Today on the blog I wanted to talk about getting over negativity and not letting various outliers in life get you in a negative mindset. Being able to push past the negative thoughts, doubts and personal problems we may be experiencing at the time and focusing on ourselves and our work is vital to achieving success.
The bottom line is EVERYONE makes mistakes.
No matter how long you have been doing something, you are going to make mistakes from time to time. It is so easy to get down on ourselves and beat ourselves up for the mistakes we make. I do it, more often than I would like to admit and this only prohibits us from being our best selves. After all, we are our own worst critics and we need to believe in ourselves instead of putting ourselves down.
I want to share with you what I have learned that has helped me turn negativity into productivity.
When you make a mistake it is important to realize what caused it. What could you have done to prevent that mistake from happening? Sometimes things happen that are out of our control, that we beat ourselves up over and that make us feel terrible. Sometimes another person’s negative attitude can bring us down or hurt us. So how do we get over it and turn this mindset into something positive that allows us to remain productive? Well, In situations like this, instead of letting your core get rattled, think of what you can do to let yourself shine past the thing that is bringing you down. Remember that the only person you can be sure to influence is yourself, so let go of the negativity and focus on YOU. Focus on being the best version of yourself.
If we own our mistakes and even what we may consider to be failures, remembering that we cannot change what has happened and concentrate on the future, then we can become in control of negative circumstances. Growing each day as stronger individuals and as the talented entrepreneurs that we are.
Learning from these bumps in the road are what make us stronger. The next time you let negative thoughts or negative people get in your head, remember to rise above it and move past it. You just have to believe in yourself.
Interview shot by: Jairo Brito
Video editing by: Jairo Brito