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How Your Negative Emotions Can Literally Make You Sick

The opposite is true, too: Positive feelings promote physical wellness

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YYou lie awake at three a.m., staring at the ceiling, anxious about some serious problem. Impossible to sleep. We’ve all been there. You’re too pressured and distracted to even think about working out, and besides, you have too much else on your plate, so…

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Marc Brackett, Ph.D.

Marc Brackett, Ph.D.

Director, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence; Professor, Yale Child Study Center; Author of: Permission To Feel; www.marcbrackett.com