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Thompson’s Take: Mental health, drug addiction and a need to do more
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Inside the Mind: ‘Where have you been?’
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About Founder Daniel Thompson

Daniel Thompson has worked in journalism for the last nine years, starting at The Western Nebraska Observer ⏤ from which the Uptown Observer gets part of its name ⏤ in 2012.

Born and raised in the Racine/Kenosha area, Thompson is glad to be home again after living years away. He’s also glad to be working for and serving his neighbors.

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Ep. 13: The problem of being overly positive Inside the Mind of Daniel Thompson

One of the biggest things that I think people just "all about that positive" don't understand is that, at its core, it's a clear sign of deflection, in my opinion.  In this episode, I explain my thought process behind that conclusion, toxic positivity and encourage you to embrace the positives and negatives of life.  — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/mind-of-daniel-thompson/support
  1. Ep. 13: The problem of being overly positive
  2. Ep. 12: 'Where have you been?'
  3. Ep. 11: 'Framing and Sobriety'
  4. Ep. 10: 'Loneliness is part of life.'
  5. Ep. 09: 'As long as my community is well fed'