Negativity, eternal pessimism, lazy body language, constant complaining, the poor mouth. I bet you even visualising those phrases has already begun to drain your energy. We encounter people with negative behaviours every single day and while we can choose to avoid some of those people, others, we may be stuck with, such as family, work colleagues, team members. Where does negativity come from and how can we prevent ourselves being affected by it. On today’s episode…. We’re going to look at tactics to deal with the moaning Myrtles of our lives. We need to be impervious to gloom so that we can keep on firing on all cylinders and not get dragged into a black hole.
Gym Mommas Quote of the Week:
"You don't have to attend every argument you're invited to"
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Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realise your Potential for Lasting Fulfilment, by Martin Seligmen: https://amzn.to/3e4qOei
Learned Optimism, by Martin Seligmen: https://amzn.to/2G1UBHK
Jay Johnson - Ted Talk - How to deal with Difficult People
Dr Julia Kristina - Youtube Channel - How Emotionally Intelligent People deal with negative People https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laNoAjrT4vM
Jocko Willink - Dealing with Negative/Toxic People - Youtube
Khan Academy (Brain Functions)
How Negativity affects us
Dealing with Negative People:Why dealing with others’ negativity may involve dealing with your own