(via How to Fight for Bright and Win) Bad is stronger than…

(via How to Fight for Bright and Win)

Bad is stronger than good.

  1. Bad emotions, bad parents, and bad feedback have more impact than good ones.
  2. Bad information is processed more thoroughly than good.
  3. The self is more motivated to avoid bad self-definitions than to pursue good ones.
  4. Bad impressions and bad stereotypes are quicker to form and more resistant to disconfirmation than good ones.

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