Just gotta love these people…
Th glass always half-empty-ers.
You know who I mean.
And sometimes I feel vastly outnumbered by them.
Just one consistently unhappy person carries a negative aura that can spread and discourage everyone trapped within its ripple.
It’s not fair.
This type of person doesn’t even have to plan and create a YouTube video to go viral.
Sadly enough, I can also be that energy-draining “unhappy person” more times than I’d care to admit.
Usually this is caused by a Lions or Red Wings loss… or some other earth-shattering event.
And when the “unhappy person” is me, I know I’m not all that helpful to my boss or school district.
Of course, you may not be as goofy I am (so fair warning: this next piece of advice may be way off base) but here’s what nudges me back into a positive mindset
I try to remember that our world needs more heroes.
Sometimes it’s “the trying to remember” part of this that I screw up, but nevertheless it’s true.
We need more HEROES.
No doubt about it.
Whenever I purposefully choose to escape from fog of negativity, an amazing thing happens.
Suddenly, I can clearly see many heroes in action.
They’re all around me.
And as a school communicator, I’m challenged to effectively tell their stories.
So are you.
A pretty cool gig, don’tcha think?
And you know, it really doesn’t take much skill and talent to counter-balance the negative Neds and Nellies. (Yet another blessing in my case!)
It just takes a willingness to engage and get the stories of our HEROES out there.
So I have a good feeling about the start of my week.
I’m gonna guess “yes.”
(Because of who you are and what you do, the answer is easy.)