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  • Take a look at this picture.

  • The man and the woman look a tad unhappy.

  • However, rotate the picture around and they instantly cheer up.

  • The ability to transform a bad mood into a good one is crucial in everyday life.

  • In a study from the University of Miami,

  • volunteers were asked to describe something bad that had happened in their life, and then list one way in which they'd benefited from the experience.

  • Some said they discovered what mattered in life, or they found out who their real friends were, or they discovered an inner strength.

  • This simple exercise made people feel happier, less stressed, and even had a positive effect on their health.

  • So, when something bad happens, ask yourself just one question:

  • How did you benefit from the experience?

Take a look at this picture.

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