The bright side of strife? Stress makes you see the upside of difficult situations – but that isn’t always a good thing

The Daily Mail:

Stress actually makes us focus on the positive side of difficult situations, a new study has revealed – but that isn’t always healthy.

Researchers at the University of Southern California found that stressed-out people tend to focus on the ‘upside’ of choices – but in so doing, they ignore dangerous downsides.

In a job interview, for instance, applicants might focus on the increased salary, and ignore downsides such as a long commute.

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