Pronoia

Pronoia is a neologism that is defined as the opposite state of mind to paranoia: having the sense that there is a conspiracy that exists to help the person. It is also used to describe a philosophy that the world is set up to secretly benefit people.

As I find inspiring things across the interwebs and throughout my life, nothing pleases me more than a positive word.

A word which would generally be missing from our everyday vocabulary, but one which most definitely should be there.

Pronoia, the opposite of paranoia is a belief that rather than everyone being out to get you, the universe is out to give to you.

I came across the term in Fredrik Eklund’s book, The Sell: The secrets of selling anything to anyone so hat-tip to Fredrik for the inspiration 🙂

It’s simple shifts in thinking like this which can have a profound effect on your success and happiness.

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