Practice Positive Perception

Basing your happiness on external measures that you can’t control is bound to create unhappiness. Forsaking conventional metrics of well-being like money and fame, might seem radical but it’s the most loving thing you can do for yourself. Choosing to be...

Eyes on the Prize

Every moment matters. Each one adds to the quality of your overall emotional environment. Focusing on goodness and beauty boosts your brain power and feels good. When you make it your mission to notice what isn’t working and discover who’s fault it is, you...

Real Transformation

Integrating healthy new patterns of behavior into your everyday life requires overcoming a mountain of past conditioning. The reason it can take so long to learn some lessons is that it requires effort and intention to undo long-established patterns. Often, all...

The Mark of True Creativity

A sharp and innovative mind is one that derives something useful from every situation in life. But positive thinking sometimes gets a bad rap for being superficial. Critics label optimists as simple-minded and Pollyanna. If people don’t sufficiently recognize...

How You See Your Cup Matters

Don’t dismiss an optimistic outlook as simplistic or naive. Seeing the cup as half full improves how you feel. A positive frame of mind energizes, while a negative one consumes vitality. When it comes to your attitude toward life, you have complete free will....