Get Your Weekly Positivity Tips

Staying positive can be hard!  Life is constantly providing us with challenges, whether it’s at work, at home, with our relationships, with our health, etc. How can we find a better balance and spend more time feeling good? Check out the tips below for some ideas.

Ideas to Stop Negative Conversations

Have you ever wished you could change topics in a conversation? Maybe someone is going on and on about their problems or the world’s problems. It could be someone who is often negative. Or [...]

When Everything Changes in an Instant – What if You Had Been on Flight 1549?

For 90 long seconds, Ric knew he was about to die. The pilot had just shut off the sputtering engines and announced over the intercom these three words; “Brace for impact.” The [...]

The Freedom to Choose Your Thoughts = More Freedom from Stress

In the spirit of the July 4th Independence Day Holiday here in the United States, I wanted to talk about freedom this week; with a little twist. I want to talk about our own individual freedom [...]

Letting Others Know It’s OK to Not Feel OK – Offering Validation Instead of Advice

This morning my daughter was headed off to a 10-hour shift at her retail job. She was tired and unenthusiastic. This was a new job so there was still the stress of trying to learn her role. She [...]

Life’s Lesson I Learned from Warm Brownies

This is one of my favorite early tips from seven years ago. Enjoy!   The brownies were fresh from the oven.  Still warm and fudgie and oh so yummy!  I was taking little bites so I could [...]

Our Survival Instinct to the Rescue? Maybe Not

One of the most important insights from my studies of Positive Psychology that has had a huge impact on my life has been understanding our survival instinct. That very first reaction, that first [...]