Dealing With Negative People

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How to Survive the Attack of the Debbie Downers

I know negative reactions to your dreams feel deeply personal. I get it. But it says much more about the person saying those things than it does about you. Here's why. If someone is stuck in a situation that is dissatisfying to them and all of a sudden you're breaking free and following your dreams, what does that say about them? At least, that's what they're asking themselves.