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5 Ways Positive Thinking Makes You Miserable at Work

Alexander Kjerulf | Posted 08.06.2014 | 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 07.07.2014 | 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 07.02.2014 | 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.

7 Reasons Why Likeable People Succeed

Susie Moore | Posted 05.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

It does not matter how smart, experienced, educated or hard working you are. Likeable people are more fun to work with, inspire loyalty amongst their peers and are "lighter to lift" within any team or organization. Here are seven reasons likeable people succeed.

How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Start Living The Life You Want

Caroline Zwick | Posted 04.26.2014 | Women
Caroline Zwick

Getting out of your way means taking action towards something that you want to invite into your life.

The Obsession With Negativity in the Cyber World

Jennie Shulkin | Posted 04.09.2014 | College
Jennie Shulkin

The words we say online do have an effect, and we need to consider that when posting.

7 Tricks To Banish Negativity

Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Need an Attitude Adjustment? Here's How to Get One

Donna Labermeier | Posted 11.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

Take responsibility for your mood and choose not to stay in it. Realize that just as this energy moved into you, it must move out. Accept what it is, let it go, and allow yourself to move forward.

WATCH: Say Goodbye to Negativity and Hello to Positive Thinking Day

HooplaHa | Posted 11.13.2013 | Good News
HooplaHa

Positive Thinking Day is a designated 24 hours of the year to make us stop and analyze how we are actually perceiving the things around us. Why you're...

It Sucks to Be Sick!

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
SidneyAnne Stone

There is a great deal of truth to the saying, "Be the change you want to see in the world." No one has any control over what may happen to us, but we can control what we choose to do next.

Three Sure Signs That a Person Is Not Happy

Valerie Alexander | Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Valerie Alexander

Is someone in your life truly excited about something, and you find yourself on the verge of being disparaging? Picture me punching you in the nose when that negative comment comes out of your mouth.

The Buzzing in Your Ears

Dr. Karin L. Smithson | Posted 10.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karin L. Smithson

We tend to be like pieces of fly paper, letting words (whether they were intended to or not) stick on us like tiny, pesky flies -- buzzing in our ears, irritating our minds and soaking deeply into our cells. And we start to believe them, letting them define our self-worth.

Why It's So Easy To Be Negative (And What To Do About It)

Renee Jain | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Renee Jain

Mother Nature would rather have us perceive something as more dangerous than it is so we react promptly. Rationally dissecting every instance in which we feel threatened isn't always realistic, but it is possible to neutralize this cognitive distortion.