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22 Post author: Wei_Dai 11 December 2009 12:25AM

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Comment author: timtyler 12 December 2009 08:50:09PM 0 points [-]

You don't believe in affirmations? The self-help books about the power of positive thinking don't work for you? What do you make of the following quote?

"Personal optimism correlates strongly with self-esteem, with psychological well-being and with physical and mental health. Optimism has been shown to be correlated with better immune systems in healthy people who have been subjected to stress."

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