When we are upbeat, we make it easier for the people around us to be happy. When my children were infants, I read about a research study in which the researchers discovered that if a mother of young children wasn’t happy, then no one else in her family would be, either. This principle can be applied to any of us in our relationships with the people who surround us daily.
Your energy radiates outward. The people around you pick up on it and respond according to their own energy needs and emotional resources. If you find that you’re receiving slugs from most of the people around you, look inside yourself. What are you projecting into the world? Love or slugs?