Engage negativity with the weapons of positivity.
There is simply no magic pill when it comes to becoming a more positive person. Everything behind what they do can be boiled down to one word: mindset.
To become more positive, especially in negative work environments that strip you of your joy and dignity, you have to engage the negative forces that surround you with three weapons of positivity.
1. Develop your self-awareness.
Self-awareness is a weapon used to protect you from yourself and your shortcomings. Remember to first inspect whether you’re the source of negative behavior. For example, are you a gossiper? If so, ask yourself three questions:
- How does it make me feel when I spread rumors?
- Why do I need to have this feeling?
- What does the behavior of talking bad behind someone’s back reveal to others about my own attitude?
This is where a boost…
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