People often go through a very pessimistic phase after a brain injury. Of course, this is hardly surprising since the injury presents so many hard challenges and failing experiences. It’s also important to focus on failing experiences to find out why things have gone wrong. Analysing the reason for failure is an important first step in finding solutions, so we definitely need to focus on negative experiences.
However, getting stuck in a pessimistic frame of mind is not good for health. There is no doubt that optimists live longer than … [Read more...]