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"Learned optimism is psychologically healthier than pessimism or learned
"The problem with learned helplessness is that is stops us from recognizing
when we really can make a difference."
"Instead of feeling that things are bound to be unpleasant, we can learn
to hope for the best and see the good side. That would help all of
us to live longer."
"Research has shown that people who take a positive outlook recover
better from cancers and other illnesses than people who are depressed or
anxious. That says a lot about the power of positive thinking and
why we should all try to do it."
"Our brain and nervous system works by electrical activity and each
of us generates a very weak electrical field. This might be why some
people who live too near power lines become depressed or ill, but recover
when they move away from them."
"Everyone dreams, even people who insist that they don't. We only
remember our dreams if we wake up from them. If we wake up from another
point in the sleep cycle, it feels as though we haven't been dreaming at
"Habits can be broken, though; we're not stuck with them forever."
"Breaking a habit involves replacing the actions or feelings which are
triggered off by that situation, with some other actions or feelings.
It is hard at first, but the more often you succeed, the weaker the original
"Habits are strongly learned behaviours which can act as motives, but
can be changed by deliberate action or relearning."
"The way that we think also sometimes motivates us into action."
"Believing in your own capabilities is an important part of positive
"It's actually better to overestimate your abilities than to underestimate
them, because that means you will try harder, and so will be more likely
"The way that we hate to look stupid in front of other people and the
lengths we will go to avoid it, shows just how important social respect
is a motivator for human beings."
"Motivation is increased when people believe their actions can be effective.
These are known as self-efficacy beliefs."
"All our memories are linked with other ones, in some way. So
one bit of information can be a cue which helps you to remember quite a
lot of others."
"In fact, all of us have extremely good memories, for things that we
are interested in! Even someone who thinks they have a bad memory
has no problem remembering their social life, and what has been happening
lately among their friends, because they are interested in it."
"Humans, as highly adaptable animals have alots of different ways of learning. We've inherited the primitive mechanisms of early animals; the more sophisticated ones of higher animals, and also our own social and cultural ones. It's having all these different learning abilities together that make us so special."
Written by Nicky Hayes
More Motivational Quotes:
You have the power to choose your quality of life by the conversation you choose to entertain in your head. If you want to uplift your life, begin by uplifting your internal dialogue.
The next time you feel that things aren't going the way you want them to, see if you can press Pause and focus your mind solely on your original intent.
Self-doubt is fear's best friend. The inner critic reminds you of past failings so you don't get cocky about taking risks. Those who follow through aren't without fear and doubt, but they have learned to shut them out.
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