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Positive Attitude

Here's How Gratitude Affects The Human Body

Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living

"Thank you." These two little words may not seem exceptional on their own, but they can have an enormous impact on your mental and physical well-being...

6 Ways To Stop Negative Self-Talk

ShimmerTeen | Posted 03.23.2015 | Teen
ShimmerTeen

Sometimes, it can be extreme, making you unnecessarily insecure, taking jabs at your confidence and making you question your abilities to achieve your dreams. Obviously, that's not ideal. So what can you do about it?

6 Powerful Steps for Building Positive Momentum

Jessica Biber | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Biber

What are some ways to stay on the good side of momentum in your own life? Below are a few truths I've relied on for building positive momentum -- or turning a case of negative momentum around.

4 Steps to Developing a Solution Orientation

Daniel Horgan | Posted 03.09.2015 | Impact
Daniel Horgan

For many of us, our human reaction to problems needs a makeover. It's time to take a stand and gain control of how we approach the problem. We have got to adopt a solutions-oriented mindset.

Avoiding Negative Self-Talk: Why the Phrase 'F*ck Cancer' Is No Longer in My Vocabulary

Joanna_Montgomery | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Joanna_Montgomery

I'll treat my cancer wholeheartedly each time it flares up, and do whatever I can between occurrences to keep the disease at bay for as long as possible. And I'll live my life with joy and gratitude in the meantime. Because peace is less stressful and more sustainable than war, and love is more powerful than hate. Always.

Why I'm Thankful for My Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis

Cathy Chester | Posted 03.04.2015 | Impact
Cathy Chester

March is MS Awareness Month, a time to remember over 2.3 million people worldwide living with an unpredictable and incurable disease. Strength, love, hope and courage -- those are the words to be mindful of this month.

Getting Rid of Worry

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Zarrin

When we're confronted with news that could be good or bad, our minds tend to side with the bad. And the important thing to note is, we've programmed ourselves with this mindset of worry and fear.

What Would It Be Like if for One Day You Just Didn't Complain?

Tajci Cameron | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Tajci Cameron

"Can't complain." It almost sounds like "I wish I found something to complain about, but right now, sorry, I'm just not coming up with anything." Ah! The mysteries of human expression...

Nothing's Impossible...

Marcia Liss | Posted 02.28.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Change Your Life With the 30-Day Thank You Challenge

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

So the idea is to thank a variety of people for the help they have sent your way, even if some of it felt hurtful at the time. By doing this you will be sorting through your old memories of both joy and pain and healing many of the wounds you may have been carrying with you over the years.

4 Ways to Make a Real Life Change

Steve Siebold | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Siebold

Michael Jackson said it best in his 1988 hit song "Man in The Mirror" -- "I'm starting with the man in the mirror; I'm asking him to change his ways."...

The Power of Appreciation

Alex Lyman | Posted 03.16.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

The art of the thank you note has evolved over the years. It used to be when you received a gift, or someone helped you in some way, you would send a note to express your appreciation for their efforts.

Travel Is an Attitude

Hiba Giacoletto | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Hiba Giacoletto

Here are five ways you can bring this "keep traveling" attitude to your life without needing to physically travel.

Releasing the Shackles of Attachment

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 02.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michelle Zarrin

The more we think about something with attachment, the less chance there is of it coming into our lives. There is immense power in our thoughts, but even more power in the energy behind them. So, what does it mean to not be attached?

Retrain Your Brain: Get in the Right Groove

Lee Gaitan | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Lee Gaitan

I swear if scientists removed the top of my head right now and took a look at my brain, there would be a deep groove worn in it from having thought the same self-defeating thoughts over and over (and over) again.

Positive Thinking Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be

Sarah Moore | Posted 03.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Moore

In your next moment of darkness, Barbara suggests taking three deep breaths and feeling your way around. Knowing that the darkness is just a place of unknowing, how has your definition of darkness already changed?

10 Ways to Improve the Quality of Your Life in 2015

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

There is no greater an energy sucker in life than negativity. Whether it is your own negative attitude, spending time around negative people or being ...

10 Ways This Writer Mama Will Stay Positive and Focused on Her Writing Goals in 2015

Dorit Sasson | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Dorit Sasson

At this time last year, I was carrying my 5-month-old in the snow from some errands. The intense cold was blowing on her face and through her little m...

What Will Ever Be Enough?

Jon Horford | Posted 03.09.2015 | College
Jon Horford

You find yourself making comparisons between your life and the life of someone you assume has it all figured out, and all of your accomplishments are never enough to satisfy you.

Embrace Your Worth

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

You can live every day in fear of what may happen, but what if none of those fears are realized? You have spent your life wasting all of your energy on the negatives and never enjoying all of the good things in your life.

The Power of Reflection, Gratitude and Letting Go

Laurie Seymour | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Laurie Seymour

In order to fully embrace your own story, you have to have immersed yourself in the chapters already written -- the ones that come before the pages you will write in the coming months.

The Best Way to Keep Your Brain Young

Amanda Gore | Posted 03.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Gore

Learn! Unlearn and re-learn. Keep moving. Then repeat the process. Until you die! Alvin Toffler the futurist, said that "intelligence in the futur...

Why We Can't Expect to Reach Our Goals If We're Still Thinking of Ourselves as Failures

Gregg McBride | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

New year. New you. Right? But wait... Who exactly are you as this brand new year begins? How do you think about yourself? What kind of energy are you ...

Instead of Making Resolutions, Try Leaning into the New Year

BJ Gallagher | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
BJ Gallagher

'Tis the season for making resolutions for the New Year. "Out with bad habits -- in with the new!" We make resolutions, draw up lists, and put sticky ...

A Letter on the Power of Positivity by a Woman Entrepreneur

Penina Rybak | Posted 02.21.2015 | Business
Penina Rybak

Welcome to the 2014 holiday season! It is a time of constructive chaos and introspection, where one's inner voice asks more of you, and becomes louder overall.