Working At Being Positive

I work to be a positive person but I do have my moments. Taking an anti-depressant has helped me as of late. Some folks strive to be real but it can be difficult because there unrealistic expectations placed upon many of us. Being a Debbie Downer is easy but sometimes its very unattractive. You do the best you can and deal with the negative as it comes and hope you can keep a smile on your face.

Author: Tony Burgess

Hi there, my name is Tony Burgess from Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. I am a believer, bleeding-heart, idealist and blogger. My life is about my wife Laura of 18 years. We have a dog named Cody. I have worked in customer service and relations. Currently I work for Blood Assurance a regional blood bank contacting donors to donate blood. I graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 1994, Hiwassee College in 1992 and Red Bank High School in 1988. Spiritually I am a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. My interests are blogging (duh), media, computers, cooking, sports, entertainment, culture and religion. Thank you for connecting with me. Grace, peace and love!

6 thoughts on “Working At Being Positive”

  1. I’m in good company then, Tony. I do have to justify in the most scientific way to some friends why I need to take anti-depressant and anti-anxiety pills every day for at least 6 months. And I have accepted that sometimes, no matter how hard we try Sadness has more influence than Joy. We are being ourselves. Much love and hugs.

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  2. Being positive and upbeat isn’t always easy, but one thing I have learned is that if I take a minute to smile at somebody and say “hey, how are you doing today?”, it makes my day a few points brighter. Not sure why, but for me it works. Hugs!


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