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How can I create an optimistic environment at our home?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Start with gratitude

Never pass up an opportunity to say "Thank you" or talk about what's good in addition to what's bad.
Too few folks do this. When you're trying to get somebody to do something constructive, say, "I know you would like to..." Address all problems directly as they arise and be as honest as you can. Primary school teachers use positive suggestion as the basis of managing children -- you can do it too.

In brief: Start with gratitude

Never pass up an opportunity to say "Thank you" or talk about what's good in addition to what's bad.
Too few folks do this. When you're trying to get somebody to do something constructive, say, "I know you would like to..." Address all problems directly as they arise and be as honest as you can. Primary school teachers use positive suggestion as the basis of managing children -- you can do it too.
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