You must avoid people who have a dark disposition and who are consistently unfortunate and do it at all costs. It’s okay to help someone when they’re in trouble and provide a listening ear to someone who’s sad and needs to talk. Nothing wrong with that.
But if a person seems to live in a dark place, never seems to get out of the funk they’re in, and has bad stuff happen to them nonstop, it’s best to either limit time spent with them or avoid them altogether.
‘You see? Moods and emotional states are as contagious as the flu. And another person’s bad moods and misfortunes have a way of rubbing off on the people around them.
It’s much better to keep company with people who are happy, successful, and satisfied with their lives. Now, before I go on, I realize that bad things sometimes happen to good people and that just because someone is unfortunate doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re negative.
Some have been brought down by circumstances beyond their control. They are the ones we offer a helping hand to.
However, others bring misfortune on themselves by their negative attitudes, actions, and effect on others. We should avoid these people like the plague because there’s no changing them. In fact, they will only end up changing you and not for the better.
Again, understand that we’re all susceptible to the moods, emotional states, and ways of thinking of the people we spend time with. And those who are unhappy and unstable have a contagion effect on us because of the extreme intensity of their emotions.
These are people with a victim mentality and most bullies do present themselves as victims. They will never admit that they bring a lot of bad karma on themselves by the way they treat others. And if you’re not careful, they’ll only bring you down too, because they will overwhelm you with their forceful nature.
How you keep a positive attitude is to keep company with positive and happy people. These people don’t have to mistreat or bully anyone to feel good about themselves. They’re already happy and enjoying their lives.
And they’re such a pleasure to be around. When you befriend and spend time with people who are happy and positive, you get to share in their happiness and prosperity. You become a part of the happiness they embody and the happiness they attract to themselves.
So, why not keep them around and let their joy infect you? You’ll be so glad you did!
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Yes, moods are contagioous, for sure.
And the bad ones make you want to run! LOL
I used to call it the negativity vortex. If you got too close it would suck you in! This was especially true at work!
Great name for that! I’ll file that in the back of my mind for future use! And give you credit of course! 😀
This is an important post not just in staying away from bullies but ALL of our life. It is hard to do but this needs to apply to toxic friends, some family members and especially relationships whether with a boyfriend/girlfriend or even a spouse. If a romantic partner is holding us back on the things we want to accomplish in our life then we need to show them the door and quickly.
You’re absolutely right! Anyone who’s toxic you should get rid of- and FAST! Their moods have a way of spreading to you.
This is great! I had to learn the hard way the importance of keeping my peace.
Thank you so much! I learned the hard way too and it was a brutal lesson.
Such talent. Beautifully written and wonderfully shared.
Thank you so much, Kally! ☺
I absolutely agree!! No bigger covid than negativity. And no vaccine for it will ever exist either. Great post. ❤
Thank you for your thoughts, Diana. I totally agree! 😊