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The Nuance

The Power of Positive Memories

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

I’m a long-time contributor at TIME and other media orgs. I write mostly about health. I grew up in Michigan, but these days I live in southwest Germany.