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A Negative Mind Will Never Give You a Positive Life

When you take an honest look at your life, you realize you’re surrounded by an assortment of people. Some folk you appreciate because they bring you joy. Others nurture and encourage you to do great things.

Then there are those who have the opposite effect. They are negative in their words they choose and the way they think. They drain your energy and you find yourself exhausted after a period of time.

Here’s the truth: Your success and well Capture 174being are influenced by those around you.

With whom do you associate? Positive or negative people?

When you surround yourself with positive people, you discover that you are not only more positive, you    see possibilities where you didn’t before. You gain greater insights into the quality of all phases of your life – physical, spiritual, mental, relational, professional, and more – and the result is a more powerful, influential you.

As you collect positive doers and thinkers in your sphere, you begin the process of clearing a path through the pessimists and create room for a nurturing mental state of mind.

Every choice you make in surrounding yourself with positive minded people has a positive effect on others, too. You even become contagious and they want to emulate you. They see in you what they want for themselves.26

Choose your friends with care. Those with whom you devote time and effort will create an environment in which you will either blossom or wither.

It’s okay if you have family and friends who are negative, I suppose. Give everyone the opportunity of friendship.

Having stated that, however, be very careful with whom you share your goals and dreams. Only trust those to others who value them as much as you do.

And remember, a negative mindset will never result in a positive life. Also remember that you can only think of one thing at a time.

Be a lighthouse and a breath of fresh air in a negative world. Embrace positive thinking.

© Don Loyd 2014

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