be good to people, and don’t forget you’re people, too.

In our every day life we are surrounded by diverse selection of people. Some of the people we deal with daily are a joy to be with, and their loving presence supports and encourages us as a human being. Others may have the opposite effect, draining us of our energy, making us exhausted. Our well-being can be easily influenced by those around us. Every move we make has an effect that touches all the people around us. When we share a lot of life with another person, we often pick up on their energy, feelings their feels and adapting to them daily. [ whether me mean to or not ] Moods and feelings are often contagious from one another. People have a huge impact on our lives, and are a main factor of how we feel and what we do. [ try thinking about people you’re spending your time with the same way you think about what you eat and how you’re exercising. ] Think about it; when you are surrounded with good people, you are surrounded by life. You become less stressed and find more joy in the daily aspects of life with good people in hand. [ today, make the commitment to start taking more time to spend with the good people in your life. You won’t regret it. ]

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By all means, people can be parasites and suck the life out of you. They can suck your happiness, energy and real life appeal away. You can put spending time with these life suckers in the same category as eating chips in your bed. [ a good idea until after the fact. ]

What makes someone a “good” person to invest your time with? “Good people” are heroes in disguise, they aren’t saints, and they don’t need to be. They might spend their winter holidays helping others who need the extra help, or they simply may encourage you to create a more healthier lifestyle for yourself. The good people you are looking for are positive, happy people that help you develop your life positively. They can be every where; family, friends, coworkers, regular customers at work or guests. These people are the people that will inspire you to be a better person, provide you with motivation to achieve your goals, and empower you to make the changes you need to succeed. They cheer you on your successes.

In your workplace, the good people tend to be the productive type; organized, create a routine and stick to it, and are not easily distracted from the end goal. All this while helping you as well to be as productive. We can surround ourselves with good people at work, but we choose from those people who we let into our personal lives

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Good’ does NOT mean having similarities, and it is important to remind yourself of this. Too much of the same things can obstruct your growth. You want to have some diversity in others and  arguments. You should have the eagerness to soak up knowledge, [ every day you can learn something new if you open up your mind ] opening your mind to different perspectives can help you with that.

Think about all the people you spend the most time with, talk with and partner with everyday in everything you do.

Are you happy?

How does being with certain people effect your life?

Do they make you feel like you have what it takes to reach your goals?

Do you feel like you have their support?

Do you feel happy after spending time with them?

If your all around answer was ‘yes’ to these questions, then you are probably already surrounded by the good people you need in life.

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    “Surround yourself with people who make you happy. People who make you laugh, who help you when you’re in need. People who genuinely care. They are the ones worth keeping in your life. Everyone else is just passing through.”

– Karl Marx

When we think more in depth about the people we connect with, it becomes easier for us to work toward filling our lives with people who help us to build healthy and positive relationships. All we need to do is consider how other people make us feel. Evaluating the people we spend the most time with; this allows us to see if they add something constructive to, or subtract from, our lives. We will find that the moment we are honest with ourselves about our own feelings, the more candid we can be with others about how they make us feel. [ some people needs to hear it ] This may entail some drastic changes to our life, it can bring about a personal transformation that can truly empower us. Since the decision to live our lives more truthfully and honestly will help us making our lives be full of greater happiness in the long run.

People are so different from one to the next. There are things that make you happy that might not make me happy. Your idea of support may differ from the next person’s. The key is finding the people that are good for you. Like attracts like. You must give off positive vibes and be confident in how you portray yourself and your motto. BE YOURSELF; you attract better people for your life when they know the whole and real YOU; the whole you. This all can lead you to the people that are right for you. Bringing your [ mental and emotional ] guard into everything can get you walking right into a brick wall. You may also need to know and learn the power of forgiveness. Bitterness only multiplies and attracts more bitterness and unhappiness, let the negativity go!

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When we surround ourselves with positive people, we are making an attempt to clear away the negativity that exists around us and create more room to welcome encouraging and refreshed energy. Doing this, not only enhances our lives, but it also helps us in finding supportive and healing growth, understanding and finding love for ourselves; as well as those we care about. Choose your friends with care, they truly create the atmosphere in which you will either thrive or wilt. Give everyone the opportunity to be a friend, but share your dreams and goals only with those who value them as much as you do. It’s worth the time it may take to consciously surround yourself with people who can create greatness for themselves as well as those around them.

♥♥

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