How to cut the neg­a­tiv­ity for more men­tal en­ergy

TOXIC PEO­PLE OR NEG­A­TIVE THOUGHTS COULD BE EAT­ING INTO YOUR MEN­TAL EN­ERGY. HERE’S HOW TO FLIP THE SCRIPT

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It’s a no brainer that eat­ing well and fre­quent ex­er­cise in­creases our en­ergy lev­els, but we some­times for­get to re­mem­ber our minds can have a big part to play, too.

If you’re a glass half-full type but feel like you’re sur­rounded by glass half-emp­ties, it’s im­por­tant to know how to deal with them. We’re told to cir­cle our­selves with pos­i­tive peo­ple, but it can be near im­pos­si­ble if a fam­ily mem­ber or col­league is pes­simistic and comes with emo­tional bag­gage. Chron­i­cally neg­a­tive peo­ple tend to cre­ate crises that you feel you should help fix, but the truth is their prob­lems are be­yond your help. Em­power them to make a de­ci­sion on their own with­out your guid­ance by firmly but kindly say­ing “I’m con­fi­dent you’ll make the right de­ci­sion on your own.”

If you’re some­one who holds onto hope that some­thing will get bet­ter in the fu­ture, you’re deny­ing the truth and in turn drain­ing en­ergy. Don’t ex­pect the im­prob­a­ble. “He promised he’d clean the garage this week­end. He’s said this for months, but he does seem sin­cere.” Sound fa­mil­iar? Re­sent­ment traps us and sucks our en­ergy. If your in­ter­nal thoughts are bring­ing you down, try to iden­tify these and flip the script to stay on the bright side of life.

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