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The Best Way To Deal With A Super-Negative Coworker

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 07.13.2016 | OWN

Every company in every industry has them: negative coworkers. When you interact with these types of colleagues, their dispirited attitudes and all-aro...

How You Argue Could Make You Sick

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

New research from UC Berkeley and Northwestern University, based on how couples behave during conflicts, suggests outbursts of anger predict cardiovascular problems later in life.

There's No Need To Fear Other People's 'Bad Energy,' Says Psychic

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 06.28.2016 | OWN

Call it bad energy, call it a negative vibe. Whatever you call it, we've all dealt with people whose awful attitudes seem to sour our own moods -- but...

5 Quotes to Create a Positive Mindset During Negative Times

Adam Gilad | Posted 06.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Adam Gilad

Let's say it's been one of those days... You know what I'm talking about. One of those days where you've been happily living your life when out of n...

Be the Antidote

Sonja Mitrevska-Schwartzbach, BSN, RN, CCRN | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonja Mitrevska-Schwartzbach, BSN, RN, CCRN

Where positivity remains, love, peace, and acceptance are certain to follow. While hatred and negativity whisper in corners, encouragement and optimism make their presence known. So press forth. Walk on. Rise up. Stand tall. Toxic energy can only move outward: it makes no upward elevation.

Can't We All Just Get Along?

Jenna Brownson | Posted 05.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jenna Brownson

If you were paying attention in the spring of 1992, you probably remember this quote coming from the mouth of Rodney King. His broadcast appeal to the...

How to Grow a Thick Skin and Handle Criticism

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

First, how to deal with angry criticism. Someone is mad already and now they're letting you have it. What to do?

The Scientific Reason We Can't Get Enough 'Negative News'

OWN | Lynn Okura | Posted 04.21.2016 | OWN

If it bleeds, it leads. But why are we so fixated on the scary, awful, sensational news of the day? Journalist and psychologist Daniel Goleman explain...

Thank You for Unfriending Me...

Leigh M. Clark | Posted 03.18.2016 | Women
Leigh M. Clark

To the woman who unfriended me, thank you: For teaching me to rise above and preparing me for others with the same limiting beliefs. You're not alone, and lucky for me, neither am I. I believe that good does exist, and I plan to spend my lifetime proving it.

A Guide For Letting Go When You're Stuck On A Problem

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.17.2016 | Healthy Living

Feeling stressed? You're not alone. We all have a center of wisdom and balance within us, but sometimes life takes over and we can feel all over the p...

Negativity Breeds Negativity, Positivity Breeds Positivity

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 03.14.2016 | Politics
Stuart Muszynski

"Diversity of ideas makes us all wiser. True leadership is embracing those who disagree with you, as well." - "President" Frank Underwood, House of C...

5 Ways to Mindfully Handle Negative Comments

Steffi Erbilgin | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Steffi Erbilgin

Throughout my own process of dealing with these feeling I've discovered 5 ways in particular that have helped me mindfully deal with any negativity comments that come my way. My hope is that they're of help to you the next time you're in this situation.

The GOP's Nattering Nabobs of Negativism

Brian Wagner | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics
Brian Wagner

Regardless of one's personal politics, there is a serious reason for concern when the party of Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan forgoes any sense of optimism or positivity to ceaselessly lament the sorry state of the United States of America.

Why Are Latinos More Likely to Be Happy?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 01.19.2016 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

Latin Americas and Scandinavians are more likely to be chipper than, say, the Chinese or the Iraqis (of course, there are very real non-genetic reasons for their respective unhappiness too). Is it possible, then, that as more Hispanics intermarry and intermingle and inter-you-know-what, they will spread their happiness genes among more and more Americans?

4 Ways to 'Press On' Rather Than 'Hang On'

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 01.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Remember the difference between the victor and the defeated. In the midst of failure the defeated finds blame and despair, while the victor learns a lesson and hopes to press on toward another day. If you live as a victor you will see more victories.

4 Tips for Dealing With Negativity

Susan Pearse | Posted 01.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Susan Pearse

You can influence the effect that negativity has on your life by being in the driver's seat in terms of how you respond to it. What you focus on grows. Cultivate the things you want to have in your life this festive season.

The Four-Letter Word HATE

Allison Toepperwein | Posted 11.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Allison Toepperwein

(DISCLAIMER: This is the most hate-filled post I will ever write. But it is a topic that needs addressing.) "You're a sociopath! You're a fraud! Good...

Fuel Your Resolve: Mission Over Impossible

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 10.27.2015 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

When Sara Corry entered her yearlong HauteHopes Entrepreneur in Residence program with us in February of 2015, Sara told my Hautepreneurs cofounder, Jessica Eaves Mathews, that her biggest barrier to success was the lack of an e-commerce site to sell her company's hand-sewn scrubs.

Self-Protective Armor Against Negativity

Camilla Tuominen | Posted 10.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Camilla Tuominen

Do you ever feel like in the picture? I did, at one time in my life. There was a metal armor growing on me. Click by click, it was closing, hiding me...

5 Signs You're Not Happy With Your Life (And What You Can Do About It)

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 10.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

Each of us has different goals and dreams that will make us happy, but what we all desire is freedom. We long to live life on our terms and spend our time on the things that are important to us. Here are five signs you're not living a life that makes you happy and gives you freedom.

American Christianity Has Been Hijacked

Mikah Meyer | Posted 07.21.2016 | Religion
Mikah Meyer

Why has American Christianity become known for the pain it causes? Let American Christianity stop being known as a religion that hurts, as a faith focused on what we're against, and instead let them know we are Christians by our love.

I Am Done With Whiners

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

As I headed back to work this week after vacation full of enthusiasm and visions and new goals, I was immediately met by a number of people who were d...

Self-Talk and Self-Compassion

Dr. Randy Kamen | Posted 07.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Randy Kamen

The more we remain openhearted to ourselves the more available we are to others. We must first become our own best friend so that we are better poised to make a difference in our lives and the lives of others and ultimately impact the greater good for all.

Accelerate Your Ability to Thrive By Letting Stuff Go

Greg Frucci | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Greg Frucci

Negativity takes control of us. Yet, negativity does not come from someplace outside of our bodies... it comes from our own minds. Thus, we create it and we are responsible for it. So, if we keep negative thinking in our own minds, we can get rid of it as well.

A Bad Attitude Could Cost You $3,600 A Year

Amy Morin | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Do you think most people are selfish? Do you have difficulty trusting people, even when they treat you with kindness? If so, research shows your attitude may be affecting your income.