Toward the end of 2016, we began to cry more and more for the year to end. Whether it was celebrity deaths, or the hotly contested election, many of us spent this last week hoping things wouldn’t get any worse before 2017 arrived. Now that the new year is here, it is my hope we can move forward with renewed positivity and enthusiasm. The numbers on our calendar don’t dictate what type of life we live. Our choices do. Still, maybe it will be easier to keep going without the overwhelming weight of negativity we have allowed to pile up in the course of the last twelve months.