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Keep It Positive

This morning's paper was filled of news about stock market drops, protests, sex abuse scandals, disposal of soldier remains in a garbage dump, and the only thought that came to mind was, "Is there any kind of positive happenings going on in the world?" I am not attempting to make a politically charged post and I am not going to comment on any of these stories. My sole purpose is to comment on negative versus positive energy.

When I opened the paper and saw so much negativity being displayed, I wondered if anyone could truly read the paper and just enjoy themselves. My thought is that negatvity breeds more negativity; positivity has the same effect. So here is some positive thoughts/news for the day to breed some good feelings in the world today:

Mastercard is sponsoring a program called Priceless New York in which they are setting up gourmet food trucks around New York City on Thursdays to give out free lunches. Who doesn't like a free gourmet meal? To find out more info and to see locations like their facebook page by clicking here.

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is offering a FREE exhibit displaying a preview of materials from archives of Mikhail Baryshnikov as well as a look at a 1967 yearbook featuring notes from Frank Sinatra, Fred Astaire. This exhibit closes Dec. 3. For more information go to nypl.org or call the library directly 212-870-1657.

My closing thought for this post is this: If you want to make a positive change/impact on your life and others, emote positive energy and put a positive spin on all you do. Postive actions result in more positive actions.


~Taken from Sharing The Dance of Life's Facebook Page

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