Tagged: positive thinking

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The Ukulele

In my previous blog, I mentioned how playing a musical instrument can put me in my happy place. I wrote about my first love, the violin when writing my post. While the violin is...

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Preparing for Gloomy Days

Though mental health doesn’t take vacation days like school does, there’s just something about the end of summer that makes times a little more difficult. Of course, the back-to-school struggles are always real, but...

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The Bigger Picture

I recently stumbled upon this quote, and I’ve been thinking about what it’s saying and wanted to share what I thought of it. I feel that many times during a struggle or a time...

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Learning A Balance Of Attitude

Last school year, I joined a new student organization at the University of Pittsburgh called Creative Minds Driven to Overcome (CMDO). I had the idea that service should be a fun, enjoyable experience for people...

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Getting Help: Where to Start

Mental health problems don’t only affect adults. Children, teens and young adults can have mental health problems, too. In fact, three out of four people with mental health problems showed signs before they were...

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Learning A Balance Of Attitude

This semester, I joined a new student organization at the University of Pittsburgh called Creative Minds Driven to Overcome (CMDO). I had the idea that service should be a fun, enjoyable experience for people to...

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Flow: The Secret to Positive Attitude

  In his TED talk, world-famous Hungarian psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi asks, “What makes a life worth living?” He emphasizes that money (and holiday presents, and external praise) cannot make us happy, and he has studied individuals who...

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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...