When the article is titled “10 Ways You’re Making Your Life Harder Than It Has To Be,” you can bet I’ll take that clickbait. Fortunately, it was short, relevant, and powerful (and all on a single page). The first few especially really spoke to me, including this thought about expecting the worst:

“Negativity only breeds more negativity. It is a happiness riptide. It will carry you away from shore and if you don’t swim away from it, will pull you under.”