DANA LIGHTMAN QUOTES

author, speaker, & psychotherapist

Optimism works in conjunction with your life energy, strengthening your roots and keeping you grounded, stimulating the growth of new shoots and the development of new branches that form your life, energizing the creation that is you.

DANA LIGHTMAN, Power Optimism

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It turns out that saying, "You can't teach an old dog new tricks," doesn't apply to humans. Research now reveals that our brains are continuously changing, producing new growth, making new connections. It doesn't matter how old we are, we are still under construction, learning as we go along.

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Our failures or mistakes give us important feedback on what we need to change or concentrate on in the future.

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One of the most interesting findings in modern psychology is that the way people perceive and interpret things affects how they feel about them. As the old saying goes, there are two sides to every story. Now, modern science tells us that the side people see affects what they think, how they feel, and ways they behave.

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Those who have experienced traumatic events speak about their profound realizations of the importance of kindness, the power of love and their appreciation for what remains. It appears that this level of insight often comes from suffering.

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