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Positive Attitude

Come What May

Daniel Horgan | Posted 04.30.2015 | 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 04.27.2015 | 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 04.27.2015 | 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 04.14.2015 | 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 04.10.2015 | 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...

How to Become the George Clooney of Your Office

Jack Stahlmann | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business
Jack Stahlmann

What is this "it" thing that some people just seem to have? It's easy to say looks and talent, but "it" is more than that.

Here's How Gratitude Affects The Human Body

Posted 04.02.2015 | 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 05.02.2015 | 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 05.02.2015 | 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 04.30.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Change Your Life With the 30-Day Thank You Challenge

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 04.27.2015 | 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 04.27.2015 | 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 04.25.2015 | 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 04.20.2015 | 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 04.05.2015 | 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...