HATERS, HATERS, GO AWAY

You want to know the easiest way to overcome your haters? The secret to maximum hate deflection? Okay, get ready. This is really big. Seriously, this is some top-secret, high-level information. The secret is . . . to ignore them. I know, I know. I can practically hear your confused and disappointed groans from here. The old just-ignore-them routine isn’t exactly new advice, and I know that diffusing negativity isn’t always as easy as that. Humans, after all, aren’t heartless robots. Whether we like it or not, all of us are emotionally affected by hurtful, inflammatory remarks…Realize that haters want your attention. People make mean and negative comments to get a rise out of their target; realizing this is half the battle. It’s a little clichéd, but it’s still true: ignoring your detractors is a surefire way to drain them of their hater power. Ignore them, and watch as they vaporize into wisps of grumpiness.