to as a negative ‘self image’. or those who are people like him…”who have always been put off positive thinking and motivational speakers….”

  2. Michaela says:

    And moreover it also calls for a different approach to depression, anxiety, boredom…

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