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Positive Outlook

The Best Advice After a Soul-Crushing Life Experience

Mary Holloway | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Holloway

You have the power to choose the way you perceive things that happen in your life. What you choose to see will not only shape, but co-create, your reality. Think about that for a moment. You really can co-create your life by how you choose to look at things.

You Don't Need Rose-Colored Glasses: 5 Realistic Tips to Be More Positive

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

I used to look at people like that with a mixture of admiration and annoyance. Then one day I asked myself, what are they doing that is different?

Yes?

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.19.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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6 Simple Ways To Become A Happier Person Today

Health.com | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Health.com

It's the work of Amit Sood, MD, chair of the Mind-Body Medicine Initiative at Mayo, who has devoted his career to learning how we can live with less stress and more joy. His conclusion: Happiness is a habit that you can build over time. Here are six ways you can start today, as outlined in Dr. Sood's book.

Looking On The Bright Side Can Help You Live Longer

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living

Good news for those who look at life through a glass half full: Reacting positively to stressful situations may benefit your long-term health. Rese...

Grateful For Gloria and Seeing the World Without 20/20

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 06.09.2015 | Women
Kay Tacke Morse

Here's to the Glorious tree and her two apples that fell near. Thank you to the Glorias of the world. For the beautiful manner in which you decide to live your life, despite your lack of sight and "seeing" more than most of us with 20/20.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

Joanna_Montgomery | Posted 05.05.2015 | 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.

Zanzibar, a Lesson in Generosity

Martina Buchal | Posted 05.02.2015 | Impact
Martina Buchal

Maybe there's something we can learn from Tanzania. When we have less, we can give more. Smile more. When we have more, we can give more. Smile more.

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.

Thriving With Arianna Huffington -- A Must Read

Garrick Estick | Posted 04.09.2015 | Books
Garrick Estick

After reading Thrive I developed a healthy "attitude" and vibrant outlook on my life. I remind myself to appreciate all that is God given and be thankful for all my blessings. It has deepened my faith and instilled how important it is to always be kind and humble.

Turning a Rough Year Into a Happy Ending

Amy Heinz | Posted 03.01.2015 | Parents
Amy Heinz

I guess what I realized is that no one year stands alone. Somehow they all weave together to create something truly spectacular. So while we can try to wish away all the bad stuff -- to hurry past it and just start over -- there's no such thing as a clean slate.

Why We Should Ditch Complaining and Actually Do Something About Our Problems

Unwritten | Posted 01.24.2015 | College
Unwritten

Complaining leaves us nowhere, no better than before the complaint left our mouths. It's "madness" and it makes us the victims in our own life stories. Instead of complaining in vain, we have three options we should use instead.

Divine Love

Lisa Durant | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Durant

What if you were encircled with a golden glow for reasons you couldn't comprehend, and you realized that your purpose was to shine a glorious light no...

A Negative Side to Positive Thinking?

Gina Hussar | Posted 12.30.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Gina Hussar

When you follow your soul's compass, stand up for your life, lead with love and choose happiness, your need for approval disappears. Judgment is replaced with compassion. Self-doubt is replaced with clarity. And positive thinking isn't a concept, it's a way of life.

The Power of Positive Energy

David Kirsch | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
David Kirsch

I am a very strong believer in the power of positive energy. I have seen -- both in my personal and professional life -- that your mind is the most p...

Incredibly Smart Mirror Gives Spot-On Compliments, Reminds Us We're All Truly Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.03.2014 | Good News

What a sweet talker. This mirror on display in an Ikea store in Wembley, London, is telling shoppers how fabulous they are by doling out tailored c...

Is Your Glass Full of Bull?

Laura Berger | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berger

Maybe pessimism, stress, and fatigue are dominating your path -- and holding you back from the life you want to lead. The good news is that there is a way to shift your perception toward optimism. Here's how.

On Being Negative

Alessandra Macaluso | Posted 11.11.2014 | Good News
Alessandra Macaluso

We don't need anymore negativity, and if we are mindful enough, we can squash any that arises with this little mantra. Here is a random sampling of places where all sorts of negativity can creep in, and how we can apply our new catchphrase to squash it.

5 Reasons No Relationship Is A Waste Of Time

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 10.25.2014 | Divorce
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Relationships are by far our greatest teachers. When we are in love with someone we always have the hope this person could be the one that we spend our lives with. The greatest thing about each relationship we have is it serves as mirror for where we need to grow.

How To Be Optimistic, According To Science

The Week | Eric Barker | Posted 08.15.2014 | World

Should you see a glass as half empty or half full? If you want to live a better life, and you care what research has to say, there's a clear answer to...