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8 Secrets of “Lucky” Job-Seekers

Nina Kim | AllHealthcare

Don’t Be a Negative Nancy

Beware of luck-inhibiting emotions like resentment, anger, jealousy, or shyness. People are generally willing to help you, but showing these types of emotions will only get them running in the opposite direction. No one likes to be brought down by others.

Learn to control any negative emotions that arise. You’ll be more optimistic, confident, and extroverted — all qualities people find attractive.

“It is one thing to feel these negative emotions but another to show them,” says Raymond DePaulo, chair of psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and author of Understanding Depression. “If you recognize what triggers these emotions — recognize that you tend to get upset in these situations — you can take steps to defuse or overcome them before they are expressed.”

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