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Negative People

3 Ways To Ward Off Toxic People | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 01.11.2017 | OWN

You’ve seen these people. You’ve been around them. You may have even encountered them directly. They stand inside elevators, staring at you as you...

The Best Way To Deal With A Super-Negative Coworker

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 07.13.2016 | OWN

Every company in every industry has them: negative coworkers. When you interact with these types of colleagues, their dispirited attitudes and all-aro...

There's No Need To Fear Other People's 'Bad Energy,' Says Psychic

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 06.28.2016 | OWN

Call it bad energy, call it a negative vibe. Whatever you call it, we've all dealt with people whose awful attitudes seem to sour our own moods -- but...

6 Traits Of People Who Could Be Sabotaging Your Life

Dr. Phil | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Power begins with having a crystal-clear view of reality and what each and every person in your life is driven by. That will take a bit of a “wake-u...

7 Reasons Why You Actually Need Negative People In Your Life

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 04.09.2015 | Comedy

If you live your life according to inspirational quotes on Pinterest, you probably think that putting up with negative people is toxic to your well-be...

4 Ways to Cope When You're Around Unhappy People

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 03.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

In the midst of easily picking up on all these different vibes that others are giving off, it can be easy to get caught up in other people's not-so-pleasant emotions.

The Most Powerful Way To Respond To Negative People

OWN | Posted 06.30.2015 | OWN

Most families have at least one relative whose modus operandi is to shoot people down. While your best approach may be avoidance, there are certain ti...

It's Really Not You, It's Them

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

When you surround yourself with passionate, positive and inspired individuals, there is nowhere to go but up. These people are possibility thinkers, idea generators and love to give and receive support.

WATCH: How To Handle Debbie Downers

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

In this video, I share Dr. Christiane Northrup's tip and offer you the opportunity to test drive this exercise in your own relationships.

Why Toxic People Aren't All Bad

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

We do not become the people who this world needs simply by turning our backs on anyone we don't like, trust, or deem healthy enough to be in our presence. No, in fact, those are exactly the people we need to let into our lives. Not just for their sake, but for ours.

13 Ways To Limit Negativity In Your Life

Ora Nadrich | Posted 02.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Ora Nadrich

By making a conscious decision to live your life with less negativity in it, you become the arbiter of what you let in and what you don't. We always have a choice as to how we want to live our life and what kind of quality we want it to have.

Fight The Fearmongers!

Kaylee Scottaline | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Kaylee Scottaline

While we should certainly be there as a shoulder to lean on for our friends and family in need, when there are people who only bring negativity into our lives, it's time to start reconsidering why they're in our lives at all.

I'm Feeling Great. Why Is She Hatin'?

Lori Bryant Woolridge | Posted 11.20.2011 | Black Voices
Lori Bryant Woolridge

Through the years, there have been occasions when the folks I thought had my back were some of the first to prick the bubble and let the air out of my excitement. Today, it is an annoyance that I've learned to ignore. Long ago, I learned never to give anyone the power to steal my joy.

Is Your Mother-In-Law Negative? 5 Ways To Stop Getting Drained Dry

Deborah King | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah King

When you get caught up with any of these folks, it's hard for you to stay in balance. You get exhausted whenever you're with them.

Managing Modern Negativity With Ancient Wisdom

Jay Michaelson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jay Michaelson

Okay, so it feels good to say "all is one" in the yoga studio. But during the other hours of the day, aren't we all behaving as if it's you versus me, in a dog-eat-dog world?