Mela Habijan Shares Her Tips on How to Overcome Negativity

Everyone experiences negative thinking from time to time. However, for some, especially those who have low self-esteem and/or struggle with depression, overcoming negative thinking can be a massive and difficult task.

Your mental attitude determines how you perceive the world. If that attitude is primarily negative, it can have consequences for everything, including health, career, family, etc. Furthermore, negative thinking can have a domino effect, attracting even more negative thinking. Here are a few tips we learned about shutting out negativity from The Creative Talk Podcast‘s episode featuring Miss Trans Global 2020, host, activist, and content creator Mela Habijan:


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1. Practice saying positive things

Saying positive things about yourself, your colleagues and your work activities can influence your overall state of mind.

2. Avoid negative people

Negativity can be contagious, so keeping as much distance as possible from negative coworkers and acquaintances can influence your own mood.

3. Practice reevaluating negative thoughts

Consciously try to rethink negative thoughts and discover the positive aspects of the events that created them.

Watch a snippet of the podcast episode below, hosted by Jan Santos:

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