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  • Spreading positivity
    Spreading positivity
    “Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior,” said Mahatma Gandhi. Supposing this statement is true, its opposite must also be true: your...
  • Second Wave Spirituality: Passion for Peace, Passion for Justice
    Chris Saade on 'Second Wave Spirituality'
    Brought to you by North Atlantic books.1. What was your inspiration and motivation behind creating your new book, "Second Wave Spirituality Passion for Peace, Passion for Justice"?The years of my young adulthood laid the foundation for a...
  • YES!
    Review: YES!, by Jason Mraz
    This week sees the release of Jason Mraz's fifth studio album, YES!. This follows his highest-charting album, 2012's Love is a Four Letter Word. That album peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200. Thus far, his albums have climbed higher with...
  • We were created to be happy
    15 things to give up to be happy
    Creating a new mind is like cultivating a garden. The manifestations you produce from the garden of your mind will be just like crops from the earth’s soil. Dr. Joe DispenzaThe Divine created each person to be happy. There was no other...
  • I Teach
    How to develop a positive classroom environment
    When starting the class each week it is good to start with something positive. Affirmations or quotes are good to motivate the students to give 100%. Empowering the students is key to success in the class as a whole. If the students feel safe in...
  • Health and marital conflict in older couples: Positivity and personality.
    Health and marital conflict in older couples: Positivity and personality
    A husband’s agreeable personality and good health appear crucial to preventing conflict among older couples who have been together a long time, according to a study from University of Chicago researchers. The report found that such...
  • Beautiful Altar
    Manifesting Happiness in Our Daily Living, Adding Joy Juice to Our Lives
    Do you start your day with a smile? Do you jump out of bed and begin your day with gratitude? Does your day consist of one serendipitous moment after another? Would you like to add more 'Joy Juice' to your life? Here are some tips on how...
  • Happy scale
    Happy scale
    On a scale from 1 to 10, 1 being sad and 10 being ecstatic, how happy are you? Sociologist, Christine Carter, PhD and author of Raising Happiness discussed this topic on a recent Dr. Oz show. She defined a happy life as, “Being one that is...
  • Brandi Glanville
    ‘RHOBH’ star Brandi Glanville tweets about positivity after Lisa reaches out
    “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Brandi Glanville has revealed that things will be switched up in Beverly Hills this season, so it isn’t surprising that she wants things to be positive between herself and her co-stars...
  • The positive outweighs the negative
    The Down Factor: Eliminate Negativity From Your Life
    My alarm clock roars awake on my nightstand⎯reminding me that another murky day is about to begin. As I stare at it with discontent, I ponder the question: Why bother?Why slither my way out of this warm cocoon that I so admirably fabricated for...
  • Counselor and client
    Positivity prevails for post modern psychoanalytic therapeutic types
    There are three types of post modern psychoanalytic therapeutic types which are the most prevalent types. They include cognitive, eclectic and psychodynamic.Cognitive therapy types focus on changing negative thought patterns (distortions), one of...
  • Teresa Giudice
    ‘RHONJ’ star Teresa Giudice claims Bravo doesn’t want the positive from family
    “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice and her brother Joe Gorga have been trying to make things work and create peace in the family. And it sounds like they have actually made lots of progress, even though it wasn...
  • Friday the 13th
    Why Friday the 13th might not be so terrible
    The sixth day of the week and the number 13 both have foreboding reputations said to date from ancient times. It seems their inevitable conjunction from one to three times a year (there will be two such occurrences in 2013, exactly 13 weeks apart)...
  • Tree lined amber sunset
    "A Midwest melting pot where mindset matters"
    Crickets make their music by night, the sun melts anything that moves by day and the flat land stretches as far as the eye can see. A little town in Central Illinois, where the population doesn’t even hit five digits, is this Chicagoan's...
  • Do Your Thoughts Really Create Your Reality?
    Do Your Thoughts Really Create Your Reality?
    Have you ever heard the saying "Your Thoughts Create Your Reality" but are not quite sure what it means? It's actually a very simple concept. What it's saying is that what you primarily think about, you will create in your life....