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If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

Emotion serves as a central organizing process within the brain

How we feel about our past affects how we think about describing it

Creating an endless loop of repeating scenes and expectations

Seeing the patterns in our past incidents

Choosing to learn from them and rejoicing in that growth can be done most naturally by shifting the theme of the stories we tell others about ourselves…

Move from contaminative to redemptive

In this shift you create a life-affirming triple win:

  1. You begin living from your strengths more often
  2. Others around you are encouraged by this emotional
    contagion, thus you are helping friends of your
    friends’ friends to see their life story in a more
    resilient light.
  3. Reflecting resiliency in your storytelling can pull
    others closer as they are attracted to positivity

Positively integrated personal narratives are an important marker of psychological health

Telling your stories from a resilient mindset also helps anchor that attitude in you and more

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