Category Archive: Articles

Make a Decision and Don’t Look Back

From Positively Positive by:  Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson Given the choice, would you prefer to make an iron-clad, no-turning-back decision, or one you could back out of if you needed to? Does that… Continue reading

18 Simple Truths Nobody Told Us While Growing Up

From Purpose Fairy You know how when you were a little child you used to thinks that grown ups have the answers to all of your questions and how those answers would in… Continue reading

Self-Compassion: Treating Yourself As You’d Treat a Good Friend

Kristin Neff…from Huffpost Healthy Living The golden rule tells us that we should treat others as we would want them to treat us. Maybe so, but hopefully we won’t treat them even half… Continue reading

How the Power of Positive Thinking Won Scientific Credibility

By Hans Villarica, The Atlantic Home Apr 23 2012, 1:55 PM ET 20 Psychologist Michael F. Scheier reflects on his groundbreaking 1985 research, which provided the scientific framework for exploring the real power… Continue reading

9 Reasons Why You Should No Longer Care About Others’ Approval

From:  Purpose Fairy “A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.” Vernon Howard Approval Seeking Behavior… If you ask me, this… Continue reading

Love Your Animals as much as They Love You

10 Things Your Dog Would Tell You   I got this from Positively Positive (his credit at the bottom) and thought I’d dedicate it to my dog, Daphney who died from bone cancer… Continue reading

15 Powerful Lessons from Life

There are so many great lessons we all get from life. I personally made a list with some of the most important ones so far, lessons who have had a great impact in… Continue reading

10 Reasons (Not) to Discuss Child Sexual Abuse in 2012

 By:  Jill Starishevsky I have heard them all.  I have heard all the reasons why parents don’t discuss child sexual abuse prevention with their children.  I have heard them so often that I… Continue reading

How to Know if it’s Real Love

By:  Martha Beck From   In a folktale that has been retold for centuries in many variations (one of which is Shakespeare’s King Lear), an elderly king asks his three daughters how… Continue reading

Dream…but take Action

The ironic thing about wisdom is that you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in… Continue reading

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