Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Accepting Negativity

I've had my fair share of negativity.

Especially throughout my teens! I don't know what it was, but somehow I found myself being the object of attack when it came to teenage boys. I was never bullied at school, but there would always be a group of (putting it politely) knobheads who would never leave me alone. Constant abuse, anonymous comments on Formspring (definitely don't miss that site) and sniggering down the school hallway.

''One-half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other'' - Jane Austen, Emma

I soon realised that the minute they chose me as their entertainment, they were beneath me. And while boys wouldn't dare give me trouble now, I still get the odd bit of negativity trying to pull me down.

Sadly, as much as we sprout on about girl power and supporting one another, that just simply isn't the case in real life. Girls can be so evil, as well as bitchy. I should know, I can sometimes be! But what I am sick to the back teeth of is negative, jealous people who hate you for doing what you love.

As much as I get so much positivity in response to my blog, I know there are people out there, whether they're ex-friends or people who just dislike me for no reason, who are bound to be bitching.

Do you know what? If you asked me 5 years ago if negativity affected me, I would be too timid to answer. Now? I DONT CARE. I couldn't care less if you have an opinion about me or my life choices. Granted, I care enough to write a blog post about it, but this is just a little reminder to you...

Funnily enough, it always tends to come from those who are less successful or are missing something in their own life. I may put myself out into the world on a daily basis, but the positivity I get back is far stronger than a negative comment some loser makes. I love writing, and I am even fortunate enough to work as a writer for a living. It's been a special few years for me, and I couldn't feel more blessed if I tried.

I have learned to love and accept negativity. 

I ask you, haters, what are you going to do to make your mark in the world? I make people feel. I can change someone's emotion with a sentence.

What's going to go on your gravestone while you sit on your arse at your shitty job, bitching about me? 

'They were great at answering the phone' 

Maybe if you're lucky it'll say

'Makes a great cuppa' 

Mine is going to say something a lot more meaningful, I'll promise you that. I may even write it myself.

Or will you eventually quit your day job and become a full-time venom spitter? At least you'll be good at it, right?

My advice to everyone is to just focus on you. Who cares what anyone else is doing as long as it doesn't affect you negatively. Let's pull each other up rather than knocking one another down. It's draining, boring and a waste of time.

No one is going to tear me down for doing what I love. Don't let anyone do the same to you. If you have a passion for something, you are more than lucky. Let's spend our time on earth appreciating and enjoying everything that comes our way.

As for the rest of you?

Eat shit. 



  1. Perfect words as always ❤️

  2. You are actually wonderful.
    This whole post made me wanna shout "Fuck yeaaaah!".

    Louisa x