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Negative Attitude

Getting Along With People Who Don't Get Along

Steve McSwain | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Steve McSwain

It's a fact of life that we encounter difficult people with a negative attitude, who are toxic thinkers, who oppose what we think, sometimes for no other reason than to just be objectionable. Perhaps they simply don't like us. Not everyone will, and that's okay.

Why Alzheimer's Isn't Always Depressing

Marie Marley | Posted 05.08.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Alzheimer's is a deadly serious disease and deservedly so. Yet I ask this: Does being 'serious' mean that it is horrible and depressing? Yes, it can be horrible and depressing. But is it always that way? I think not.

5 Real Reasons You Have To Stop Brooding

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 10.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

Doing battle with the "brooding invasion" requires discipline and effort but given how damaging rumination is to your health -- it is a challenge worth pursuing.

A Little Bit of Negativity Hurt No One...

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Tarun Sakhrani

The other day someone told me that I was being a "Negatron." I guessed what it meant, but sought clarification; I was told that I needed to learn to be more positive, that I needed an attitude adjustment. My first reaction was defensive: "No way! I'm not negative!"

How Your Expectations Will Dictate Your Reality

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The secret of the ages is to learn to have great expectations with a very low attachment to the outcome. If you can achieve this, you will discover what true inner peace means.

They're Only Happy When It Rains

Gillian Clark | Posted 12.04.2011 | DC
Gillian Clark

To some folks there is nothing more gratifying than to experience unspeakable or imagined offenses (the steak house uses cooked and frozen lobster meat vacuum sealed -- no shell could survive the process.)

Addiction Recovery: Why We're Addicted to Negative Behaviors

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ali Binazir

Many people unconsciously want to be treated poorly, taken advantage of, or even outright abused.

Do You Belong To The 'Ain't It Awful' Club?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

What strikes me most about the Club is the skillful banter between members as they engage in one-downsmanship. How have we become a nation besotted with criticism and complaint over reasoned argument and positive action?