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Wellbeing Life Hacks

Life Hack #102: The Power of Possibility

Do you often find yourself fixated on problems, dwelling on them and struggling to find a way out? How often do we catch ourselves getting too comfy in the 'problem-loving' zone? It's a common trap that many of us fall into, but what if we shifted our focus to the possibilities instead? Studies show that by changing our mindset and adopting a proactive problem-solving approach, we can unlock the power of possibility and turn challenges into opportunities for growth and innovation. One effective tool to try is changing the questions we ask ourselves. Using questions that start with “What if”, “How might”, or What’s possible” change the way our brains process challenges. Instead of fixating on what's wrong, get curious about looking for what’s possible. When you practice the power of possibility, you can train your mind to acknowledge the problem and stay there just long enough to get curious. The key is to avoid lingering in that space. Quickly jump into problem-solving mode and focus on prevention and opportunity. It takes practice and it’s worth it. Seeing a world of possibility is much more energizing than seeing a world of problems. The power of possibility can be - well, very powerful!

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