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Over the years, I have learned a lot about people – and to this day, what continues to baffle me how many people look for the negatives in every situation.  I feel like those people are determined to find something wrong or bad just to have a reason to complain. To make things worse, they then spread their negativity around like a terrible virus. This is not a new revelation for me. I have known and studied many people like this over the years, but when it hits close to home, being someone who I’ve spent a lot of time with, it still surprises me. I happen to have the opposite outlook on life. I almost always look for the good in every situation. If something happens I don’t approve of or I disagree with, I either let it go and go on about my day or I try to voice my feelings in a positive way and then move on with my life. It is obvious that some people go through their day looking and waiting for something to latch onto that they can put a nasty spin on and then blast it out to anyone and everyone they can reach. Why?  I don’t understand it. I get it, but I still don’t understand it. Misery loves company I went to bed thinking about this last night and woke this morning with this idiom, “Misery loves company,” stuck in my head. Unfortunately, it is true that unhappy people like other people to be unhappy too. I suppose the opposite can be said about happy people as well. By nature, I am a happy person and I want other people to be happy too. I choose a positive attitude Admittedly, I am Pollyannaish (someone who seems always to be able…

For most of my life, I have struggled with feeling like I was “not good enough.” When I did succeed, I either felt like I could have done more, or better, or that I didn’t deserve any recognition at all. I felt unworthy. Isn’t that sad? Here I was, busting my butt to do the best I could at everything, and yet I never felt satisfied with my accomplishments or worthy of my success.

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