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We’ve all heard the saying, “If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.” Now, substitute the word teacher for mama. And then, substitute the words optimistic
“When we take time to notice the things that go right—it means we’re getting a lot of little rewards throughout the day.” – Martin E.
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