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How Positive Thoughts Build Skills, Boost Health, and Improve Work

How Positive Thoughts Build Skills, Boost Health, and Improve Work
I'd love to talk to the person that thinks running away from a wild tiger is a good idea, after they've successfully run away from it. Tiger sees a big meat bag running away from it, instinct response is tiger chases, pins & eats said meat bag. Granted, if I happen across a tiger in the wild, I'd be scared sh*tless - but running wouldn't be my first option. Neither would climbing a tree (because tigers can climb - probably far better than I can). I'd personally opt for the largest stick/rock I could comfortably wield, and backing away slowly, without turning my back on the tiger, and with the backup plan of shoving said stone/stick down said tigers throat with a loud "eat that you f**ker!" Fear triggers fight or flight - dead people chose the flight option with the tiger, badly mauled people chose the fight option.

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