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We seem to be surrounded by negativity. Whether it’s angry Tweets, negative Facebook rants, or the sad, sad world of the evening news, we are hit with negative images and words every time we open our eyes or turn our heads. Sometimes I feel like ducking just to see if the negativity will fly over me. It’s heavy to deal with, especially around the holidays, and it has a negative effect on our social-emotional health.

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