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GRATITUDE: Gratitude isn’t a feeling; it’s a choice. – Neuroscientists have proven that gratitude makes you happier and healthier. The study divided participants into three groups who were all asked to keep a journal:

  • One wrote down what happened during the week for which they were grateful.
  • Another wrote down what happened that irritated or annoyed them.
  • The third wrote down stuff that happened without any emphasis on positive or negative emotions.

At the end of ten weeks, the gratitude group reported feeling more optimistic and positive about their lives than the other two groups. In addition, they were more physically active and reported fewer visits to a doctor than those who wrote only about their negative experiences.

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2020

My latest update from the campaign trail.

2020 Huckabee buzzkill

TRUMP ECONOMY: A new Gallup Poll found that a record 61% of Americans say they feel better off now than they did three years ago.

That’s much higher than any of the last four Presidents who were facing reelection. In 2012, when Obama was running for a second term, only 45% of Americans felt better off than they had when Obama first took office.

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Checking in with Los Feliz

Los Feliz Daycare (motto: “We do not accept immunized children”) is an ultra-progressive child care center in an unspecified affluent neighborhood on the left coast. Some recent tweets:

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