• Something to Think About: Work on ending negative thinking

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Ever feel like there's nonstop negative chatter in your head? Do you find yourself obsessing about a single misstep for a whole workday? One Mayo Clinic doctor has turned to Twitter to create new opportunities for breaking those old habits.

Dr. Amit Sood, author of The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-free Living, says every new thought is an opportunity to become a more optimistic person. And, if you need some help seeing the bright side, he’s offering it in a daily tweet.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Jeff Olsen speaks with Dr. Sood about his Resilient Living Twitter project.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

Journalists: A broadcast-quality video pkg (1:07) is in the downloads. Read the script.

Read Dr. Sood's blog posts and follow @AmitSoodMD on Twitter.

Dr. Sood is director of research in the Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program on Mayo Clinic's Rochester campus in Minnesota. He also chairs the Mind-Body Medicine Initiative at Mayo Clinic.

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