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Negative people / positive people

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Who are you surrounded by? Are they people who are happy and helpful or are they the leeches who care only of themselves? Are they supportive or are they always putting you down, no matter what you're trying to do?

Your surroundings will be the success or downfall of your goals. If you are surrounded by positive people, you will want to keep going, but if you're surrounded by people who have nothing good to say, you're more likely to think that you can't do it.

It won't matter how positive you are about your goals, if you're surrounded by people telling you that you can't do it, then eventually you'll start to believe them. On the contrary, if you are unsure of your goals, but someone is in your corner telling you that you are able to do it and they'll keep cheering you on, you're going to make your goals because you'll start to believe them.

Who would you like to be surrounded by? Start looking at the people in your life and surround yourself with the positive people and start getting rid of the negative ones. This is one of the biggest problems when trying to reach any goal, keep the positive but stop talking to the negative ones. It's not worth your energy to let it be sucked away by the negative people. Let the positive people give you the energy to keep going.

Make your surroundings work for you by keeping as many positive people around you. You have supporters, they should be your closest allies.
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    Thank you for being a positive person in my life! I really appreciate all your "cheerleading"
    1910 days ago
    I decided several years ago to rid my life of negativity as much as possible. If someone is negative or don't support me, I figure that is their problem,not mine. It isn't that I walk away, rather I distance myself from them.

    Thanks for the blog.

    1912 days ago
  • JAMER123
    I always look for the positive but if the negative is in your family, it is much harder to walk away from them. One has to make an excuse to be able to walk away for the time being and tell them you will see/talk to them tomorrow. Maybe the day will go better.
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    1912 days ago
  • FRAN0426
    Since negative people are a downer, I choose positive pople to be around.
    1912 days ago
  • HOLLYM48
    I will always pick positive people because that is the energy I want surrounding me and I will always try to be and stay positive because quite frankly, it takes to much energy and drama to be negative!!
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    1912 days ago
    Growing up most of my friends were negative-big time and it is amazing how it rubs off on you. Thank you for your blog, as I have been surrounding myself with people who are positive and your blog gave me an extra boost I needed today. Thanks and have a blessed day. emoticon
    1912 days ago
    Great blog - and so wise!
    1912 days ago
    Great advice. That why I no longer talk to my siblings. They are awful people.
    1912 days ago
  • KAREN608
    Half of my DH's friends are negative men, and the other day one was here trying to argue about bible versions (he isn't even a Christian, as he says) so I just said, if you want to argue like that do it at your own house! and he stopped, and got up and left!
    Another two friends of his, the middle aged son got drunk, and on the ride home demanded $100 from my DH and now they aren't coming over every day anymore so now the house is calmer and I am not cleaning up after them, feeding them or serving them coffee for 4 or more hours a day! Whew. All my lady friends are busy all week, so now only DH here which makes life simpler. We do have nice friends but not many drive into the country to see us, we meet in town or at church events.
    1912 days ago
  • CC3833
    So true. I am glad I don't have this problem. I can't imagine
    I would even be doing the things I am in life if I had negative influences.
    1912 days ago
    That's why I'm so glad to have you as a friend! Your positivity is always catching! Thanks!
    1912 days ago
    Well said Pretty lady. Well said. In your blog here.

    Positive people are the importance as how we want to go on.

    We need it.

    1912 days ago
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