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It's primarily about learning to differentiate between the opinions you should consider and the ones you should ignore.
You'll always run into negative people, so the best thing you ca...
... before you assume they are being negative.
By spending a little time figuring out how they usually are (if they are optimistic, pessimistic or pragmatic), you will be able to differentiate between the times that they are just being themselves versus the times that they may be recognizing something truly noteworthy.
Just because a person's a pessimist doesn't mean they're not right. And an easy way to figure if their advice is worth following is to simply ask around and figure out if a consensus exists that falls in line with the person's view.
If it's a unanimous opinion, then perhaps that person isn't as pessimistic as you think, and you should consider their advice.