Are you as tired of all of the bad news out there as I am? It turns out that too much exposure to negative news, whether that’s from watching on TV, reading it on line, or listening on your commute all contribute to anxiety and depression. It feeds into our natural inclination to focus on things that are negative and life threatening.
According to an interview with British psychologist Graham Davey in the Huffington Post “Negative news can significantly change an individual’s mood — especially if there is a tendency in the news broadcasts to emphasize suffering and also the emotional components of the story.”
So where do you turn instead? Here are some great sites to be inspired and encouraged: