Maxime Laforet

850 days ago

The most hopeful aspect coming out of optimism research is that our mindset is malleable — just like a muscle at the gym, we can work on it to strengthen it. Our mindset is not merely a result of genes and upbringing. By refocusing attention on the positive, meaningful parts of life and our personal strengths, we can scientifically retrain the brain to default to that way of thinking.

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Given that I’m a happiness researcher, you might think I’d strive to help people eliminate unhappiness in their careers.