Happiness starts in the brain. It is interwoven with our memories, attention, and thoughts. That's why training your brain to pay attention to the positive things can help you increase happiness. Learn how here.
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In addition to increasing your brain’s positive memory you also can increase your brain’s ability to pay attention to positive information. By doing this you make it easier to practice skills like mindfulness, reappraisal, and benefit finding. Try the activity below to see how.
Activity: Positive attention
In this activity, you'll build you positive attention - just a tiny bit - by completing the attention game below.
Each positive word below is broken up into 2 pieces. Try to put all the positive words back together by matching the word pieces.
To actually make a long-lasting change in the way your brain attends to positive information, these activities need to be completed many times, with many different words. If you want to build your positive attention at home, you can purchase my Positivity eWorkBook and use scissors to chop the collection of positive words into word pieces, like the activity above.