Tag: negativity

Letting Go of the Negativity

Insecurity. Self-doubt. JEALOUSY. Anxiety. Resentment. They are all such heavy, negative emotions. At the same time, they are natural, innate, and above all, powerful. They have the ability to overwhelm and take over. They have the power to weigh you down, both literally and figuratively. Personally, I’ve experienced those feelings at different levels throughout my

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Words to Live By, Part II: What’s the Down Side?

Here’s another magical phrase for you all to use. This one focuses people and breaks them out of a downward spiral of negativity and doubt. You simply ask that ruminating, perseverating person, “OK, so what’s the down side to doing that?” Here are some examples. Some colleagues at work are upset that a state-organized committee

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