New brain science shows that constant exposure to complaining will reinforce negative thinking and behavior.
It’s hard to stay positive in such a toxic environment, but you know you’ve got to do it for your sanity and effectiveness.
Three steps will get you there:
Step 1: Reclaim the way you interpret and react to situations.
Step 2: Create insights that separate successful people from the rest. You can position yourself to recognize and respond to good ideas.
Step 3: Proceed in ways that will turn your ideas into actions.
— Adapted from Three Simple Steps, Trevor Blake, BenBella Books.