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Positive Attitude

The Grim Satisfaction of the Subtle Skeptic

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 07.18.2014 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

There's a time for evaluation. There's also a time to stop evaluating. If you're going to be part of the product launch, or on the business team, be on it. If you're going to buy the house, take the lesson or go on the date, be fully present. Show up assuming that it's going to go well.

3 Simple Steps to Getting 'Unstuck' and Becoming Your Better Self

Melinda Blau | Posted 07.15.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Melinda Blau

If you practice telling yourself the truth on a regular basis and in everyday interactions, it will strengthen your better self, and it will become easier to make conscious choices that feed the relationship, even when things get out of hand.

How To Stop Taking Our Lives For Granted

Psychology Today | Steve Taylor | Posted 07.15.2014 | World

About 20 years ago, I traveled around India for several weeks. It was a time in my life when I was very unhappy, when I spent a lot of time alone, lac...

The Organized Entrepreneur: The 5 Steps I Took to Have My First Five-Figure Day

Jordana Jaffe | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Jordana Jaffe

A few months ago, I felt like I came to a crossroads of sorts. I had been business coaching for several years at this point, I celebrated my first 6-figure year in 2013, and worked with many clients, but I felt drained and confused and messy at points too.

The Four Key Cornerstones of Successful and Happy People

Honoree Corder | Posted 07.08.2014 | Good News
Honoree Corder

There are the four key cornerstones of a successful and happy person: talent, character, attitude, and skills. With one exception, the skills piece, each of the other three centers around what you've been given naturally, what you choose to do, and who you choose to be.

The Power of Meditative Thinking Versus Positive Thinking

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

With meditation one can learn to be in any scenario and access it from an optimistic stance. When we work together, we focus on seeing the truth of our situations.

Thriving Through Cancer

Kathy Daniels | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathy Daniels

It is important to understand this is an ongoing process but one that is definitely doable. It's also important to understand there will be some situations in life you will have no control over. The only thing you can control is your reaction to them.

How Your Attitude Affects Your Reality

Honoree Corder | Posted 06.30.2014 | Small Business
Honoree Corder

People are attracted to other people who "feel good" to them. The people you most likely feel great around are the people who are easy to be with, who make you feel good about yourself, and who encourage you to be your best self.

Living With One foot In and One Foot Out

Linda Ford | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Ford

I still have the occasional I wish we didn't have to live here thought, but I'm onto myself now. I'm clinging to the thought that an extraordinary and passionate life requires extraordinary and passionate emotions.

Support Your Immune System in 6 Easy Steps

Melissa Nordin | Posted 06.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa Nordin

The summer months are filled with warm days and plenty of sunshine. However, even in the warmer climate, we are prone to infections and fatigue. Kick start your summer today with simple tips to improve your life and well-being.

Self-Parenting: What's Your Style?

Andrea Wachter | Posted 06.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

No matter what kind of upbringing you experienced or what kind of self-parenting style you have adopted up until now, it's never too late to treat yourself with compassion and kindness. By lovingly nurturing, encouraging, and motivating yourself, you can become the parent you always wanted.

Why Your Positive Attitude Is Working Against You

Honoree Corder | Posted 06.10.2014 | Small Business
Honoree Corder

You've heard it time and time again: have a positive mental attitude. No-one, and I mean no-one wants to hear your tales of woe. Right? Maybe.

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

Lisa M. Sodeika | Posted 06.06.2014 | 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.

The 10 Simple Word Swaps That Will Change Your Life

| Lee Colan | Posted 06.03.2014 | Small Business

The words you use are more powerful than you imagine. Most people greet each other with words that have no power. Think of the last time you heard som...

To Solve or to Dissolve

Rob White | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Rob White

After 70 years of trying to solve problems, it has become apparent to me that there's a better way to go: Rather than solve, learn to dissolve them. That is the key to taking yourself out of a world of frustration and placing yourself in a world of satisfaction.

How My Disability Made Me a Better Person

Cathy Chester | Posted 07.22.2014 | Impact
Cathy Chester

But I do have MS. I am a woman living with a disability. I've made peace with that a long time ago. And making peace with it allows me to focus on what I CAN do, rather than what I CAN'T.

Loving Leadership

Megan McDonough | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Megan McDonough

Imagine a big fan of yours, the universe, your spouse, the divine, or some other positive person or force acknowledging your efforts, and start writing so you can hear the difference you are making. You matter.

Coincidences: We Are Never Alone

Sue Shanahan | Posted 07.22.2014 | Religion
Sue Shanahan

Reading When God Winks gave me hope that there is a Higher Power who loves his children (me included) unconditionally. The notion that he puts serendipitous events on our paths to lift our spirits was a lovely concept to me.

The One Habit We Should Adopt This Summer

Rupa Mehta | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

Having spent a lot of time at the beach, seeing my family, friends, and their little ones play in the sun, I think a lot of us have lost touch with the joy of summertime. This summer, I want us to revisit the simple, silly pleasures we loved as children.

The 30-Day Challenge to a Petty-Free Life

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Rea Nolan Martin

Pettiness isn't exclusive to words or actions. It has the same corrosive effect on our thoughts before we ever speak or act. Pettiness is a fungus that germinates in the mind and spreads to the heart until it becomes a way of life.

Rejects, I've Had a Few

Melanie Young | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

If you experience rejection, don't be bitter. Be better. Every time a door has slammed in my face, I just go knocking on other doors. There are no dead ends, just dead ears.

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.

Unexpected Moments

Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis | Posted 06.22.2014 | Good News
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis

We all know that life is not a destination, but a journey -- why not live it as such?

A Lesson in Perspective from a Boy Named Daniel

Kevin K. Wong | Posted 06.21.2014 | Hawaii
Kevin K. Wong

The Spike and Serve U13 team won their first tournament on Sunday. They played fearlessly. They battled with so much heart. They displayed a new perspective, inspired by a boy named Daniel.

15 Secrets To Having The Best Perspective On Life

Neal Samudre | Posted 06.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Neal Samudre

Truth is, if you want to be great in this life, you have to model that greatness in your thinking. You have to open your eyes up to the beauty in front of you, and celebrate it. Only then will we be in the right mindset to enact change in our culture.