The Power of Negative Thinking 4 - Oliver Burkeman

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A positive thinker can never relax, lest an awareness of sadness or failure creep in. And telling yourself that everything must work out is poor preparation for those times when they don't. You can try, if you insist, to follow the famous self-help advice to eliminate the word "failure" from your vocabulary - but then you'll just have an inadequate vocabulary when failure strikes.

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teil0 9 years, 5 months ago
I love this. It is an excellent counterpoint to the massive amount of self-help tripe on this site.

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