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The Year of Speaking Kindly

Kindness Blog | Posted 12.16.2014 | Good News
Kindness Blog

Would you like to increase harmony in your life, cut the potential for conflict and hurting other people? If yes, then this challenge might be for you...

3 Tips to Work Smarter When Your Disconnected

Tracy Crossley | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business
Tracy Crossley

How many books have most of us read on leadership, performance, or marketing, for business? What about psychological books, or perhaps, we've even drifted off into the area of new age Law of Attraction books? We are always in search of the answer.

5 Ways to Stop Attracting Toxic People

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

A while back I found myself in a conversation with someone about the topic of being around toxic people -- or, as I prefer to call it, people who exhi...

10 Lies We Need To Stop Telling Ourselves

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

We have listened to self-limiting beliefs for far too long. It's time to get real with ourselves and stop settling in life. We only get one life to live and these beliefs are keeping us from truly living it. Here are 10 lies that hold us back in life.

Nervous Laughter, Tears of Joy

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.06.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

Everyone has witnessed or experienced discordant expressions -- crying at a wedding, growling at the sight of a newborn baby, screaming in the presence of a teen idol. Are these inappropriate emotional expressions simply embarrassing aberrations? What psychological purpose could they serve?

Curate Your Mood to Better Your Life

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

Even though it's easier to believe we're the victims of our circumstances, it's empowering to take ownership of how the world around us impacts our well-being. Regardless of the situation you find yourself in, I believe that you always have a choice, and there are always things within your control that you can focus on.

Busy Mother of Three Still Finds Time for Negative Self-Talk

Reductress | Posted 11.23.2014 | Comedy
Reductress

In spite of raising three kids, having a full-time job and several other commitments, 44-year old Sandra Eden still somehow finds time for putting herself down.

Joan Rivers and Chelsea Handler: Antidotes for Self-Doubt

Maria Senise | Posted 11.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

Okay, here's the deal: I love Joan Rivers and Chelsea Handler. Both are women who don't apologize for anything they say, think, or do, and became incr...

3 Types Of Negativity That Block Success

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 11.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Abeyta

When we feel inadequate, it can be a lot easier to tear someone else down to our level than to acknowledge our own insecurities and figure out how to move forward.

Mindfulness, My Parents and the Connections That Matter

Susie Wolbe | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Wolbe

For myself, I can say I have been influenced not only by my religious beliefs, but also by my experience with mindfulness. I practice mindfulness in short bursts throughout the day, and also meditate during formal sittings.

5 Ways Positive Thinking Makes You Miserable at Work

Alexander Kjerulf | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Alexander Kjerulf

The idea of positive thinking (and therefore banning negativity) is not new, but is affecting us now more than ever - at home and at work. And ironically, its effects are mostly negative.

3 Negative Thoughts We All Have (And How To Banish Them For Good)

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living

Literature on how to lead a happier life is endless. We spend time poring over words on how to lead joyful existences -- and while there are certain h...

The Secret to Dealing With Chronic Complainers

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 09.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

What makes it so difficult to deal with chronic complainers is how resistant they are to support, cheering-up or advice. The secret to dealing with a chronic complainer is to first understand his or her mindset. Here are three pieces of advice...

6 Toxic Behaviors That Sabotage Your Success

Kathy Caprino | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathy Caprino

Let's be real: We've all acted in toxic, damaging ways at one time or another (none of us are immune to it). No matter how hard your life has been, or the deep challenges you've faced, you can strive to overcome toxicity and become more gentle, calm and loving with yourself and others.

Views From Down Under

Fiona Werle-Schupp | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Fiona Werle-Schupp

Negativity Negativity, what is that? Why do some of us let this powerful force spiral us downward into a void of darkness and negativity, sucking the...

You Missed a Spot! Five Ways to Spot and Stop Negative, Nitpicking Ways

Lisa M. Sodeika | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa M. Sodeika

Who among us hasn't made critical remarks on the way home from a holiday party? At home, we thank our spouse for making dinner but quickly note that the meat was overcooked. And we've all observed the "I couldn't do it, but I insist my kid do it perfectly" parents.

Curing a Critical Spirit in Students

Tim Elmore | Posted 07.29.2014 | Education
Tim Elmore

The irony of our day is this: we may have produced the most critical kids in modern history, but also ones who cannot take criticism themselves.

The Simple Way To Stop Reliving Negative Moments

Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living

By Krissy Brady for YouBeauty.com Palm-to-face moments come in all shapes and sizes. From spilling your drink on a hot guy to tanking your work pre...

Outsmarting Stress and Negativity

Jane Shure | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Shure

First and foremost, do not believe that your Inner Worrier is the voice of truth. It's simply the voice of fear. Secondly, know that stress is an inevitable part of living life. Work with it, find your way to getting yourself in the driver's seat rather than allowing the worry and doubt to steer your vehicle.

A Mother's Day Reflection

Rupa Mehta | Posted 07.01.2014 | Women
Rupa Mehta

When it comes down to it, your relationship with your mom is probably the most significant in your life because, well, she was the first person you met! I say significant instead of important, life-changing, or loving because every mother/child relationship is different.

Why Some People Are Magnets For Negativity

OWN | Posted 04.25.2014 | OWN

Do you find yourself attracting unwanted drama? Bestselling spiritual author Eckhart Tolle says you may be the problem. On their "A New Earth" seri...

Springtime Pairings to Enhance Your Day

Rupa Mehta | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

A wet day pairs with creativity, a cold day comes with drive and productivity, and a warm day encourages reflection and growth, but any day can be paired with a bit of sun -- an opportunity to say thank you and feel joy.

Try This 5-Minute Exercise To Let Go Of Negative Energy

OWN | Posted 04.17.2014 | OWN

Spiritual teacher Adyashanti, author of Falling Into Grace and Resurrecting Jesus says the thoughts in our heads must not be mistaken as our true iden...

Spring Into Spring! 4 Ways to Jumpstart The Season

Rupa Mehta | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

If Mother Nature takes some time to transition from the blustery winter to the sunny spring, why don't we give ourselves a similar mental/physical shift? If you're like me, feeling a little stuck from the cold, grey season, you might need a real push to actually make your spring... spring!

10 Ways To Stay Motivated When Negativity Seems To Be All Around

Stacia Pierce | Posted 05.12.2014 | Women
Stacia Pierce

While you can't always control what happens to you, you can control how you respond to it. Seek to create a positive environment for yourself and you'll begin to become more motivated to achieve your dreams and goals. Here are 10 ways to stay motivated through hard times.