I’m not sure if this is a Celiac thing or if this is just a change in my own outlook on life but I find myself having less and less patience with people who are negative all the time. Negativity breeds negativity and I believe the more you bitch and complain about how everything in your life is wrong the more you bring into your life. What you focus on, you become.
I choose to look at the positive, to focus on the good and create and bring more of that into my life. Something majorly changed in me after realizing that my health was in shambles, I realized that I needed to do the best that I could every day and to make better choices and to focus on what was working and what was good, even when I felt like hell. It was the only way I knew how to survive and it was the only way I knew how to be. Some days it took a lot to find something positive to focus on but I refused to stay stuck on how something wasn’t working the way i thought it should be.
My entire life I had been hard, nasty, ugly, mean and hateful to my body and I was just so grateful that through no help from me, or the countless misdiagnoses that my body did it’s best to protect me and to keep me alive. I was badly beaten up, I had a lot of healing to do and I just no longer had the energy or the desire to be negative. I chose to be kinder, gentler, more loving and positive and that was all I really wanted around me.
So I naturally started gravitating towards more positive people and the more positive, good and light my life has become.
Sure, I still have some people in my life who are extremely negative, who nothing in their life is right but in truth nothing in the life could be the way they think, the way they live and the what they talk to themselves everyday.
I try to limit my time with these people as much as I can because I can’t afford to let their negativity pull me or hold me down. I went through a phase where I use to think that if these people saw how positive I was and how great I was doing that maybe they would want better for themselves too and could use my life as an example. However, I learned the hard way that people have to want to change, they have to want better for their lives and they are the only ones who can choose that. You can’t love people to want better for themselves and no amount of positivity can change that so now I have very much given into the philosophy of loving these people from afar.
Life is too short, life is too beautiful, life is full of so many incredible blessings that I choose to enjoy my life.
How about you? Do you let negative people pull you down? Do you let others negativity harm you? Are you negative? Are you willing to try something new?