What You Can Learn From Negative Energy

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Your energy should be very important to you and you should try to protect it as much as possible. If you’ve been feeling like you’ve been surrounded by negative energy as of late then you may need to look within.

What kind of energy are you putting out into the world? It’s okay to admit that you’ve been putting out negative energy, it happens to everyone. What’s different about you is that you're able to notice it and you want to make a change.

Putting negative energy out into the world can be done in different ways like speaking to people in a negative way or even looking at the world as a dark place. We don’t always do it intentionally and sometimes we’re just having a bad day.

When you realize that you’ve been putting negative energy out into the universe, you need to make a switch in your perception of life and in your actions.

One of the easiest ways to go from negative to positive is by smiling. Even if you have to force a smile, you will instantly feel a little better about yourself. You probably see all of the time that people who smile seem to get the most positive energy back from others.

Who doesn't like someone who is always smiling? It’s not easy to smile all day long but the most important time to smile is when you don’t feel like it or when you can see that you’re down.

What you’re doing here is you’re manually changing your mindset. When you smile, you associate your smile with positive thoughts. The world gets brighter when you smile, even when you don’t think smiling will help, it does.

It’s hard to explain through writing and even in a conversation but it truly does work. This is just one way that you’re able to get rid of negative energy. Negativity is all around us but we have the choice to learn from it or to just go along with it.

Do you want to be a negative person for the rest of your life? I didn't think so, so let's learn more about negative energy and how we can overcome it in the future.

It Comes Out of Nowhere

Whether you realize it or not, negative energy is always trying to enter into your personal space and in your spiritual space as well. You have to be cautious of the things you’re listening to and the things that you’re watching as well.

Negative energy will come out of nowhere sometimes and it can be overwhelming. If you’ve never really been aware of this concept think back to a time in your life where your day started off good but ended up going bad. That was negative energy coming into your life without any warning.

This could’ve happened when you were in school and you were having a good day of socializing with your friends and doing good in your classes until you received a failing test grade back. Your perception of this bad test grade and the consequences that came with it made you angry, sad, and maybe even a little anxious.

This is why your perception of energy matters, what also might’ve not helped was your teacher giving you that look of knowing that you should’ve done better.

Times like this happen in our lives in multiple scenarios, especially as we get older. Sometimes you may make the same mistake twice and it hurts knowing you did that.

Also, there are times where people may put negative energy onto you even though you didn’t want it. There are many random things that can cause negative energy to come into your life and it’s better to know this than to be surprised every time it happens.

Knowing what to do when it happens, should give you a sense of comfort and confidence when dealing with it. Changing your thoughts from negative to positive can help you a lot and you can also come up with your own methods that may work for you.

Something that I like to do is to think of any affirmations that I remember that will help me be a more positive person in that scenario. Think of some different techniques you can use to be ready for negative energy when it comes.

It’s Underestimated

Negative energy has become so common in almost every human’s life that it almost gets overlooked. People think that being depressed is something that is normal and that it’s something we should be feeling constantly.

This isn’t the case, of course, you will have depressive episodes in your life but you don’t want to keep having them over and over again. You can’t underestimate the power of negative energy because it has the potential to ruin your life.

It may not ruin your life overnight but it comes slowly. First, you might make a bad decision one day and the next day you may make another one. It becomes a vicious cycle that gets harder and harder to deal with.

Once you can realize how poisonous this energy is then you will be able to avoid it more often and live a more positive life. The next time you feel negative energy coming your way, accept the fact that it is negative energy.

Quickly start to switch your thoughts into positive ones and let the universe do its magic. It’s hard to get rid of negative energy once it’s entered your mind but if you do the right techniques to get rid of it and have some patience, it will leave within no time.

The only way you can use positive energy to your advantage in scenarios like this is if you truly believe that it will work. Well, how do you believe in something that you’ve never tried before? It’s simple, you just have to, what else do you have to lose at this point?

Getting rid of bad energy like this can be complicated at times because situations tend to differ on how much of that energy is being put onto you. Even if it feels like too much to take on, have some courage and stand up to that negativity.

You may be exhausted mentally after but you will feel good for finally standing up to it and overcoming one of your biggest struggles.

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Learn From Past Experiences

You’ve probably dealt with negative situations in the past and they didn’t go how you wanted. It’s best that you use these past mistakes and as learning lessons.

This may be a cliche saying but a lot of the keys you need to unlock the doors to your future are found in your past mistakes. No matter how brave you think you are or how confident you become negative energy will always come back 10x harder, what are you going to do to defeat it this time?

It’s not easy to think back to your past and many people say you shouldn't but sometimes you have to look back to see what you could’ve done differently so that you can do it in the present moment.

Your past is part of your life but you can reinvent yourself when it comes to your energy. If you want to have more positive energy in your life, focus on that going forward and not the negative energy that’s part of your past

The energy you put out is the energy you will receive. Even when you’re putting out positive energy, it may not come back right away, just be patient. I’ll leave you with a quote from Lee Iacocca that says

“In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.”

A young adult who’s writing is geared towards self-improvement and self care. “We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.”

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