“Then the officers shall speak further to the people and say, ‘Who is the man that is afraid and fainthearted? Let him depart and return to his house, so that he might not make his brothers hearts melt like his heart’” (Deuteronomy 20:8).
The negativity of bad company is a contagion waiting to spread. It’s easier to be negative and see the bad side of things than it is to be positive and consider the possibility of things. Surround yourself with possibility thinkers that challenge you to see the potential of what might be.