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Monday, December 19, 2016
Don’t let someone else’s negativity become yours. These moments that are your life are too valuable to waste on that.
When another person is rude, thoughtless, disrespectful or worse, don’t react by sinking to that level yourself. Instead, let it motivate you to be even more understanding, thoughtful, and kind.
Reflecting negativity back at others does not teach them a lesson. A far more influential choice is to serve as a positive example.
Certainly you don’t want to allow others to take advantage of you. But neither do you want them to turn you against your highest, treasured values.
The best way to win is not by fighting. The best way to win is by being so strong, so positively purposeful that a fight never starts in the first place.
The petty negativity of others does not have to get to you. Because you can choose, in a loving, generous, amiable way, to live beyond it.
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