Negative Experiences: Stick Like Velcro Or Glide Off Like Teflon?

“We are human, which means we tend to internalize negative experiences, ruminate over them, and allow them to alter our mood and outlook while brushing over the positive incidents,” writes leadership expert and TC alumna Ruth Gotian (EdD ’17) in Forbes. “What if instead of allowing these negative thoughts to stick to us like velcro, we let them glide off of us like Teflon?”

https://www.forbes.com/sites/ruthgotian/2021/06/29/negative-experiences-stick-like-velcro-or-glide-off-like-teflon/?sh=50f1af022819

What if instead of allowing negative experiences to stick to us like velcro, we let them glide off of us like Teflon?