- Firstly, how do you frame negativity in a way that keeps your mindset focused?
- Secondly, a favorite of Justin Woolf’s (Mentor within the SFM community); “How can I use this as an opportunity to grow?”
- And finally, how to use that negativity to actually INCREASE your effectiveness towards what you want to achieve.
How can I use this?
So to wrap the last two points up, the way that we frame an experience and the way we use that experience, has an impact on 2 things: Our mindset in this moment, and our belief of who we are moving forwards.
Our mindset in this moment directly impacts how effective and happy we are right now, and our belief of who we are moving forwards obviously affects how effective we are able to be in the future. If we believe that we’re someone who is hurt by the opinions of others, or influenced to stay in our shells because we’re scared of what others think… Then we’re not going to be able to overcome these challenges and grow past our current capabilities.
However if we believe that we’re someone who isn’t affected by the negative opinions of others, and if we believe that we’re adaptive enough to not take it personally, our belief lets us use future experiences like this to our advantage.
Stuart really wraps up this whole concept and much more, in the video below. If the message above makes sense, this video will definitely add to that tenfold. Enjoy: