I’ve read before that practicing attitudes like gratitude and humility can help re-program the brain in a positive way. Conversely, you (or your toxic parents) can also train the neural network in your brain to tend towards negative thoughts. I thought of this when I saw this article by Annie Wood titled, How complaining rewires your brain for negativity (and how to break the habit).
By Alvin Alexander. Last updated: June 14 2017