Mike was negative. I worked with him for over a year and it was tough to resist the call of his hope-sucking negativity. But strangely I liked Mike... in small doses. You could see his attitude was increasingly weighing him down, and if he didn't become depressed then those around him might.
Mike's negativity infected others, or alienated them
You see negativity is infectious and I was at risk because I worked with the guy. For Mike, everything was "What's the point!" or "It will never work!" He loved to be proved right and hated his world view being contradicted. Good outcomes were viewed suspiciously or with barely concealed disgust because Mike, you see, had a special knack...
The hidden costs of negativity
Mike's "ability" was to give a negative spin to everything:
Mike had never really failed at anything, but only because he had never really tried. He was clever, but used his intellect to reinforce his sour world view. He was motivated, but only to dismantle positivity. His negative take on life became comfortable for him, a way of having certainty (that nothing good could or would happen) in an uncertain world. Mike saw the world as at fault but not himself.
When negativity is turned inwards
Being negative about things around us is one thing, but when we become negative about ourselves then we are at risk of real unhappiness and loss of potential.
Unlike Mike, many people are not comfortable with their own sense of hopelessness or chronic self sabotage. And looking back I wonder whether Mike was truly happy with his defeatism and his inability to embrace life due to his secret fears.
Becoming convinced that you're right to be so pessimistic
Mike wouldn't believe the idea that he needed to do anything about his outlook. I often reflected on Mike over the years sometimes recognizing his voice in my head when I was tempted to give up on someone or some endeavor believing it to be hopeless when it wasn't really.
To protect yourself from the miserable-Mike outlook, we've created this "10 Steps" course to overcome negativity.
What this "10 Steps to Overcome Negativity" course will do for you...
Each step on this course tackles one important facet of negative thinking in detail, with lots of thought-provoking information and tried and tested exercises to help you get an understanding of how your own thought processes and reactions have been shaped and what you can, practically, do about it.
And to ensure these new perspectives sink in, each step includes a carefully selected audio hypnosis section to help you more easily absorb and integrate new behavior patterns and helpful mental attitudes that will benefit every aspect of your life. You can relax and absorb the material over time making it naturally yours, as your mother tongue that you learned to speak fluently without even realizing it.The 10 Steps
How to see how you're doing - the Progress Checker
We've put the material in this course together very carefully to make it as easy as possible for you to use, and to review as often as you need. Each Step provides you with vital information, tips, exercises and information about related material.
Each Step includes a Progress Checker sheet. The Progress Checker makes a number of statements on the topic covered in that Step, and asks you to indicate how true these statements are when applied to you, giving you a clear and simple way to monitor your progress.
Uncover what you're really capable of
Negativity seeps into us until it affects everything we see, think and do. Which is why a comprehensive solution is required to tackle this pernicious problem for good. Get started on your path to positivity and potential today - just download the course below and you're on your way. Good luck!
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These 10-step courses are the self-help equivalent of a series of hypnotherapy sessions, covering every related area to the main issue to ensure that change is complete, permanent and fully integrated across all areas of your life.
Each course contains a downloadable pdf workbook written by Hypnosis Downloads co-founder Mark Tyrrell, with a chapter dedicated to each download and how to get the most from it. Each chapter also has a progress indicator chart for you to measure your progress, supporting resources and new perspectives on the topic covered by the download. Taking one of these 10-step hypnosis courses is a serious commitment, but one which will make a serious difference in your life...