Alec Baker, Psy.D.

Positive Thinking Can Help You Through the Rough Patches

Positive Thinking Can Help You Through the Rough Patches

Although there is little empirical evidence to support the theory that positive psychology makes a difference regarding an individual’s attitude, Dr. Anthony Kamaroff states that he has witnessed patients who seem to benefit from the power of positive thinking. While Dr. Kamaroff acknowledges that it’s easier to be positive when things are going well, it can help you when you are depressed, anxious, and stressed. He lists several techniques that may be helpful although he says that these are not necessarily easy to practice. These techniques include mindfulness, focusing on your strengths, savoring pleasure, practicing self-compassion, and several other positive-thinking tools.


Read the entire article here: Doctor K: Positive thinking still good advice

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