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5 Ways to Disconnect from Negativity

5 Ways to Disconnect from Negativity | Unplug | Scoop.it
One of our purposes is to connect and support each other. However, have you had times when you just feel drained and miserable after being in the company of some or in getting sucked into their drama? Don’t feel bad or allow yourself to become...
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Stop Negativity From Sticking To You Like Glue

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Mindfulness means we don't get locked out of our heart and throw away the key. Rather, we can watch how negativity distracts the mind and makes such a song and dance, and we just keep breathing and watching as it goes on it's jolly way.
Susan Taylor's insight:

Anger can keep us prisoners to ourselves.  We have a fight with someone we love; we play it over and over again in our head; perhaps we even become resentful or hold a grudge.  And the negativity from that experience gets stuck to us like glue.

 

Enter mindfulness...an opportunity to be completely present with whatever is going on -- whatever we are feeling -- thinking -- experiencing. 

 

Becoming aware of negative thoughts and feelings can help us to release them.  Like a dear friend who enables us to know and embrace ourselves, mindfulness can help us free our anger "and all the obstacles that limit peace of mind, inner freedom, and true happiness".

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The Negativity Epidemic

The Negativity Epidemic | Unplug | Scoop.it
Unfortunately, negativity can become an insidious habit within organisations. If such behaviour falls short of misconduct or appears to have an effect
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Negativity is becoming an epidemic in organizations, preventing them from achieving excellence and exceeding goals. 

 

If you want to tackle negativity in your firm or life, here are some tips from The e.Mile:

 

  • Pay attention to negativity with a view of moving towards positivity
  • Try not to take complaints personally
  • Reacting to negativity with negativity perpetuates negativity
  • Teach people to communicate in empowering ways
  • Challenge the negative views of your complainers
  • Reward positive behavior
  • Celebrate success regularly
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, January 13, 2014 12:53 PM
Once embedded, negativity is hard to extricate. I found the best thing for me was to leave. Being in a healthy place is important to positivity.