Well, this is the way that she phrased it:
Every month I (and anyone else who wants to join me) will be exploring one topic that’s commonly looked at by skeptics, to try to get a good feel for it. I/we’ll be looking at the arguments for and against the subject, reading blogs or listening to podcasts to do with both sides of the issue, and trying to gain an understanding of what science says on the topic.
December's topic? Positive thinking.
From today's xkcd:
While (finally) moving the last few bits of my wife's stuff out of storage at her folks' place, I stumbled across a copy of Rhonda Byrne's magnum opus that my parents had given her for Christmas one year. I'm not making any promises, but I may just crack it open this month...