12 Ways to Stop Negative People from Sapping Your Energy
We all have that one negative person in our lives who we can’t seem to shake. Here are 12 ways to stop them from sucking out your happy soul.
When doing research for this piece, I came across a really interesting urban term used to describe negative people. They are known as “energy vampires.” I absolutely loved it, as it perfectly describes a negative person who saps all of your energy.
I’m sure you know at least one energy vampire. To be honest, I know several, but have learned to keep them at bay. I have my own problems to deal with and honestly don’t have the time to mess with their drama.
Negative Nancy, negative Ned
The thing about having a negative person in your life is that, besides the obvious negativity, they’re also attention seekers. They somehow revel in the fact that they can rub others the wrong way simply by being themselves. I’m generalizing here, but hey—that’s the pattern I’ve noticed.