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Negative Thinking

Is Positivity Dangerous for Us?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 05.20.2016 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

Want to be happier, healthier, richer, sexier, or more powerful? According to many of the headlines all around us, all you need to do is to think and act more positively.

To the Young Woman....

Jenny Berk | Posted 05.03.2016 | Women
Jenny Berk

To the young woman checking herself out in the window at that restaurant today... pushing in your tummy, with a furtive sideways glance, critical, judging of yourself. You are beautiful, always have been, always will. You don't know it; you don't even see it.

The Most Life-Threatening Addiction, Ever

Linda Ford | Posted 05.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Ford

Trying to "clean out" and change myself, can sometimes feel as if I'm trying to wash coal. It's a frustrating process that requires focus, diligence, and persistent persistence, and I sometimes wonder if I'm ever really breaking the habit of being my old negative self.

Planting Positive Thoughts Can Transform Your Life

Lisa Rosas | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Rosas

Are you unconsciously running from job to job or relationship to relationship? What would it look like if you were excited about your life, others and your work? Passion is contagious. How would you then affect others coming from an excited state of being?

Are You Addicted to Suffering and Struggle?

Anna Anderson | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Anna Anderson

The most profound "aha" moment in my research and work in the personal development space over the past decades was when my intuitive suspicion and a v...

5 Thoughts to Stop Thinking So You Can Have Your Best Life

Daniella Whyte | Posted 04.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Daniella Whyte

So, since you should want to think positive thoughts, here are five common thoughts that you need to stop thinking so you can have your best life.

8 Ways To Lean Into Negative Thoughts For Kids

Renee Jain | Posted 03.31.2016 | Parents
Renee Jain

Let us teach our children to sit with the discomfort of negative feelings in order to listen to their important messages.

Is Your Mind Getting Fat?

Christine Hassler | Posted 03.24.2016 | Women
Christine Hassler

If you were attempting to release weight, decreasing your portions of high-calorie food while increasing your consumption of nutritional veggies and fruits would be an effective strategy. Imagine the benefits of applying the same principle of portion control to your thoughts!

The Power of Forgiveness

Jim Fannin | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Jim Fannin

My Father and Uncle finally became good friends after they left my grandfather's gravesite. They spoke often. They met often. They forgave each other. I still can see them holding hands, as if they were kids again. They were brothers. They loved each other. They embraced forgiveness.

Why the First Thought Is Bullsh*t

Amy Steinberg | Posted 03.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Steinberg

My first thought, especially in a sticky situation, can be really negative. I am not enough. Of course this is happening, because I am not enough. ...

How to Break Anxiety's Power Over You and Enjoy Your Life Again

Lynn Hauka | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Lynn Hauka

When you befriend your anxiety you free up all the energy you once used trying to shove it away. And so you'll feel lighter and more vibrant because you won't be constantly on guard wondering when the fear will ambush you, grab you by the throat, and choke the joy from your life.

8 Things to Give Up in 2015

Tandy Elisala | Posted 12.28.2015 | Women
Tandy Elisala

As 2015 comes to a close, it's always the time of year when we look at what we accomplished throughout the year, what we didn't accomplish, where we want to focus next year and how we can lift our life to greatness!

The Only Useless Emotion

Kaila Proulx | Posted 12.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Kaila Proulx

Let it come and go through your life, but don't let it stop you from truly living. Like thoughts, shame only has power based on our reaction to it. Otherwise it is just another emotion. A side effect of being human.

Top 5 Reasons Customers Churn

John Rampton | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
John Rampton

Have you calculated your customer retention rate lately? Because all data points in one direction: your business' most profitable source of long-term revenue isn't new customers. It's keeping and maximizing the ones you already have.

10 Reasons You're Not Rich

Steve Siebold | Posted 11.11.2015 | Business
Steve Siebold

Everyone says they want more money, but it's impossible to acquire more money until you realize what's holding you back. Once you can recognize the negative thoughts, beliefs and philosiphies that you've probably had most of your life about money, only then is it possible to start earning more.

5 Hurdles Keeping You From Fully Living Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 11.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kimanzi Constable

"Living" will not mean the same thing for everyone reading this. Some may want to be a parent; others may want to travel the world experiencing new cultures. Whatever "truly living" means to you, it's time to stop suppressing that little voice.

If at First You Don't Succeed, Weed Out the Negatives in Your Approach

Noelle Nelson | Posted 10.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Noelle Nelson

Often, we are so caught up in our desire to see a certain result happen, that we completely forget to notice the approach we're using. If your heart and soul are genuinely into whatever you're trying to accomplish and it's not happening, look at your approach, the "how" you're going about it to get the "what" you want.

Moving From Stories to a Positive Reality

Susie Wolbe | Posted 10.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susie Wolbe

No one can be sure of what the future will bring. Know what you want from a situation, consider what you are willing to accept, and be willing to walk away from anything less. After all, life typically has something else in store for us, even when we least expect it.

When You Think Too Much

Linda Ford | Posted 10.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Ford

I remember once being coached by another coach (yes, even coaches get coached!), and I said something negative about my life situation. Her response t...

The Truth About Emotions and Your Health

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 10.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Carmen Harra

I hear more people confess to feeling depressed, anxious, isolated, or all of the above, now than ever before. This emotional discord within millions ...

Living in the Grey -- 7 Steps to Get Out of Negative Thinking

Mara Shapshay | Posted 10.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mara Shapshay

The answer like many people will tell you is NOT to just suddenly think positive. I've got decades of this old thinking going on and it's not going to be cleared up but just thinking positively. I have to work on it. I have to practice living in the grey.

What's Your Addiction?

Nancy Lang | Posted 09.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Nancy Lang

I hadn't eaten for 25 hours. Though not a religious person, I'd say I'm very spiritual. It was Yom Kippur, so in the spirit of tradition and self-refl...

The Ultimate Happiness Variable

Michael Neill | Posted 09.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

This is why to me the "ultimate" happiness variable is not in changing the content of our thoughts but rather in increasing the level of our understanding. To tweak an old proverb, it's the difference between changing our feeling in the moment and changing our relationship to our feelings for a lifetime.

No White Bears: How to Turn off Your Brain When it Counts

Hilary Achauer | Posted 09.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Hilary Achauer

I went surfing recently with my husband and some friends. After I caught a wave, I paddled back to the group and started talking about how my feet wer...

7 Types Of Thinking To Give Up Immediately

Susan Pearse | Posted 09.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Pearse

Your attention is limited and when it is soaked up with destructive or useless thinking, there is little left to give to the things that really matter. Give up these seven types of thinking patterns and see how your life benefits from living in the present moment.