I am currently reading Dr. Hans Rosling’s newest book, Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think. Young and old, rich and poor, powerful, educated, and world leaders are consistently wrong about so much. I find myself amazed, as if I have just seen a spectacular magic trick.
Research has shown that the average person has somewhere around 12,000 to 60,000 thoughts per day, 80% of which are negative and 95% are repetitive. … I am beginning to see the value of wishing one another “good thoughts.”