Positive Affirmation Makes One Feel Worse

According to a study published in the journal Psychological Science, repeating positive affirmations like "I am a lovable person" makes depressed people feel worse. What do you think?

"Well, then, what are the magic words you're supposed to say to cure depression?"

Robert McMinn • Night Baker


"You're a wonderful person for letting me know that!"

Terion Neal • Back Tacker

"That’s why I constantly mumble something a bit more realistic, like, ‘You are wearing pants,’ to help me through the day."

Josh Siedow • Unemployed