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How to Be a Positive Influence on Negative People

Negative people are all around you. You don’t have to look far to find someone that has a negative outlook on life.

However, you don’t have to allow these people to drag you down with them, either. In fact, you might be able to save a few of them, or at least make them smile for a change. They might even thank you for it.

A negative person can sometimes benefit from having their perspective shaken up a little. You can be the person that causes them to question their negative way of life. 

Techniques For Positive Influence

Stay positive. Just because you’re dealing with someone that’s chronically negative, it doesn’t mean you have to allow your mood to be altered. You can choose to keep a positive attitude regardless of those around you. This can certainly be challenging at times, but it’s not impossible!

  • Be an example of how to behave when faced with negativity. You can inspire others to raise their personal standards and be positive, too.

Ask them questions that stimulate positive thinking. Ask someone in a negative frame of mind about their favorite restaurant or vacation. You could ask them to recount their favorite childhood memory.

This is a great tactic for making friends or turning a first date into a second. Make people feel good and they’ll appreciate you for it.

  • Make them laugh. Everyone loves to laugh. Share a good joke or a funny story from your past. Show that you’re willing to laugh at yourself, too. Laughter is an excellent way to boost someone’s mood. Ask them to tell you a funny story. Just thinking about something funny can soften their attitude.

Give a compliment. No matter how negative someone might be, a sincere compliment can raise their spirits. If you know the person, you probably have a good idea of what’s important to them. This can help you to target your compliment and make it more meaningful.

Make one of your goals public and achieve it. Prove that it’s possible to make progress in life. Many people are negative because they believe they’re stuck and can’t make a positive change in their lives. Let people see that it’s possible to set a goal and achieve it.

Be kind. Show kindness to everyone, even those that are negative. A little kindness can help to turn someone’s day around.

Ask. Ask the other person how they’re doing. Ask if there’s anything you can do to help. Just showing that you care can have an impact. Many negative people don’t receive a lot of attention or care. You’ll feel good about yourself, too.

Negative people can harm your attitude if you’re not careful. While you can’t control others, you can influence them.

Be the poster child for optimism and positivity. Everyone loves a positive person, and everyone wants to be in a better mood. You can be that person for all the negative people in your world.

Don’t just avoid negative people, help them. You’ll both be glad you did!

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