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How to Thrive When Everything Feels Terrible

Surrounded By Negativity

Surrounded By Negativity

There seems to be negativity all around us, no matter where we go. Stress is part of our interaction with family, friends, coworkers or the world at large. Mainstream media and social networks aren’t helping either.

Negativity in large doses, a staple diet of the metro cities, has many toxic effects like a decrease in motivation and performance, along with violent and dysfunctional thought patterns. Long term negative thoughts are associated with cognitive decline and other mental issues.

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