It’s easy to become affected by negative emotions – people complain all the time about life that can really bring you down. Below are a number of tips that can help you handle negativity, and in some cases avoid it altogether.
1. Create happiness from within
Look for internal sources of happiness and positive energy, as external stimulants are often short-lived. Practising mindfulness is a good place to start.
2. Practise positive thinking
Your thoughts influence your actions. So if you think negatively, the chances are that you won’t have a bright future ahead of you. Try to find the positive side of all problems, this will prepare you mentally for both success and failure.
3. Believe in yourself
Even in the worst situations where you feel worthless and helpless, there are reasons to believe in yourself. You need to remember that these types of negative thoughts are temporary, and...