This is, in my opinion, the single biggest energy drain we can experience in our daily lives. And it can creep in and infest our spirits without us really noticing it, pinpointing it.
People who are negative can rob some of your energy too if you let them. There are a few actions you can take. Spend as little time as possible with negative people. Make a commitment to not engage with negative people. Don’t fight with them. Don’t expect better from them. Instead try to practice compassion for them. Maybe their negativity is a reflection of pain in their life. Focus on that when having to deal with them. Be kind and make it a point to spend time with positive people every day.