In this highly connected world that we live in we are bombarded with information. A lot of that information is negativity. Imagine if you are constantly bombarded with negativity how that impacts the way you think, the way you act and your overall attitude towards the world. Half the stuff that takes place in the world today and the information that is shared is potentially unreliable. We don’t even know if it is true! People being people now believe anything they read on the internet. I get emails from my Father, my Father-inlaw, articles on Facebook, Tweets on Twitter on and on and on. There are even fake news sites setup very professionally to look like real news networks with names that are almost the same as the real newspapers. The bottom line is the internet has become the largest propaganda machine in the history of mankind and it can get you down. I saw a quote on Twitter that spawned this writing and it said “Don’t let negative pictures play on the movie screen of your mind. You own the remote control. All you have to do is change the channel.
I took a random look at the news at 9pm on 9/7/2016. Here is a quick snapshot:
It’s all negativity and what a crying shame. This is not just one website or one news outlet, this is everywhere. The news on TV, the news on the internet, the emails that you get, the Facebook posts, the Twitter feeds, the video feeds on and on. War, violence, politics, power struggles, the economy etc. It’s pretty bad. My ask here for you is to keep it positive. Stay motivated and be optimistic. Be positive!! As much as negativity is contagious so is being positive. The reality is if you do not spread positive energy and optimism throughout this world no one else will. You too can be a tipping point for good. To keep it positive here are some pictures from Easter 2015 while enjoying Cunningham Falls, Maryland. Keepin it real and don’t mind the selfies. Dig it.