4 Ways to Get Into a Positive Mindset for the New Year
Posted: January 05, 2017
With the New Year in sight, you may be starting to think about making resolutions.
Having a sunny outlook can help you make better resolutions and be more successful in achieving them. "When the brain is positive, [it] releases neurochemicals called success accelerants like dopamine and they turn on part of the brain that allow you to perceive more possibilities [and] process more information," says happiness expert Shawn Achor. A pessimistic mindset, by contrast, causes the brain to feel threatened,