Positive dating stories
So while we can't ignore bad news, we can train our brains to become more alert to good information.
When you notice a positive detail in yourself or someone else, or in your environment, try savoring it for at least ten seconds.
According to Pink News, intentionally infecting another person with HIV is considered Grievous Bodily Harm in the United Kingdom, and offenders can face life in prison.
” Rowe allegedly wrote in one message, while in a phone call to another he reportedly proclaimed, “I ripped the condom. You didn’t even know.” Rowe, who faces charges of “infecting four men with the virus and attempting to infect a further six between October 2015 and December 2016,” has denied all allegations.
So at your workplace, and in any sort of group environment, do your part to help create an atmosphere in which people aren't scared to speak up or make bold moves.
26-year-old Daryll Rowe, from Edinburgh, Scotland, allegedly “insisted on unprotected sex with his partners, claiming to be free of the virus, then tampered with the condom when they insisted he used them.” Rowe then reportedly sent “mocking text messages” to partners after sex boasting he was HIV positive. Doctors have claimed that Rowe, who was diagnosed with HIV in April 2015, “became concerned when he refused antiretroviral drugs that can make those infected person less contagious.” “He was warned he could be prosecuted for passing [HIV] on or even putting someone at risk of contracting HIV from him,” proclaimed prosecutor Caroline Carberry QC.
For example, imagine you're feeling bruised by a remark about your progress.
"Anytime you make a big life change, it's vital to have a clear plan.
This built-in paranoia is a holdover from our hunter-gatherer days, when survival meant constantly looking out for danger.
"The same neurohormonal chemistry that evolved to get us away from charging lions is locked and loaded today when we feel the least bit threatened," says Rick Hanson, Ph D, founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom.
"But while this stress reaction may have been helpful in the Serengeti, it's harmful now." One reason: Negative encounters tend to leave stronger impressions than positive ones because they provoke more intense reactions.
As a result, we develop a selective memory for failures, slights, and bad breaks—which can cause us to feel helpless or victimized, or to shy away from taking chances.