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The Power of Positive Energy

David Kirsch | Posted 10.13.2014 | 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...

Positive News: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.13.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Since Jan. 1, 2013, The Pollination Project has been giving daily micro grants to emerging projects and inspiring people all over the world. Here are the extraordinary people and projects that our Daily Giving Community is honored to support this week.

Unleash the Power of Your Mind!

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

When you unlock the power of the mind you unlock a life of no limitations. Here are a few secrets to shifting your mindset for success!

Julian and Kelly McMahon on Parenting and Their App for Kids Encouraging Positive Visualization

Caroline Presno | Posted 10.03.2014 | Entertainment
Caroline Presno

It's the relationship between Julian and his 14-year-old daughter that sparked the idea for Kelly's book, Bedtime for Sarah Sullivan, and the new iOS/Android app of the same name, for which Julian provides the father's voice.

Transparent

Kris Evans | Posted 10.03.2014 | Women
Kris Evans

I have to admit recently I have been struggling with my life and what I am planning to do. I have gotten to an age where I have done one thing for a long time. I am grateful for the places it has taken me and the opportunity to be creative. It's been a great way to make a very nice living.

5 Tools to Rock the Hell Out of Being an Entrepreneur

Britt Bolnick | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Britt Bolnick

Entrepreneurship or owning your own business is NOT for the faint hearted. I've done more inner work, faced more fears, and stretched myself WAY more in building up my business to success than I have doing any other SINGLE thing- EVER.

Carolyn Gregoire

The Surprising Downside Of Looking On The Bright Side

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living

As a culture, we love to tout the power of positive thinking. We're told to look on the bright side, focus on the good, and reach for the stars. We lo...

How to Manage Your Work to Improve the Performance

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 10.02.2014 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

One should never assume that it's impossible to slow down, or that by doing so, someone is going to shame you for it. Learning to stay focused isn't going to lead you to less work, but it will certainly help you to manage stress, allow you to do more, and generally provide a smoother working experience.

How to Stay Positive When You're Unemployed

Kayla Matthews | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Kayla Matthews

You are definitely more than just a job title. Focus on the aspects of who you are that you like the most and seek to fulfill them on a daily basis. You'll feel better about yourself and your situation, and maybe you'll even develop a healthier perspective about your identity than you had when you were working full time.

The Power of Positive Thinking

Aimee Hedman | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Aimee Hedman

Believing in my abilities is an integral part of obtaining true success. Without believing in myself, I can never reach the fruition of my own potential. I am convinced there is no greater gift we can give ourselves than to go after our goals with the belief that we can and will succeed.

Learning to Be a Grateful Parent

Karem Ensley | Posted 09.29.2014 | Parents
Karem Ensley

No, I haven't had a good night's sleep in more than three months because of discomfort, pain and constant kicking inside of me, but I'm grateful that I have a healthy baby who is showing his strength and personality already.

Defining the Third Metric for Young People: Ensuring Well-Being Programs for Children, Across the Board

Rose Pennington | Posted 09.25.2014 | Education
Rose Pennington

Reaching beyond the home, it is important for schools to incorporate themes such as resilience, gratitude and optimism into day to day activities and conversations.

How to Spot a Real Problem

Michael Neill | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

I have found in my private practice that the vast majority of the problems that occupy our thoughts and energy wouldn't even exist if we didn't give so much energy to our thoughts about them. They are illusory in nature -- nothing more than tricks of the mind.

Insecurities: Where They Start and How to Get Rid of Them

Sheila Blagg | Posted 09.24.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Make a list for yourself. Write down all of the positives that you like about yourself. Make a list of the negatives, too. Then, as you are reading the good and the bad, ask yourself, "Is this truly how I feel, or has someone made me feel this way?"

5 Ways to Quiet Your Negative Thoughts

Scott Stabile | Posted 09.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Scott Stabile

Life isn't always a party, and it doesn't serve you to ignore your pain. Neither does it serve you to dwell in and on the negative aspects of your life. Be active in your approach to stopping these sometimes endless loops of negative thinking.

Is Your Glass Full of Bull?

Laura Berger | Posted 09.18.2014 | 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.

Joan Rivers and Chelsea Handler: Antidotes for Self-Doubt

Maria Senise | Posted 09.16.2014 | 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...

Overcoming Obstacles: Rejection, Noes, and Lack of Support

S. L. Young | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
S. L. Young

The use of these types of questions, a choice, and a subsequent decision -- to proceed or not -- can aid in a thorough evaluation of multiple considerations to reach an informed determination prior to any action.

Revolution Is Actually Condensed Evolution

Jenny Florence | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenny Florence

Learning to listen and be responsive to our emotions is possibly the biggest generational task that we face in our current time. It is both a challenge and an extraordinary opportunity.

6 Tricks To Becoming A More Positive Thinker

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living

"There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so." -- William Shakespeare When something goes horribly wrong, our emotions hardly fee...

30-Day Challenge to Change the World -- Beginning Right Now

Heather Strang | Posted 09.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Strang

We all have the capacity to make the world a more loving, abundant place. And it needn't be heavy or hard, it can be simple and yet profoundly transformative. Try it out and see for yourself!

On Being Negative

Alessandra Macaluso | Posted 09.11.2014 | 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.

Your Friends Are Dying

Zach Dean | Posted 09.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

Perspective is a funny, fleeting thing, and the lens in which we view our world is ever changing. Often we stumble upon a perspective we like -- a perspective of playfulness, appreciation, or positivity -- and it transforms our whole world for a few moments.

10 Daily Steps to Keep Your Summer Glow

Elyssa Jakim | Posted 09.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Elyssa Jakim

Incorporating just one of two of these into your daily routine can add ease into your life in significant and surprising ways. Little actions such as these will smooth the stress and keep you in touch with your summer joy.

Plastic Has No Heart

Sue Shanahan | Posted 09.11.2014 | Women
Sue Shanahan

As a young girl, I was indoctrinated and blindly aligned myself to that belief system. But not anymore. I, along with many others, have outgrown that life-view. Welcome tall, short, fat, thin, young, old and every color. Welcome me. Welcome you