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Virtually none of us, no matter what our personality type or upbringing, are naturally skilled at taking in positive experiences.

Rick Hanson is a neuropsychologist whose work we’ve been sharing for many years. He talks about the brain’s negativity bias, and how we’ve evolved to be “Velcro” for negative experiences and “Teflon” for positive ones. Here’s the essential backstory. Our ancestors’ brains evolved…