It is so easy to turn into the SNL character “Debbie Downer” when you find yourself surrounded by negativity. Whether it is from negative people or events, we have a tendency to put more attention, focus, and weight on the bad over the good.
That negative bias was, at one time, a needed means of survival. How to protect yourself from the negativity in your life After all, if we were paying attention to what could go wrong, we would be less likely to get eaten by something bigger, faster, or stronger.
Where does this negativity live? Not only do we still recognize and focus more on negative events, so do the people around us.Read more on everydaypower.com