November 19, 2013 – The Whining Disaster: Whining is chronic complaining, a pattern of negative communication. It brings down the mood of everyone within earshot. It can hold whiners back at work and keep them stuck in a problem, rather than working to identify a solution. It can be toxic to relationships.
How do you get someone to stop the constant griping? The answer is simple, but not always easy: Don’t listen to it. Tell the whiner, “Would you want to hang out with yourself, if you had to listen to your constant griping and complaining?”
A loving person sees a loving world, while a negative person sees a negative world and responds accordingly. Which one are you? Which one would you rather be?
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