802: How the News Pollutes Your World View and Steals Your Happiness

The news is the worst; not the actual news, but the process of watching it, literally transforms our already negative brain into a calamity machine.  I have always known this but I certainly didn't know exactly why.  I know now, thanks to an article that I will share with you.

Links from this episode:

What All This Bad News is Doing to Us

The Insidious effects of Negative News

6 Reasons to Stop Watching the Evening News

What you will learn in this episode

  • How negative news effects decision making
  • Examples of how negative news created bad decisions in history


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