Be sure to "accentuate" the positive or whatever helps you make it a great day! Accentuate [ak-sen-choo-eyt] verb (used with object), accentuated, accentuating. to give emphasis or prominence to. to mark or pronounce with an accent.
I hope this links to the origins of the word Mesmerize - pretty fascinating!
Good writing avoids bland adjectives like good. This poster helps young writers find more specific and vivid alternatives. An excellent tool for building vocabulary. Also great for positive reinforcement
What about Fear of water? Phobias: xenophobia definition is a bit simplistic; yes 'strangers' but also more towards the fear of foreigners. Usually, used socially and culturally than just 'strangers' but I digress.