So what can be done about it? What can be done to rectify the situation?
1) Learn how to recognize these Anacondas.
2) Step back and recognize the negative people, places, situations or environments that are dragging you down: that are inhibiting you from pursuing your dreams and achieving your true potential.
3) Then, once recognized, you need to take definitive action to ensure that you are not negatively impacted in the future.
The reality is that this means that you will have to makes some difficult decisions. You might need to distance yourself from so-called friends, colleagues, or even possibly a relative or family member who is holding you back.
You may need to change the environment in which you work or socialize because you need to stop these people and places from dragging you down: stop them from having such a negative psychological influence on you and your future. Such Anacondas need to be replaced by people or environments that are positive, encouraging and nurturing.
Additionally, you need to get rid of negative thoughts and phrases that are consistently going around in your head. Replace such “Negative Self-Talk” with “Positive Self-Talk,” encouraging thoughts, words and phrases that engender or revitalize positive thinking.
Practice repeating such words or phrases in your head so that you develop a habit of having positive thoughts that energize you and raise your aspirations.