“What we see depends mainly on what we look for.” —John Lubbock

Are you happy with your social life?

When asked this question framed positively, people report being more happy with their lives.

Conversely,

Are you unhappy with your social life?

Not surprisingly when asked this question framed negatively, people report being more unhappy with their lives.

Will the stock market rise?

Will my company succeed?

Will I get the contract?

Is he/she a good person?

Is this product good?

I’ll leave you to find the answer to those questions.

But remember, how you ask and frame the question matters in terms of the answers you get.

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