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When you are lacking motivation and feel like you are ready to give up, do you try to banish those negative thoughts from your head? Do you try to keep a positive mindset and keep going? This optimism has long been thought to help give people that much-needed boost to reach your goals. After all, you should always look on the bright side right? Hmm..maybe not. Recent studies have actually shown to contradict this belief. Some have concluded that positive thinking and optimism may actually be detrimental to your ability to reach your goals, whether it is advancing your career, hitting those personal bests in the gym, or any other objective that you may have. Sound crazy? Hear me out. The Downside to Positive Thinking Positive thinking is great because it results in fantasies that you have achieved what you have always wanted. The downside is that it can reduce…