Minimising negative emotions usually comes to mind when we think about mental health issues, cultivating positive emotions rarely does.

Positive emotions matter when it comes to our happiness. Noticing and appreciating simple joys such as eating your favorite chocolate can go a long way. In order for this to happen, we must put ourselves in situations that are likely to evoke positive emotions. For me, it’s spending a day at the art gallery.

We shouldn’t just rely on our own experiences though, we should capitalize and enjoy others people's successes also. We should be eliciting positive emotions from them. We should be…



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A Grain of Salt | ElbyJames

ElbyJames is an American disabled combat vet exiled in the UK & a free speech absolutist. He’s an occasional Top Writer.