I don't know about you, but lately it seems like I only hear the bad news, not the good. Whatever happened to the expression I've got bad news
AND good news for you?
Whether watching the news, waiting in line, or scrolling through my FaceBook feed, it just seems so easy for folks to dwell on the negative, that I find, they often do.
Why are we so focused on the negative people? Honestly, I don't know. Winter doldrums affecting us all with a bad case of SAD perhaps? Our team did suffer a Super Bowl loss and Punxsutawney saw his shadow. The superflu King wrote about in "
The Stand" seems less post-apocalyptic and very
en vogue with each new case reported so maybe we are all just
legitimately sick and tired.
So how do we cheer up guys? Lucky people might take a trip to somewhere sunny and warm (we won't cry for You Argentina), but for those of us that can't get away-- lets celebrate! We can celebrate a job well done, an anniversary, a birthday, heck we should celebrate just making it through another Monday! This month we can even celebrate with a holiday, that's right,
I for one am so excited for the middle of February when a little heart appears in the center of my calendar calling me to a day of love and appreciation for others. February 14th has gotten a bad rap over the years because of its implied exclusivity to only couples, but I don't buy into that and neither should you. Whether you are in a partnership or not, we should all be able to share an act of kindness, selflessness and love.
Even if you find yourself without a sweetheart, consider spreading an act of kindness this Valentine's Day. If we all share some positivity maybe we can find some good news to share.
Let's focus on