Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Curb negativity from others by making a U-Turn

"This is the worst meeting I have ever attended. The food is gross and the speaker is terrible."
"The room was so cold and I couldn't see the slides."

Norman Vincent Peale, author of the Power of Positive Thinking once said, "The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results."

Have you ever had a conversation with someone and they immediately start listing the negative aspects of an event or of life in general? Negativity breeds negativity; emotions are contagious. The longer you talk with this individual, the easier it will be for you to eventually chime in and feed the negativity. There is good news to preserve your emotional sanity. Here are 2 ways to curb negativity in others: