I wish to draw attention to the following lines in the last paragraph taken from this newspaper clipping: "They found that paradoxically, low self-esteem participants' moods fared better when they were allowed to have negative thoughts than when they were asked to focus affirmative thoughts."
This is a follow-up post for the queries raised after the post “Will Positive Thinking Make You Mad?” was published. There were a few issues that were apparent and a short reply would not have done justice .
I came across the following while going through my collection of newspaper clippings collected over the last few years. Thought these were worth sharing:
The following was in a local newspaper and is the story about a young woman who reportedly has not eaten any food grains since 17 years and is still healthy.
There is still a lot that we have to learn about the human body.
An article ‘Positive thinking will make you mad’ by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudevji, Founder, Isha Foundation (Page 12 of DNA, Mumbai edition of 28 July, 2010) triggered my chain of thoughts. I have no problems admitting that I have been there, done that. This experience has also proved to be a blessing, like so many others in my life. I share my views here: