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Along with the sweltering heat index, often times come hot attitudes. Some we knew where there all along, for far too long. Some hibernated the winter away like a grizzly in a cryptic cave. Now ready to peep its deadly head out and float through the atmosphere with the heat wave. On the streets there are more loitering. School children with not enough to do can be amongst that crowd or even loading the airways with texting, tweeting and Facebooking. It’s the new age drama-filled summer that can take things past the street corners and spread all across the globe in a matter of seconds. From bullying to harassment or just plain disrespect, a person can turn what would otherwise be a couple months of barbecuing and vacationing with family and friends into hell on Earth; all because they are human Dumpsters. You see, some people just can't seem to be happy no matter what. Some people take so much pleasure in making others miserable that they become fixated on it, almost possessed with another person. Their objective is plain and simple; to dump their misery onto someone else so that they can feel just a little better. But no matter how much garbage they put on unsuspecting victims, they will never feel completely satisfied until they clean out that dump truck of a mind they have, and park it. Whether they don't want to because they've come accustomed to tormenting others, or they simply don't know how...it is up to you to make sure that you are not a victim to the negativity. Rise above any influence to partake in such foolishness, and then you've got to learn how to flush them out so they'll never come to you with their garbage again. I quote a post I read, "I asked God to get rid of my enemies and I started losing friends". Sometimes it is hard to tell who have your best interest at heart or who is in the interest of breaking your heart. God gives us good old fashion intuition and signs but often times we ignore them and try to forgive those that bring us harm, be it mental, physical, emotional or spiritual. There is nothing wrong with forgiveness. As a matter of fact it is therapeutic and vital for your psyche and helps us to move to a higher plain. But you take that trash that they've tried to bombard you with and you psychologically burn it or bury it never to return to that place with them again where it can surely fester and funk up the energy and environment surrounding it for miles on end! It will pollute everything in its path, cloud your heart with grit and grime and make it hard to even breath. It can even slowly kill you from the inside out. For even the best of friends with the best of intentions can weigh you down with so much negative junk that your spirit breaks. And the 'laws of attraction' tell us that when your spirit is broken, it becomes difficult for anything good to get into your life. You see, there's nothing wrong with having a few close friends to confide in, to get feedback and support from. But when a person is constantly coming to you with their messy life, not taking any advice or trying to make it better. Their trash can become your baggage of torment as well. Know when enough is enough. Know how to say, 'we've had this conversation far too many times and I can't deal with it any longer. If you won't take my advice than get professional help...'friend'! Make a conscious effort to guide your summer season, to positive reasons for blessings toward yourself. Learn how to meditate and pray and concentrate on only the things that you enjoy and want more of. Whether is money, good health or someone special. And ignore the ill intentions of that battering boss, inconsiderate family member, and abusive lover, backstabbing friend or judgmental foe.

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