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Chana Donn

Celebrate Optimism! “Don’t cry over spilt milk” — Originally written in 1659 by historian James Howell as “No weeping for shed milk,” this popular adage reminds us all to view our experiences with a positive perspective and not to stress over the “little things” in life.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Let’s hear from the Jr. Family: They are a lively bunch with a lot to say! Follow along and learn about being optimistic and developing a positive viewpoint even when the going gets tough.   Describe a difficult experience that you had. How did your (positive) outlook affect how you dealt with it? Ahuva I learned a lot about how a positive outlook can affect my situation. I was always very popular on my block. I also was lucky enough to have two very close friends who lived nearby,Adina and Rochel. About a half a year ago, we got a new neighbor. She only spoke to the one girl that lived next door to her, my good friend Rochel. The biggest problem was that Rochel started ignoring the rest of us and only played with the new girl. I was furious. I couldn’t imagine what would make a good friend reject me like that.
 

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