Are you one of those people that try to do everything right? Do you try to be fair and considerate when it comes to the thoughts and feelings of others? Do you wish the best for others, even when you know they don't deserve it? If you are, kudos to you! And may I encourage you to keep being the good person you are and emitting positive energy and thoughts everywhere you go! But I do have a question. How do you handle those that are the polar opposite? You know, the Negative Nancys and the Downer Daves. What do you say to those that no matter what positive things you say or do, they just don't know no good?
It can be very frustrating and can make you want to lash out. But if you do, wouldn't you just be feeding into their negative narrative?
Here are a few things I've discovered to help get through those moments:
Listen to hear and not to respond or react
Try to understand the route of the negativity
Don't always take it personally
As hard as it may be, try to learn from it
And last but not least, remove yourself from the situation
Stay positive my friends! Tough times don't last always. Be strong, full of courage and compassion and treat others the way you want to be treated.