There are certain people who are guilty of negative thoughts that they emit negativity around them. If you are around these people that it will reflect on your personality as well. It is easy to be influenced by negative way of thinking. At that time you might not realise it but this kind of thought process can affect your mental health in the worst possible manner. You start to lose your optimism, your productivity and your mental peace. You end up spending all the time and energy on toxic thoughts and turn into a negative person yourself. There are few signs that will help you to recognize the problem itself. (Also read: How to stop wasting your time during the day)
You constantly talk of them
When you are in touch with someone all the time, it is obvious that you will be under the influence. You will notice that you are constantly speaking of their negative side but in reality, you are getting under the influence of the person.
Thinking about them
You keep on thinking about the thought process of the person who is a negative influence. You find yourself surrounded by their thoughts. (Also read: In what ways your habits impact your success in life)
Start to limit your life because of them
If you are allowing yourself to be influenced by the negative person then you start to limit your life. There is no space for positive people in your life. You get consumed by the negative thoughts and isolate yourself from friends and family.
Letting them take over your emotions
You are easily manipulated by the negative person. You simply let them take over your emotions and your life. Basically, you are affected by them.
How to regain the control of your life?
- When you realise that you are under the influence of a negative person, you need to take the right steps to regain the control of your life.
- Start maintaining the distance from the person.
- Divert your mind in productive ways (Also read: How to get over the feeling of jealousy)