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Declutter Your Life From Now On With This Book. You’ll Be Amazed By The Changes

Declutter Your Life From Now On With This Book. You’ll Be Amazed By The Changes

No matter how much time you spend on cleaning, the clutter seems to reappear within a while magically. We all can relate to the frustration of an unclean home. After all, who has the time to declutter in today’s era of hullabaloo? But what’s the big deal, right? Wrong!

According to scientific research, living in a cluttered space can have a grave effect on your mental and physical health. Not only can it hamper your ability to concentrate but also destroy your information processing facilities. The clutter can easily serve as a distraction and break your focus. Continuous exposure to clutter can result in psychological, heart, lungs diseases to name a few.

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There are several health benefits of living in a clean and decluttered space. It has been proven by science that the constant stress and overloaded stimuli caused by clutter can be eradicated if you have a tidy abode. The more your surroundings are arranged, the more your mind will feel relaxed and in control. Scientists believe that the journey to organize your thoughts and life starts with organizing your house.

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If you have always wanted to live in a serene environment but decluttering makes you weary, we have a great book for you. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing has been written by renowned Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo.

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She has taken the concept of decluttering to a higher level. Understanding the frustration of people who find decluttering hard, she has explained simple and promising ways to organize your house.

She has incorporated a unique philosophy in her book: you don’t need anything that doesn’t spark joy.

Following the little steps approach in the book can help you immensely in finding happiness and productivity in your life. Don’t let decluttering scare you anymore!

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Last Updated on January 18, 2019

7 Ways To Deal With Negative People

7 Ways To Deal With Negative People

Some people will have a rain cloud hanging over them, no matter what the weather is outside. Their negative attitude is toxic to your own moods, and you probably feel like there is little you can do about it.

But that couldn’t be farther from the truth.

If you want to effectively deal with negative people and be a champion of positivity, then your best route is to take definite action through some of the steps below.

1. Limit the time you spend with them.

First, let’s get this out of the way. You can be more positive than a cartoon sponge, but even your enthusiasm has a chance of being afflicted by the constant negativity of a friend.

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In fact, negativity has been proven to damage your health physically, making you vulnerable to high levels of stress and even cardiac disease. There’s no reason to get hurt because of someone else’s bad mood.

Though this may be a little tricky depending on your situation, working to spend slightly less time around negative people will keep your own spirits from slipping as well.

2. Speak up for yourself.

Don’t just absorb the comments that you are being bombarded with, especially if they are about you. It’s wise to be quick to listen and slow to speak, but being too quiet can give the person the impression that you are accepting what’s being said.

3. Don’t pretend that their behavior is “OK.”

This is an easy trap to fall into. Point out to the person that their constant negativity isn’t a good thing. We don’t want to do this because it’s far easier to let someone sit in their woes, and we’d rather just stay out of it.

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But if you want the best for this person, avoid giving the false impression that their negativity is normal.

4. Don’t make their problems your problems.

Though I consider empathy a gift, it can be a dangerous thing. When we hear the complaints of a friend or family member, we typically start to take on their burdens with them.

This is a bad habit to get into, especially if this is a person who is almost exclusively negative. These types of people are prone to embellishing and altering a story in order to gain sympathy.

Why else would they be sharing this with you?

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5. Change the subject.

When you suspect that a conversation is starting to take a turn for the negative, be a champion of positivity by changing the subject. Of course, you have to do this without ignoring what the other person said.

Acknowledge their comment, but move the conversation forward before the euphoric pleasure gained from complaining takes hold of either of you.

6. Talk about solutions, not problems.

Sometimes, changing the subject isn’t an option if you want to deal with negative people, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still be positive.

I know that when someone begins dumping complaints on me, I have a hard time knowing exactly what to say. The key is to measure your responses as solution-based.

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You can do this by asking questions like, “Well, how could this be resolved?” or, “How do you think they feel about it?”

Use discernment to find an appropriate response that will help your friend manage their perspectives.

7. Leave them behind.

Sadly, there are times when we have to move on without these friends, especially if you have exhausted your best efforts toward building a positive relationship.

If this person is a family member, you can still have a functioning relationship with them, of course, but you may still have to limit the influence they have over your wellbeing.

That being said, what are some steps you’ve taken to deal with negative people? Let us know in the comments.

You may also want to read: How to Stop the Negative Spin of Thoughts, Emotions and Actions.

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