Tagged: be positive


Back to School

It is that time of the year!  Stores are ready with “back-to-school” sales on all the products to prepare you for the new school year.   However, what does your mental health tool kit look like with...

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Happiness Set Point

There is an idea in psychology that we all have something called a happiness set point. A happiness set point is a term used to describe our general level of happiness, and it is...

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I think I can — I think I can — I think I can

Photo credit: SortOfNatural via: Flickr Positive self-talk can be an effective tool in boosting your mood.  You can also reduce stress by eliminating negative self-talk.  Learn more about the power of positive self-talk and stress management.  Start...

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100 Happy Days

Have you heard of 100 happy days? The idea is to take a picture every day of something that makes you happy. What’s the point?  When you try to find something each day that...

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Happiness in the Moment

“Happy people know that regardless of what happened yesterday, last month, years ago—or what might happen later today, tomorrow, or next year—now is the only place where happiness can actually be found and experienced.”...

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A shoulder to lean on

If you really needed help, who could you count on? You might think first of a friend your own age, and while they may be good at listening and empathizing with you, they might...

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Being Only Human

Almost anything can affect us negatively. Pretty much anything can affect us to an extreme degree, even if we don’t expect it to. It can be the major, like aspects of a relationship (friend,...


Trick or Treat

Chances are, we’re well into your favorite time of year. Most people say that autumn is their favorite season (though other sources say people prefer spring, but both seasons are very popular), and included...


Finding Happiness in Yourself

You probably read the title of this article and had some thoughts on your own. If you’re anything like me, you had thoughts of disbelief. Life is too hard to begin with. It has...


Does it Really Matter?

Some things are more important than others. Do I have enough food and water? Am I safe? Do I have people to talk to and share a genuine connection with? These things are very important. How many “likes” did my post get? Do I have the newest Apple product? Is my bed made? Did Jonny use a coaster? These things are less important (not unimportant, simply less important).