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Energy Vampires

What you will get: A reminder about energy vampires.


Energy Vampires Do Exist!


And what’s more.


They don’t just come out on Halloween.


They are everywhere. Every day.


Trying to suck away your life blood.
Trying to crush your enthusiasm.
Trying to belittle your new ideas.


And what are some of the typical things energy vampires will say to you?


“It’s just not realistic”
“It won’t work”
“I thought you were supposed to be the emotional intelligence expert”
“I think it’s a crazy idea”
“What about the money?”
“It’s not responsible”
“It’s just not you”
“Do you remember when you failed before?”


And then other times…


They say nothing.


It’s their body language which says it all.


Or maybe just that negative “aura” that hangs around them, trying to seep it’s way under your skin like a chilling moorland mist.


Now you and I know…


That energy vampires are not bad people, right?


They weren’t born negative, cynical and unhappy.


Some things happened to them in their lives that they allowed to influence the way they see the world.


But remember it’s not your job to save them.


And what’s more…


It’s not even your job to waste your time with them. Because if you do, that life-sucking force they emit will start to drain your energy.


So why not take some time this Halloween to think about who the energy vampires are in your life. And then, think about who the energy-givers are.


The positive.
The energized.
The optimists.


And then make a plan to minimize time with the vampires and maximize time with the energy givers.


And don’t forget…


It’s not just people you know who can act as energy vampires.


The media does a pretty good job of trying to feed people with negative energy too.


So why not take a bad news holiday too?


I’m off to spend my time with all the amazing energy givers I know and to say goodbye to the energy vampires for good.


How about you?


To your success.








Steve Neale
“Europe’s Leading Expert on Personal and Professional Growth”


Psychologist, Executive Coach, EI Practitioner, Award Winning Trainer, International Author, Psychodynamic Therapist, Hypnotherapist, Mindfulness Instructor, International Speaker, Creator of the LPS, Creator of the Accredited Masters in High-Performance Leadership

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