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The Power of Positive Memories

Remembering happy times may offer protection for mental health

WWhen the going gets tough, the tough get nostalgic. That’s the take-home lesson from a recent spate of research papers that suggests recalling happier times may be an effective bulwark against stress and depression.

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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.