How Do You Make Others Feel? A Critical Way to Improve Relationships and Interactions

Have you ever stopped to think about how you make other people feel? Whether it’s a loved one or a difficult colleague, do they feel better or worse after interacting with you? Do they feel [...]

Do You Have a Loved One that You Wish Was Less Negative?

It can be hard when the people we care about are chronically unhappy or negative. We can see how their attitude is hurting their quality of life, but nothing we do seems to help. We may try a [...]

The Best Present You Can Give this Year – Be the positive influence

Now more than ever, our friends and family are struggling with an overwhelming influx of negativity, whether it be in the news, social media, or face-to-face interactions.  We can either join [...]

Changing Other People: Three Ways We Can Influence Others to Be More Positive

We often hear how we can’t change other people; we can only change ourselves.  Then, today, I was reading an article by Michelle Gielan (who works with husband and fellow positive-psychology [...]

Don’t Just Do It for Yourself – How our positivity affects those around us

Do you brighten a room when you enter or when you leave?  I really like this phrase!!  It’s a great reminder that our attitudes and emotions have a strong influence on the people around us. [...]