Positive thinking improves your health

Thinking about things that are important to us improves how we respond to health advice
07 February 2015
Presented by Danielle Blackwell



Has anyone ever told you to lose a few pounds? Get a bit more active? Work harder in school? We can sometimes become a bit defensive when given this type of advice even if we know it's probably the right thing to do. Now scientists have revealed how a simple activity - called self-affirmation - can improve the way we react to this type of advice, which can have positive effects on our health.


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