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Dr Martin Seligman

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Start little by little with the things you can do!

According to goal setting theory, the achievement of a goal returns satisfaction and releases extra motivation for achieving a future target. On the contrary, an unrealistic and unachievable target means that we might loose, apart from the extra boost of motivation (which is … Continue reading

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Unlearn “Learned Helplessness” IV, Do something-do anything

By taking an action (any action) we mobilise our body to mobilse our mind.  Alternatively, the more we do the more we want to do. The Seligman’s dogs would not learn to tolerate the state of pain, if they jumped … Continue reading

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