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#745 The Media’s Negativity Bias

Next time you are watching the news, keep track of the percentage of positive stories that are covered. As you begin tuning into the media’s negativity bias you may start to see the impact it has on your mood. There are ways to make the experience a more positive one. In tomorrow’s podcast we will discuss some of those.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in eliminate negativity, Podcasts, Positivity.

#744 Seek Out the Positive

If you look for the worst in people you’ll find it. The same is true is you look for the best in people. Make a conscious effort to seek out the positive.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in eliminate negativity, Podcasts, Positivity.

The Best and Worst of Humanity

Each morning when you wake, you have a choice to make: Will you focus on the positive or the negative? Two weeks ago I wrote an article about how divisive the U.S. has become over racism and the political landscape. The events in Charlottesville put a spotlight on the underbelly of humanity. This week’s news shows a completely different perspective on our ability to peacefully co-exist. Heroic events and an outpouring of support for the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas show us just how incredible people can be. No one is focusing on race, religion or immigration status. Instead, Americans are coming to the aid of those in need, no background questions asked.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in eliminate negativity, Positivity, Uncategorized.

#737 Diffuse the Anger

Stop getting caught up in drama and animosity. Diffuse the anger.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in be kind, Conflict resolution, Disconnect, eliminate negativity, Podcasts.

#734 Be Informed By the News Not Consumed By the News

With all of our access to digital media it’s easy to become influenced the information you receive. Today we discuss how to be informed by the news not consumed by the news.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in eliminate negativity, minimize negativity, Podcasts, reduce stress, stress.

Let Go

Is there someone from your past that did something so awful that it affects you to this day? Maybe your father told you that you would never amount to anything. You could choose to believe him and allow his words to define who you are, or you could choose to let go by realizing that you control your destiny and no one has the power to take that away from you.

Stop blaming other people for your problems

If you blame others for your circumstances, you are giving away your power and relegating yourself to a victim. Victims are at the mercy of those around them.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Direct Your Life, eliminate negativity, overcoming limiting beliefs, Uncategorized.

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