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Self-Affirmation Could Give People In Poverty Added Mental Boost, Study Suggests

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A new study in the journal Psychological Science shows that remembering a past achievement or proud moment is associated with better performance on problem-solving tests among people in poverty, and also seems to increase the desire to seek out local government aid services.

Reminds me of this: (loved that post!)

Both indicate that negativity imobilizes and positivity empowers.

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