Read This If Hateful People Get To You

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Do you ever get down when people are mean to you? When they’re just plain hateful? And do people get to you in some situations? If so, it’s time to stop permitting others to harm you. 

I’ve been blogging since 2015. During that time, I’ve received hundreds of nasty comments and emails. I’m not talking about people who give constructive feedback. Because I get that too.

And that’s one of my favorite things. Sometimes thoughtful people take the time to write back. I often learn from that and use the feedback to improve my articles. But I also get messages from people who are straight-up sour. One of my readers recently asked me about how I deal with those types of negative people:

“I recently started working. This is my first job and people are mean. I know you said in your books that external things should not matter to you and that you should let go of things that are out of your control. But it’s hard. I know I shouldn’t react but it still bothers me.”

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