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Our brains are like "velcro for negative and teflon for positive," according to psychologist Rick Hanson. In this activity, you and your child will watch a short video to learn how and why the brain easily remembers negative information, but not always positive. Together, you will also learn about something called the "negativity bias" and why humans tend to focus on negative things. Then, to practise cultivating positivity and joy, learners will write or draw pictures of 10 positive things that happened today in order to counter negativity, and choose someone to send a positive message to in order to brighten their day and outlook. This is a great activity to help young learners build important social emotional skills around self-awareness and stress management.