Learn to ignore negativity and it is the road to success.
As long as humans exist there will always be negative people and therefore crucial to teach ourselves how to drown out the negativity. Negativity will put a damper on all our efforts to succeed.This will attain our lives’ goals.
That is why we have to learn to cancel that noise of negativity. As we set out to make something of our lives, there will always be persons telling you that you are not intelligent enough, that you lack sufficient money, connections or resources.
Reasons for Negativity
Negativity may also come from within us. Our minds can nurture and cultivate negativity, causing us to doubt our self worth, talent and capacity to succeed.
Surrounding ourselves with negativity multiplies the pain of failing. The fear of failing may hold us back from cutting a path to success.
How to ignore negativity?
We need to learn to Ignore Negativity and break through our self-imposed glass ceilings by observing the following:
#1: Understanding the “Why”
No matter how much negativity is around you, the most important thing is to focus on why you want something or have a certain goal. If you lack strong reasons for having certain goals, it will be difficult to overlook negativity or even prevail over past pain and failure. If your ‘why’ is sufficiently strong you will be hard to stop. Work out the reason you desire something and if it has a deep-seated meaning to you, this will help propel you in your life’s pursuits.
#2: learn to specify the “When”
The second step in the quest to ignoring negativity is associating specific and exact dates to the achievement of your goals. After stating and writing your goals, next to this set a date for achieving them. For example if you want to lose weight, write how much, why and the specific date when you will have done it. By specifying the date, you will see it each day and it will be a reminder of what needs to be done even in the midst of failure and negativity.
#3: know how to cancel the noise
Understand that negativity will always be around you or buried deep in your mind. This is the first step in the process of canceling both the inside and outside noise.
Secondly, identify a source of inspiration-for example Thomas Edison had to go through 10,000 bulbs before finally getting the first light bulb right. J.K Rowling went through 7 years of toil and desperation before getting Harry Potter published. Study and research whoever you decide will be your inspiration. Read about the people who told them they would not succeed. Bear in mind that failure is deeply embedded in life and that if you have strong enough reasons, the reward is worth risking for.
#4: Persistence is the only path
The final step in ignoring negativity and achieving your goals is persistence. Remember that attaining goals cannot be done by following the path of least resistance. Understand that you will have to dig in your heels and grind out results. You will face negativity but with persistence you will inch closer and closer to your objectives so long as you keep going and not giving up. You can accomplish whatever you want in life by never giving up on your dreams and having an audacious spirit. Remember that nothing worthwhile comes easily.