Easy Tip to Block Negativity

How can I stop negativity coming at me from other people? is a question I hear a lot.  Most of the time what is really being said is "I'm not negative, other people are"...It's much more comfortable to blame others that it is to take responsibility for our personal thoughts, actions and responses. While you certainly can't control negativity in speech or behavior from other people, keep in mind you are in control of your own thoughts, feelings, behaviors and responses.  When you start to recognize that you control what you think, your behaviors and responses to situations, people and events will shift dramatically. When a negative statement is made in your presence, first, you want to take 2-3 really deep breaths before your respond or … [Read more...]