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Positive Attitude

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

Amy Morin | Posted 06.29.2015 | 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.

Become Successful by Cultivating Gratitude

Reina Pomeroy | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Reina Pomeroy

Life is a continual balance of good days and bad days. On a good day, you're on top of your game, the master of your domain, patting yourself on the b...

Facing Breast Cancer With a Positive Attitude

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

You have the ability to face your breast cancer treatment with the attitude of your choice. Should you choose to do so with a positive outlook, you have already made the biggest decision for yourself in influencing everything. You have today to enjoy and to live and to give the best that you have. No cancer diagnosis should ever take that away from you.

5 Truths To Help You Survive Midlife

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 06.20.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

Some of you have been around the block enough times to know where to avoid the mud and dog poop or when to stop and smell the roses. Others, however, refuse to try a better path so they continue to trip over the same obstacles.

Yes?

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.19.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Finding Joy Through Random Acts of Kindness

Leigh McManus | Posted 06.17.2015 | Good News
Leigh McManus

In this lifetime, I spent a long time looking for joy. I found that for me, choosing a good attitude and trying to affect positivity for those that I'm able to interact with is where I have joy. This is the joy that's available for free...it's love for other people.

Why Anxiety May Be Your #1 Frenemy

Kristen Lee Costa | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristen Lee Costa

Have you ever had a friend that makes you tear your hair out, but you can't shake off? Even though it would make life simpler, most of us know that we can't necessarily escape our frenemies -- or our anxieties.

Why Midlife Is Often The Age Of Regret

D. A. Wolf | Posted 06.06.2015 | Fifty
D. A. Wolf

The man in my life begins to rattle off a list of regrets. His jaw is set and resting in his hand, his gaze is fixed somewhere in the distance, and his voice is unusually monotone. I tell myself he's melancholy because of a recent birthday. 50 is tough enough. 60 can be tougher.

4 Inspiring Life Lessons I Learned From My Teenage Son

Erris Langer Klapper | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Erris Langer Klapper

There is nothing more humbling and rewarding than taking advice from your kids. Can I make myself feel better by taking credit for my son's intuitive words of wisdom? Maybe not. But I can be smart enough to pay attention. He's making good sense, so perhaps I'm not screwing up 100 percent of the time.

Find Grace in the Moment

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Ten years ago, I had an 'aha' that helped me become happier, and more effective at work. It happened when I was in Chicago to run a seminar. From the moment I came up on stage, I could tell that the attendees didn't want to be there.

Waking Up Twice

Don Joseph Goewey | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Don Joseph Goewey

The adrenaline woke me up, this time on the right side of the bed. I sat down and took stock of myself, and began calming my mind by dismissing the next stressful thought my brain was inclined to churn-up. Gradually my mind cleared, making room for me to choose to be at peace.

6 Little Reminders To Help You Get Through Life's Challenges

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

Here are the six tips of what you can do to get yourself out of the habit of internalizing negative thought patterns. So that you can easily let go off negative thoughts whenever they hit you and feel happy again.

Unwrapping Your Gift Called Life

Gigi G. | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Gigi G.

(Picture: Shutterstock) Good Morning World! That's the way to start the day. Arms wide open. Ready to embrace another day. Ready to ...

Business Etiquette: The Benefits of Gratitude & Simple Thank-You Guidelines for Professional Contacts

Ciara Pressler | Posted 05.21.2015 | Small Business
Ciara Pressler

Etiquette rules may dictate that you have one year to send a wedding gift, but when it comes to business gratitude, your communication must be nearly instantaneous.

What We Can Learn From Graduation Season

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Zarrin

The truth is, what we focus on will expand. If our main focus is on how much more we have yet to achieve, we will come from a place of lack and continue to expand on that mindset. However, if we focus on all that we have accomplished, we will come from a place of abundance, and continue to build on that mindset.

3 Ways to Have More Positive Interactions

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 05.19.2015 | New York
Alicia T. Glenn

Those experiences caused me to reflect on how I react. I asked myself, how can I better my responses to help defuse frustrating situations?

5 Ways To Use Gratitude To Improve Your Attitude

Melissa Stephenson | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Stephenson

In our fast-paced, competitive culture, we tend to notice and worry about what's lacking in our lives. Feelings of insufficiency, imperfection and envy are known barriers to happiness. When we harbor these feelings, we limit our capacity for feeling fulfilled. But gratitude has powerful effects on health and well-being.

Believing in Afghanistan

Mina Sharif | Posted 05.05.2015 | Impact
Mina Sharif

Last week I went to a new restaurant. On my way home, I stopped and got some fresh French baked goods. Later the same day, I got an email about a brand new international standard salon that I should check out.

Mr. MacPherson Circa 1982

Renate Cunneen | Posted 05.05.2015 | Education
Renate Cunneen

Teachers are important and have the extreme ability to change a person's life. Mr. Macpherson is a true example of this.

Come What May

Daniel Horgan | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel Horgan

And while you may find comfort in the moment, the spiraling effect of this negativity and self-pity will result in a lens through which you start to view everything around you. Now imagine an alternative mindset and action plan that you commit to embracing that propels you forward and positions you as an example for others to follow.

The Power of YES

Cate Montana | Posted 06.27.2015 | Impact
Cate Montana

In Greek "ne" means "yes." You'd think it would mean "no" because it sounds so close to the English word. But "no" in Greece is "ochi." Which, considering it's pronounced like a guttural "okay," you'd think would mean "yes."

5 Reasons To Stop Whining About Your Age

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 06.27.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

My friend is moaning and groaning about turning 50. I finally got tired of her complaints and told her to pull up her control-top, big-girl panties and get over it. When she continued to bemoan the fact that her gumption had no function, I asked if she would prefer to drop dead at age 49.

Remember, Everything Is Neutral -- The Meaning Is in What You Attach to It

Amanda Gore | Posted 06.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Gore

This post might be a challenge for some! But maybe not! It's main premise is that most of our stress comes from our thinking! Not from the events or ...

How to Gracefully Accept a Compliment

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jacqueline Whitmore

Gratitude is the only acceptable way to acknowledge someone's kind remarks. Sincere thankfulness won't give off the appearance of pride or vanity. Instead, it shows you acknowledge a person's recognition and appreciation.

8 Habits Of Perpetually Positive People

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living

Ever notice how some people just seemingly have a bright outlook on life -- even when everything isn't exactly on the sunny side? You know those pe...