Here’s Why You Need To Surround Yourself With Positive People
When a woman takes on a leadership role, there will be many who will take it with a pinch of salt. However, this should not let you back out, feel guilty or make you feel worse. This is why it is essential to surround yourself with positive people. There’s a secret to having positive influences around you. And that’s: it allows you to stay more focused on your goals. You will feel motivated, appreciated and energized as compared to feeling drained out from the negativity. You will start feeling great about yourself.
Alicia is recently promoted at her workplace and can’t wait to achieve bigger goals in life. Even though her responsibilities soar, her confidence went a notch higher. But, just with anything else, she faced plenty of obstacles, jealousy, anger and taunts from her colleagues. Slowly, it began to distract her and eat up her confidence. Self-doubt grew and ruined her peace of mind. What should she do in such a situation? Let the negativity affect her or rise above it to prove her mettle? Here we will discuss what Alicia should do that will help change her life.
1. Say “Goodbye” to Negativity
We all have those colleagues waiting for an opportunity to pull us down. Such individuals constantly introduce turmoil and drama in life. These are exactly the ones who will never level up. Worst, since they can’t level up, they will try bringing others down to their level. And to be honest, life is already hard enough to have too much drama.
During such tough times, we all seek some form of acceptance and understanding. A shoulder to cry on, a person with whom we can share our fears. People who will cheer us no matter what. Thus it is important to focus on the relationships that bring joy and happiness. Life is pretty short for negativity.
2. Cultivate Real Relationships
Social media has changed how we interact with people, isn’t it? Today, social media always reminds us of what we can’t achieve, or can’t accomplish or don’t believe in. Usually, we never put much thought into the amount of hard work that went into that video or reel.
But it’s time to get face to face with highly successful people to know the effort behind everything you see. Nothing comes easy. In the end, it’s always hard work that goes into everything you see on social media. So, let’s get real and find real leaders in a field.
3. Spend Time With Smarter People
If you feel you are the smartest person in the group, then probably you are limiting yourself. It is very common for us to underestimate the significance of the company we keep. We need mentors, parents, friends, and family who push our limits and encourage us to be better.
The right influence or circle of people will allow you to set your bar high and achieve things you never imagined you could. When you spend time with smarter people, you see their achievements and success. This motivates you to improve yourself.
If you desire to become the best version of yourself, then it is essential to stay away from negativity. Positive people have a positive influence on our life thus allowing us to progress. On the other hand, negativity can pull you down and make you feel worthless. Rethink your circle and choose your friends wisely. The right people will help you reach your goals. And this is exactly what Alicia did to get her life back on track!