by Josh Metz, LCSW

Did you know that we humans are designed to remember negative experiences that we have better, faster and stronger than positive experiences? It’s one of our hardwired survival skills, since it’s much more important to remember exactly where you saw that snake skin along the wooded path than the bright red cardinal perched in the tree.

But remembering only the negative can create an imbalance in our autobiographical memory (that’s the type of memory that tells the story of where we’ve been and what we’ve experienced). …


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