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The human psyche has so many funky glitches that it’s a wonder we can all can get along. Actually, on the whole we’re having a very, very difficult time getting along, aren’t we?

This is why positive thinking resources are so important. They help us remain on the positive side of the mental equation. Still, what do we do when negativity creeps in?

Well, negativity begins in the mind, so let’s start with how it manifests and then discuss steps to take that will neutralize.

Negativity can spontaneously manifest – and it often does so in a disturbing way. You may be sitting at lunch with a friend. Suddenly, a thought pops into your head: He’s so stupid. And look, his socks don’t even match.  You may be meeting with your boss or another authority figure. Suddenly, you feel the urge to go off, ranting about what a horrible supervisor he or she is.  You may even be cuddling with your romantic partner and begin to have doubtful, negative and unfounded thoughts about his or her intentions.

Negativity can have a life of it’s own within our psyche and we often feel helpless to do anything about it.  The question is – what can you do to effectively manage the negative aspects of your mind?

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