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The Role 'Debby Downer' Plays in My Mental Health

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Negativity holds power. But we think it’s bad by it’s very nature. What if — for a second — we thought about negative thoughts as a sort of subconscious way of protecting us?

I’ve decided I’m going to start calling my negative thinking side Debby Downer. It kind of gives me a chuckle and could spark me into remembering to twist my thoughts into something more positive.

My positive and strong side is now called Resilient Rachael. I discovered this before 7 am this morning as I laid in bed. Because my brain said “we’re gonna have a bad day today.” And I responded with “no, we’re not.

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