Posts Categorized: Science

Ford was Right: Optimism Matters

Henry Ford once said “If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t, you’re right!” Humans act, perform, and achieve in accordance with their optimism. The bottom line is that your mindset matters! Common sense would predict that if you believe you will fail, you will probably not even try. Science suggests […]

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Positive Thinking Benefits: Better Health, Longer Life

The late psychologist Christopher Peterson wrote within A Primer in Positive Psychology, one of the definitive textbook of Positive Psychology, that “optimism has demonstrable benefits and pessimism has drawbacks.” Dr. Peterson, who had been a respected Professor at the University of Michigan, also stated that much research on optimism has shown it to be “linked to […]

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Sleep and Grow Rich?

In my 20s, I thought a good ‘sequel’ to Napoleon Hill’s famous book Think and Grow Rich would have been ‘Sleep and Grow Rich’ and it might have even sold more copies (the topics could have included ideas on passive income, long term real estate investing, ‘buy and hold’ stock market strategies, etc.). I know […]

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