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Sometimes Life Sucks, Can We Stop Making It a Competition?

How to rise above the “one-downer”

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We have all been there, everything feels like it’s falling apart. We seek a listening ear and vent to a friend or co-worker. Then that person comes back with their own story that is 100 times worse and makes you feel like you shouldn’t be complaining at all. Yes, I am talking about “one-downers”.



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Aymes Sarah

Wife, mother, and researcher of a myriad of subjects. I love to write about anything and everything! Writer for The Startup, Better Marketing, & The Ascent👊