Influence

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There’s nothing quite vexing than having to deal with negative people. Just recently I posted a picture of myself on Facebook blowing a candle for my birthday. Everyone sent their well wishes except for one negative person who had the audacity to leave a snarky remark about the dress I wore. I guess it’s safe to say that wherever you go and whatever you do, there are always negative people hounding you. This could be a high school friend, a cousin, a neighbor, a co-worker, it could be anyone. Negative people suck the life and happiness out of you because they want you to be miserable too. Well guess what, you can only be miserable if you allow them to get inside your head.

If I didn’t know any better I would have succumbed to her remark and hated myself for choosing that dress over all the other dresses I could have worn for my birthday. But I didn’t. This is what I did to protect my happy bubble from negative people who wish nothing but spread negativity to everyone they see. It is one of the lessons in life I did learn and acknowledge.

  1. I didn’t allow sarcastic and rude comments to define who I am.

I know myself and I know what I am capable of so no amount of sarcasm and criticism will make me change my mind about who I am. My self-esteem is firmly established because I chose to surround myself with positive […]

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