124 N14 Negative Emotion – Negative

Negative

Definition

Lacking positive or constructive features.

Practical Tips

  1. Feeling Negative can only send you one way……down.
  2. Resolve to change your mind-set, focus on what you WANT to happen.
  3. Watch your language both in your thoughts and vocally.
  4. Giving the negative attention adds energy to it, making it harder to move away from.
  5. Make sure you’re getting enough sleep and healthy food/nourishment.
  6. Exercise is also good for changing your state.
  7. Notice how the people around you behave and talk, negative family/friends/colleagues can drag you down.
  8. Check your expectations of others, are they too high?
  9. Comparisons can also be a negative influence, appreciate we are all unique.

Beliefs and Affirmations

I am able to keep a balanced perspective, which allows me to choose positivity.

Rules

(How to make it very HARD to feel the negative emotion)

The only time I will allow myself to feel….Negativity, is when I allow outside forces to push it on me. The only time I will allow myself to feel….Negative, is when I haven’t considered the next option.
The only time I will allow myself to feel….Negativity, is when I forget to appreciate the positive side of life.
The only time I will allow myself to feel….Negativity is when I have lost the connection with myself.

Example Challenges

DC105 How do I cope with negative feelings re Mother’s Day ?!!!!! By 1.15 they had all gone. Yes I had a card and plant but I wanted ….love and affection and quality time.

Quotes

“If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.”
– Michael Jordan

“Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.”
– Robert H. Schuller

” Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.”
– Zig Ziglar

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