Don't Let People Bring You Down
Don't let people bring you down, don't let negative outlooks from others ruin your day. There
are many people who are anything but positive. How do you overcome this? Read these poems for thoughts on how to overcome the influence of negative people.
People all around us influence our day. But, the good news is we have a choice whether we ourselves remain positive or negative.
For a successful and happier life being positive is always better. Never be influenced by negativity. Find the good in every
When you look at the life of a person who sees the negative the majority of the time, you will find a life filled with unhappiness and discontent. Whereas positive people
look for the good in life, they find it each and every day. They are happier and more content! Which would you rather be?
Krista Regedanz in her book, 5 Ways to Combat Job Burnout, writes "If your morning drive to the office finds you discouraged by listening to negative morning news, consider creating a new environment
by listening to your favorite music or to inspirational talks." And one of our favorite thoughts is from Theodore W. Higginsworth, who said, "Be the person who is positive and allows others to shine Stay clear of the people who habitually whine!"
Short Poems / Inspirational Poems
/ Don't Let People Bring You Down - related: Keep Your Head Up Quotes
Don't Let People
Poet: Julie Hebert, ©2015
Our lives are full of negative thoughts,
Not just from you or me.
But many people around us,
I’m sure you will agree.
That man at the grocery store,
Who doesn’t like his job,
That lady down the street from us,
Who acts just like a snob.
Your relative who calls you every day,
With nothing but complaints.
The driver in the car in front,
Who drives nothing like a saint.
There are lots of people here and there,
That let off a negative vibe.
Keep them far from your good vibes,
That is what I would prescribe.
Surround yourself with positivity,
In what you do each day.
And soon you see the strength you have,
To keep negativity away.
No More Unhappy People
by Catherine Pulsifer, © 2015
There are many people in life,
That try and bring you down.
These people are very selfish,
And enjoy making you frown.
And then there are others,
Who don't even see what they do.
They unintentionally do certain things,
That has an effect on you.
The problem with all these people,
Is it's the same every time.
You feel yourself getting madder,
And forget they're not worth a dime.
Why do we let them do this,
Every time they are around.
We need to start remembering,
That it's our choice to put on the frown.
And more importantly, there are others,
Who are kind and sweet and smart.
These are the people we should be around,
It's time to make a new start.
Let's stop letting certain people,
Get the best of who we are.
They don't deserve our feelings,
Our tears or words by far.
We don't need them in our lives,
But if they have to be.
I'll hold my head up high,
And not let them get to me.
We will focus on the good,
And all the loving people.
It's time we honor those,
And life will be more peaceful!
by Andrii Sedniev
Positive people have
Positive expectations in their lives
And most of their days are successful.
Negative people have
Negative expectations in their lives
And most of their days are unsuccessful.
When The Whole World Is Wrong
Poet: Ted Hart
There are days when we feel that the whole world is wrong,
That living is vain and empty of song.
There are moments in life that seem dull and gray;
The clouds are o'erhanging, the sun's gone away.
There are hearts that are weary and freighted with pain;
The load seems so heavy, the road is not plain.
Each bundle of nerves feels the weight of the tread;
All burdens thus borne lie heavy as lead.
We wake in the morning with feeble resolve;
Incentive is lame - no wish to evolve!
The doctor comes in and leaves his advice;
The pills from the drugshop are used once or twice.
A cold in the chest, a pain in the eye -
They cling with a fervor - we're ready to die!
We feel that the game is a hard one to play,
With one constant longing to turn night to day.
And when the day comes, we're fully bent
On howling and growling o'er the money that's spent!
We whine and we pine when our health is secure;
We ponder and wonder how long we'll endure!
If vision were brighter and hearts could feel lighter -
When things are awry, distorted, and tighter
Than money in markets when panic prevails.
How little we'd feel of our oft-seeming ails!
We live but a while, and we might as well smile,
If up on the heights or down amid trial.
Our days will be long, our hearts will be strong,
E'en though for a moment the whole world is wrong!
Choice Is Yours
Poet: Catherine Pulsifer
Other people will influence you
It may change what you say and do.
And others may love you so
Around them, you are never low.
Other people help you out
And take away your doubt.
And you will find those who teach
And help put our goals within our reach.
But, then there are those who bring us down
Around them, you feel like you could drown
Those who criticize and complain about you
Can make you feel oh, so blue.
Surround yourself with those who uplift
And you will find your attitude will shift
Encouragement and support you will find
Surround yourself with this kind!
Life is too short to feel down
Fill your life with smiles, not frowns.
The people that you surround yourself with
Can be a downer or be a gift.
The choice is yours to make
What is important is to realize what is at stake.
Happiness and contentment can be found
By the people in life you surround.
Don't Be Defeated By Others
Poet: Catherine Pulsifer
Don't be defeated by what others think
You know your goals and your plan
With the action you take, you will not sink.
Keep your attitude on "I Can."
Sometimes jealousy you will find
What you have, people wish for
But don't let that put you in a bind
And don't let that make you feel sore.
Stay focused on your goals
Taking action each day
Feel sorry for those poor souls
Don't let others move you sideways.
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