Thinking of higher goals, planning for them and hardworking has taken many people to the highest of their potential and they became the benchmark of success and inspiration for others. But there were many hurdles in their way and people who can’t reach there are the ones who succumb to these difficulties and gave up. One of these barriers is obviously the people, the toxic people who always have negative thinking and always demoralize you when you share your goals with them. In fact, we are often surrounded by these people who contaminate our visions, our success. This asks the question of what should be done with these people. So here are some tips that can help you.
We are gifted with a very special thing, our feelings. Feelings are like the virtual sense of our body. We are automatically drawn towards the things that make us feel good and get away from the things that make us feel bad. Unfortunately, in our personal relations, we ignore our feelings. There are many people around us who are the continuous source of demotivation, may be, not in direct words but whenever they talk about our ambitions, we feel uncomfortable. Use your inner sense to identify these people who had rejected their own potential.
2. Talk with Them
Coach them up. Sometimes in spite of their best efforts, they unconsciously put a negative influence over you. So, it is necessary that you explain to them what kind of relationship you want to have with them and what should be the limits in your relationships. This can be done with love and empathy and is better than taking forward an uncomfortable relationship.
3. Have Realistic Expectations
It takes time for a person to change. You should have real expectation from the person you are asking to change. You have to be patient with them. If they are trying to change themselves and improve relationship then you should give them a chance.
4. If you have to, Cut Them Out
If they are not willing to change themselves then it is better for you to cut your relationship with them. Approach them with love and understanding and tell them that you have tried your best to improve you relationship but it can’t be done.
If you can’t cut them out, then try to ignore their talk. Avoid frequent interactions with them. It is important because has much more importance than a relationship which is a constant source of pulling you down.