51 Negative Thoughts Quotes: Uplift Your Employees’ Motivational Level At Work

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Published on 15 February, 2022

Negative thoughts can be dangerous, leaving one uninspired and unmotivated at work. Unraveling tension and stress from work or home space often leads to negative thinking. But keeping it at bay is a real task for everyone.

How It Impacts ?

Negativity provokes poor mental health, dismantles inner peace, and affects healthy emotions. It can off-balance productivity, seed absenteeism, and contribute to poor well-being. However, you can always motivate your employees to foster positive thoughts and lead a healthy life by;

  • Encouraging them to engage in physical activities
  • Take up mindfulness meditation sessions
  • Provide counseling and therapies
  • Offer corporate wellness solutions

You can provide your employees the experience of Vantage Fit, an all-in-one corporate wellness solution. With Vantage Fit, enhance your employee’s motivation level, physical health, and fitness along with mental and spiritual well-being. Positive thinking can always overshadow negativity with good practices using the right health and wellness platform.

Related: 10 Significant Benefits of Positive Emotion in Corporate Wellness

51 Negative Thoughts Quotes That Can Affect Employees Overall Well-being

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Believing in negative thoughts is the single greatest obstruction to success. ―Charles F. Glassman

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The term naysayers is how I refer to the people and social forces who tap into negative thinking and undermine your belief in your own ability to create holistic wealth. ―Keisha Blair

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It’s hard to stop negative thoughts, but it is not impossible. You just need to shift your focus to positive thoughts and avoid going down the spiral of negativity and self-pity. ―Dee Waldeck

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Thoughts are fluid, the negative ones can always flow out and positive ones can flow in. ―Skylar Sustin

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Negative thinking is the only problem in life.― Sachin Ramdas Bharatiya

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I know it's hard to think positive when the negative is all around but you have to try don't give up the fight before you have even begun it. ― Christina Casino

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Just as negative beliefs at some point entered your subconscious mind, and began to subtly shape your lives, new, positive beliefs can also be “planted” there: beliefs that will gradually begin to improve your behavior, your thinking, the way you feel, and thus, your life. –David Bolton

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Be careful not to let a negative social media life attract you to a dark way of thinking. ―Germany Kent

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You think you're lost. You think you're headed for disaster. But this isn't true. Quiet your mind. Be patient. Let go. ―Brittany Burgunder

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Negative self-talk or self-pity is so deep-rooted in us that, for some, they find it hard to see anything positive. ―Dee Waldeck

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If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought. –Peace Pilgrim

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Negative thinking limits our understanding. ―Bert McCoy

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It only takes one negative comment to kill a dream. -Unknown

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Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise. –Kobe Bryant

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Our spirit requires freedom in every area of our lives. The barriers that stop our soul from free expression are doubt, guilt, resentment, and thoughts of lack or limitation. ―Hina Hashmi

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I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened. –Mark Twain

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We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war but the positive affirmation of peace. –Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings and emotions. –Will Smith

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It is not always possible to do away with negative thinking, but with persistence and practice, one can gain mastery over them so that they do not take the upper hand. ―Stephen Richards

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If you are positive, you’ll see opportunities instead of obstacles. ― Widad Akrawi

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What vulnerabilities do we have and what can we do to minimize them, to get around them, to survive them—and give ourselves a better chance to win?―Bob Knight

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Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power. -Shirley MacLaine

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Negativity is an addiction to the bleak shadow that lingers around every human form--you can transfigure negativity by turning it toward the light of your soul. -John O'Donohue

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Negativity is like a poison that can spread faster than a virus. - Unknown

Quotes To Overcome Negative Thoughts

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Start thinking positively. You will notice a difference. Instead of “I think I’m a loser,” try “I definitely am a loser.” Stop being wishy-washy about things! How much more of a loser can you be if you don’t even know you are one? Either you are a loser or you are not. Which is it, stupid? ― Ellen DeGeneres

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Whatever you do, good or bad, people will always have something negative to say. –W.H. Auden

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Being miserable is a habit; being happy is a habit, and the choice is yours. –Tom Hopkins

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Don’t let people pull you into their storm. Pull them into your peace. – Kimberly Jones

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The less you respond to negative people the more peaceful your life will become. -Unknown

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Positive anything is better than negative nothing. –Elbert Hubbard

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Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses. –Alphonse Karr

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Positive thinkers think and talk continually about solutions, and negative thinkers continually talk and think about problems. Keep your mind solution-focused rather than problem-focused. –Brian Tracy

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There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative. –W. Clement Stone

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A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. –Winston Churchill

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Always be positive, look at the positive side of any circumstance you face. You only have two options. If you don’t fill your mind with positive thoughts, it will be filled with negative thoughts instead. –Abder-Rahman Ali

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Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will. –Zig Ziglar

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Your thoughts carry you wherever you want to go. Weak thoughts don’t have the energy to carry you far! ―Israelmore Ayivor

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Our beliefs about what we are and what we can be precisely determine what we can be. ―Tony Robbins

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The darkness, the loop of negative thoughts on repeat, clamours and interferes with the music I hear in my head. -Lady Gaga

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I'm confident in all my fights. You have to be. You have to put any negative thoughts aside. -Andy Ruiz Jr.

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Every professional athlete has fear, doubts and negative thoughts. But people expect you to just ignore them and move forward. -Dutee Chand

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My psychologist told me I have to control my emotions and be more positive. She's taught me to stop the negative thoughts during the matches with some exercises. That's helped me make an improvement. -Simona Halep

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It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts. -Robert H. Schuller

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We've already been reincarnated about a million times, maybe. It doesn't make sense any other way. -Willie Nelson

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The wagon won’t go far if the horse ain’t your friend. -Unknown

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We need to make sure we're all working together to change mindsets, to change attitudes, and to fight against the bad habits that we have as a society. -Justin Trudeau

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There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative. -W. Clement Stone

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No matter how good you are, someone is always going to be against you. But never let them be the limit of your success. -Terry Mark

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When you complain, you make yourself into a victim. When you speak out, you are in your power. So change the situation by taking action or by speaking out if necessary or possible; leave the situation or accept it. All else is madness. -Eckhart Tolle

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Negative people need drama like oxygen. Stay positive, it will take their breath away. -Unknown

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The only way to overcome negative thoughts is by accepting negativity but not letting it overpower you. -Unknown

This article is written by Parismita Goswami who is a content writer and marketer at Vantage Circle. A feverish poet and cinephile with an intense taste for music, specifically rock, she has the heart of an explorer, learner, and is a lover of the Himalayas. To get in touch, reach out to editor@vantagecircle.com

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