794: Keeping a Log

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I wonder why so many of us are wired to react more to the negative than the positive. When my mind is left to wander, it always amazes me how often my brain will flit to a painful memory of being shamed rather than one of being praised. I have so many wonderful memories of accomplishments and moments of triumph, and yet, it's impressive how much silly things that I know I shouldn't even care of come up. A time some other mom got upset that I let my kid ride on the coin operated merry go round with hers, a time I wore something inappropriate to work,  censure over a misunderstanding of what I said...none of it important, all of it quickly resolved and not even worth remembering, yet for some reason the brain holds on to them and lets them resurface for no good reason.