If you want to know who the person is, look at his friends. I believe this notion is correct in every sense of the word. Our friends and associates mold us in more ways than we realize! if you hang around wise people somehow wisdom rubs off on to you and likewise hanging out with bad company will draw you to supposedly bad things.
“Do not be mislead: Bad character corrupts good character.” 1 Corinthians 15:33
When you intend to focus on building your life, you ought to associate with people who will encourage you to do so. Some people are poisonous, all they can think and talk about is always negative; you bring a business idea to them they will say it won’t work, they will always tell you about the risks and not opportunities. When you tell them your goals they will tell you how impossible it is for you to achieve such goals. You do not need such people in your life!
Achieving goals requires some encouragement from family, friends and people whom you are always around. If you surround yourself with people who don’t believe in your dreams, how can you expect them to encourage you to pursue them further? What we hear the most will be what we subconsciously believe; faith comes by hearing.
Sometimes it is okay to disassociate yourself with negative people just so you protect your dreams. If it means losing some negative friends do so, if it means exiting a social media group which has become toxic, then do so. After you exit, it may sting a bit but after some time it will be normal and you will even forget about it. It is better to walk alone than to keep bad company. You must guard your goals with jealousy, after-all they are the only hope you’ve got to a breakthrough.
Find positive people to hang around with, it may be hard to find such but social media can sometimes help; follow someone whose posts encourage you and keep people of that same energy around you. People with positive energy literally charges you to want better for your life. Search for motivational quotes and keep yourself energized towards your goals. Positive people will make you see yourself in a more positive light and they bring new possibilities to your goals journey.
The most important thing is to find yourself a mentor and learn as much as you possibly could from them. A mentor is a great tool to improve on your life and keep your life on track. A good mentor will show you where you need to improve and where you are doing well, they will also help to keep you focused on achieving your goals. They also help you learn how to do things yourself and a good mentor will be your cheerleader, everybody needs a cheerleader once a while.
Time for introspection, look into all your associations, which ones are beneficial and which are regressing your progress? Who are you holding on to, whom you have to let go? Sometimes loving some people at a distance is the best medicine. Learn to choose the people in your circles right, they can either accelerate or delay your progress on your goals.
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