Secrets of Success

Surround Yourself With Positive People And Actions



We cannot choose our families, but we can choose HOW we deal with our family members with positive attitude and words. If family members are negative and give you negative feedback about anything in your life--turn the negatives into a positive by either NOT responding to the negative OR by saying, "I understand how you feel" and leave it at that. Family members may not provide positive feedback, but you can be proud of all your accomplishments--small or big changes.

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YOU know what you have accomplished, and it is not necessary to react or respond to negativity no matter who is spewing it out negativity. Often, "Silence is golden" can be a positive when it comes to families. Love them and ignore their negativity. emoticon

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  • WOW....I'm in the moment with family right now! As usual with one sister you can not say anything about her kids. She going to take it as negative...when that's not what you meant. So, she has a drama scene for all the family. I decided I'd eat my dinner while using sparkpeople. So, when I say this I knew I was definitely in the right place. Perfect reminder for me. Thanks! - by HAPPY2BEHERE2
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