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How to Have a Good Day Summary

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How to Have a Good Day SummaryMicroSummary: Who has never had a bad day? In this work, author Caroline Webb uses discoveries in the area of behavioral science, psychology, and neuroscience to help us overcome or at least reduce the stress and difficulties that generate bad days for many of us. By better understanding brain function and our decision-making process, Webb explains how to apply that knowledge in our day-to-day life to learn how to deal with challenging situations.

Harness the Power of Behavioral Science to Transform Your Working Life

Do you want to learn how to turn a bad day into a good day? Want to find out how some actions can motivate you and help you work better? Come with us!

How to Have a Good Day Summary”

Turn a Bad Day Into a Good Day

Most of us can imagine one of those good days at work, where we are at our best. We are full of ideas, we can handle any problem and even get along with that co-worker.

Of course, not every day can be that good. But by following some of the advice here, you’ll be able to turn almost every day into at least a good day.

Discover Scientific Advances That Have Changed Everything

Certain advances in science have given us very important insights into how we can create a better day.

Some of these advances are:

Our brain is based on two systems. The brain works in parallel with two opposing systems.

The deliberate system is our conscious, slow and rational thinking. The automatic system is the subconscious, fast and instinctive.

For example, the deliberate system calculates a tip of 15% while the automatic system makes you run before a car hits you when crossing a street.

Our mind and body are interconnected in ways we cannot understand.

For example, we knew that happiness leads us to smile, but we did not know that smiling (regardless of how you feel) will make you happier.

The axis of discovery-defense is another perception. We are constantly moving on an axis, anchored at one end by a defensive perspective, waiting for an attack at any moment.

While on the other end, we are anchored by a state of discovery, looking for rewarding experiences.

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