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accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative

Focus on the positive rather than the negative. If you're feeling down, try to accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative. Focus on the good things in your life! It can be very hard to accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative when you're in a bout of depression. My wife left me. How can I "accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative" in a situation like this, huh?

eliminate the negative and accentuate the positive

Focus on the positive rather than the negative. If you're feeling down, try to eliminate the negative and accentuate the positive. Focus on the good things in your life!
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