The positive psychology movement has endured its fair share of criticism, especially from those who believe in shadow work and the integration of negative emotions. Yet there is much research on the many benefits of positive psychology.
Is it possible that the world’s greatest achievers think completely differently from the majority? Do you think the Wright brothers could ever have achieved what they did if they hadn’t believed it could be done? Was Mark Spitz’s seven gold medals in swimming a result of I can’t do this? Have you ever thought that […]
The unthankful heart… discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings! ~Henry Ward Beecher This is the time of year when we give thanks. It’s the time when we look around our lives and […]
How do you react when your plans fall through? Do you roll with the punches? Or does anxiety keep you from enjoying life? Here are 5 things to help keep your stress under control:
Oftentimes stress will manifest when we carry over yesterday’s concerns into our present day concerns. An accumulation will almost always end up in a high stress level. Therefore, we must be able to “dump” all of our concerns from the previous day or days and concentrate wholly on our today. So here are 3 stress […]
It is amazing how one, simple affirmative action can change so much in someone’s life. One of the things that can have a tremendous impact on your life is the realization of the power of gratitude. Practicing gratitude can affect every aspect of your life. Here are four tremendous ways incorporating gratitude into your life […]
Have you been thinking about improving your productivity at work? Do you have an important project that you would like to give it your best shot? Are you wondering about how you can achieve your life goals and make that dream come true? Do you have a morning routine?
Having powerful morning habits that are engraved in your system and have become part of who you are is not only exciting but something worth pursuing. All you need is for you to audit yourself and take note of the habits that work for you. What areas of your life could use more stability?
Yes, it is not going to be easy! Some days will be easy, and others will be hard for you to set yourself up right. You may be ill or lose a loved one or you maybe you are just not in ‘the mood.’ Some of these things may break you and weigh you down. But does it have to be this way? Rather than allowing the ups and downs of life distract you from achieving your God-given purpose, why not take it as an opportunity for you to learn, pivot and give it a new perspective.
Starting and maintaining a gratitude journal can be a difficult task to undertake at first because it is just something else that you have to remember to do every day. However, after a while, the effort you put into showing your gratitude every day will be well worth it in the long run. Continue to push yourself to do it every night until it becomes a habit. The best time to start a gratitude journal is now.
Negative thoughts can affect your happiness. You could be happy one minute and the next, your mind is running off in the opposite direction. Don’t let negativity ruin your day! Here are six easy ways you can overcome negative thoughts.
You probably like your work, but you’re not happy. It could be because of your co-workers or management, or you feel like you’re not getting paid enough. Whatever the reason, if you want to make a career out of your job, then you need to figure out how to be happy in the workplace. Here […]