We all know people are just plain negative. They complain all the time, find fault in just about everything, and often focus on their problems and issues to the good things in life.
Let me tell you a couple things about negative people. First, they are very draining. If you’ve been around a lot of negative people you know that they can be a real pain. They’re simply not very fun.
The second thing is that negative people don’t end up having a lot of friends. This is mainly related to the first point. We typically want to enjoy life as much as we can or at least not find creative ways to be miserable. But, negative people make us feel worse about ourselves. So, what do we do? We avoid them.
Are you negative? Maybe you don’t think you are, but I’ll bet others around you know the answer (and you might not like it). It might help to ask yourself a few questions.
-Are you grateful for the good things in life?
-Do you complain a lot?
-Do you always see the worst things in life?
-Do you drain others and always seem needy?
If you answered yes to one or more of these then it’s possible that you’re too negative. And, if you are, it will eventually impact your popularity, at school and everywhere else.
If you’re too negative, then you’ll have to work on being less toxic and draining. While there’s no quick fix, the easiest way is to simply be more grateful about your life.
Try to focus on the good things in your life and not so much on the bad. Avoid sharing negative gossip and starting drama. Seek out friends with whom you can have fun and enjoy life rather than those you can complain with.
Are you too negative? Only you and your friends can answer that. But, if your negativity is high, then it’s probably time to make a change. Being more positive and less dramatic will probably make you more popular in the long run.