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Eeyore: A Pessimist’s Guide to a Beautiful Life

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Catastrophic Thinking, defaulting to worst case scenarios—we think getting pulled over means a night in jail. Fear is a powerful mechanism, and if untamed, it knows no boundaries.Eeyore knows the key—the word “However” causes a mental reappraisal, a mindfulness that allows for a more rational evaluation.

And actually, thinking the worst case scenario, allows us to realize how unjustified and unrealistic we’re being.Not everyone will understand you, and that’s ok.

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