Kids are hard-wired to be negative. We all are. Scientists call it the negativity bias. However, we can overcome this bias and make our lives more positive.
In schools we talk constantly about protecting girls from harm. We teach them about paedophiles, on-line grooming, sexting, and the harm caused by drug and alcohol use. In reality, the more likely destructive influence on an adolescent girl’s day to day life is the damage they do to one another in their friendship groups…Relational aggression.