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Positive Thoughts

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!

How to Be Less Judgmental

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

By not assuming that your initial thought about something is truth, it allows you to consider potential alternatives that explain an appearance or behavior. Therefore, you should give people the benefit of the doubt.

Be Careful of Your Thoughts: They Control Your Destiny

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

If I think positive thoughts and take positive actions toward my goals, my destiny can be one of joyful and uplifting, with moments of gleefulness. I might fall and get a few bruises along the way, but if my habit is to get up one more time than I fall, my destiny will be one of success.

What Is Growing in Your Mind Garden?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

"So plastic is mind, so receptive, that the slightest thought makes an impression upon it. People who think many kinds of thought must expect to recei...

When Did 'Sure' Become a Bad Word?

Adrienne Austermann | Posted 10.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Adrienne Austermann

Recently, I texted the simple affirmation "sure" as a rushed response to an invitation or suggested social event someone had extended to me. Thinking my response was a clear and appropriate one, I was surprised, confused and yes a bit annoyed by the onslaught of negative comments that followed.

The Spiritual Traveler (Or How to Make It Through Your Trip Without Going Nuts)

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Have you ever noticed that despite being a spiritual person -- or a good person -- it all goes out the window when you hit that airport security line? Perhaps that's what airports were designed for: to test your spiritual mettle.

What To Do When You Wake Up On The Wrong Side Of The Bed

Friedemann Schaub | Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Friedemann Schaub

To make sense of the world without frying our brains, we need to filter out a large portion of all that's coming at us. But how do we distinguish the tiny fraction that's relevant from the massive input we can ignore?

7 Things I Learned From Mom

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

My mom has certainly been the source of constant inspiration. Anyone who has heard me speak has heard stories about her. Although she is highly educated and accomplished, her advice is usually quite simple yet powerful if applied.

Your Self-Concept Is Your Destiny

Maddisen K. Krown | Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Maddisen K. Krown

The simple truth is this: Our self-concept is our destiny. So if we want to change our destiny for the better, we need to change our concept and beliefs about our selves also for the better. We always have the freedom to choose better thoughts.

An Actual Payoff Of Pessimism?

Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living

By Christie Wilcox for YouBeauty.com Take a moment and think about where you will be in five years. What will change between now and then? What wil...

7 Ways To Banish A Bad Thought Before It Ruins Your Day

Posted 04.03.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Send negative memories, worries and obsessions packing with these no-nonsense strategies. As a reminder, always consult your...

'Have Fun, Be Crazy, Be Weird'

Pam Grout | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Pam Grout

Our thoughts are the only thing that separate us from having every single thing we could ever want.

We Live Life in Our Heads

Mary Walker Baron | Posted 05.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Walker Baron

Realizing that we choose the way in which we interpret the day-to-day data of our lives is an amazingly powerful method of regaining our sense of control over all that befalls us.

Positive Perspectives That Will Have You Stop Stressing The Little Things

Polly Campbell | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

Live enough days on this planet and you're going to face some big stuff and plenty of little annoyances. There are bound to be whole days where things don't seem to go your way. What are you going to do with that?

7 Ways to Love Your Body (and Yourself) This Valentine's Day

Jill S. Brown | Posted 04.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

No matter how long you've been in a relationship with someone else, the longest relationship you'll have in this life is the one you have with yourself.

We Are What We Think

Jennifer Rosen | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Rosen

Whether self or externally generated, our thoughts set the stage for how we feel, perceive, act, and react. When a thought makes itself at home in our brains, it prompts the formation of neural pathways that prove highly resistant to change.

My Hero, Lance

Richard Melnick | Posted 03.09.2013 | Sports
Richard Melnick

Like so many, I was overcome with emotion and pride at Lance's achievement. Then, just four months later, I faced my own cancer diagnosis and ironically, it was cycling that taught me to endure chemotherapy.

New Year's Resolution: I Will Become a Positive Thinker

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

Is happiness a choice, or a fleeting experience that occurs only when all our stars are all perfectly aligned? Can we lose happiness as easily as we find it, or are there attitudes we can adopt that will counter feelings of pessimism and help us to build a stronger, more resilient self?

Be Willing to Feel

Richard Melnick | Posted 03.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Richard Melnick

Thirteen years ago, as a cancer patient with 3 and 5-year-old boys, I was afraid. I gained peace by asking myself over and over, "What am I afraid of right now, in this moment?" And the answer was always the same: nothing. My fears were all based on the future.

Stop the Insanity: Get Out of Your Head!

Denise Scarbro | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Denise Scarbro

Our mind is like a very special movie projector that happens to work both in both directions: It projects information, and it receives information. Think of your thoughts as "filters" that are placed over the lens of your projector.

Your Never-Ending (and Needless) Pursuit of 'the Zone'

Garret Kramer | Posted 02.09.2013 | Sports
Garret Kramer

You don't have to pursue the zone in order to perform at the top of your game. Relieved? I hope so, because only when your mind is free from the burden of trying to find mental clarity, does it leaves space for insights, answers, and excellence to come pouring through.

The Power of Positive Thinking: Taking Charge of Your Attitude

Loren Ridinger | Posted 10.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Loren Ridinger

By embracing an optimistic approach, you are able to tackle tough situations productively and with a solution-oriented mindset. By weaving optimism into your attitude, your ability to cope with challenges may increase.

20 Ways to Get Over Your Fear of Closed MRIs

Josephine Bila | Posted 11.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Josephine Bila

Most people hate closed MRIs. I used to be the same way until I decided to challenge my thoughts about them. What I found is if I allow my inner child and imagination to come forward, my spirits become lifted as a reward.

Is There A Right Way To Deal With Pain?

Chela Davison | Posted 11.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Chela Davison

If we can't receive, face, embrace and take right action with the darkness we're given, how are we supposed to receive, face, embrace and take right action with the blessings?

Bored? Uninspired? 6 Quick Fixes

Holly Sidell | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Holly Sidell

Changing our state really isn't that hard. It's just that we've been programmed to reach for immediate gratification, for some sort of "medicine" to cover our discomfort, to reach for something external to fix us quickly, to lift us up. But all it takes is a different choice.