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Research indicates that our thoughts about the things that happen to us can have a surprisingly big impact on how we feel about and respond to situations. However, our thinking doesn't always reflect reality and so scrutinising our own patterns of thought and challenging unkind or self-destructive thoughts can have a big impact on our wellbeing, behaviour and relationships with others.

Find out more at the Action for Happiness project website.

Read this helpful information sheet on self-talk and learned optimism, based on the work of Martin Seligman.

Consider the power of language when it comes to mental health in this article on the Thrive website.

Join a UCS workshop on managing your mood

See also: Make mistakes and learn from failure, Cope with criticism