Everyone wants to be successful and happy these days, but there are so many things that prevent us from being happy. The truth is, we are the only ones that can decide whether to live a happy life or spend the life doing things that make us unhappy. You will never become successful if you don’t learn how to be happy. It’s hard to learn to ignore negativity, stereotypes, and naysayers, but it’s extremely important. Don’t be afraid to go against the grain to make a difference by doing things your own way. Here are a few things you should ignore if you want to be a happy and successful person.