Hope is the antidote to helplessness | Curio

Hope is the antidote to helplessness

15 mins | Sep 25, 2021

Here's how to cultivate it. The concept of 'learned helplessness' helps to explain many of the emotions we've experienced during the pandemic. Emily Esfahani Smith, a doctoral student in clinical psychology, reveals this line of research also optimistic understandings of the incredible ways people remain positive in the face of adversity. Hope it is at its core.

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