Positive Thinking

Overcoming negativity bias
Positive Living

How to Overcome the ‘Negativity Bias’

You’re not stuck in a half-empty glass if you recognize and work with your most challenging impulses.

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Gratitude helps with anxiety
Positive Living

How Gratitude Helps Us Cope with Anxiety

Giving thanks is a self-care tool we can use at any time.

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Inner rewards
Positive Living

How to Focus on Positive, Intrinsic Rewards

External rewards (like a brownie!) don’t always meet the moment when you are building a positive life from within.

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Resist pressure to be positive
Positive Living

How to Manage the Pressure to Be Positive

Being honest about what’s hard for you will help you be authentic when you are genuinely joyful.

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Power of Prayer

A Prayer for Today

This evergreen prayer from 1968 on peace and unity still holds true to this day.

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Zoom family call
Positive Living

How to Have Positive Conversations About Difficult Holiday Decisions

Families face choices about how and whether to gather for holiday meals this year. Stay true to your values to preserve relationships through the season.

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Keeping the family peace
Family

How to Avoid Family Meltdowns During the Pandemic

Relationships will be tested as long as COVID-19 is part of our national vocabulary. Give yourself space to stay true to what’s most important.

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Colors that boost your mood
Positive Living

How to Boost Your Mood with Color

As the pandemic wears on, make your home a more comforting nest this winter with these simple strategies.

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What makes you happy?
Emotional and Mental Health

What Is Happiness to You?

Research suggests that true happiness is not about just one thing.

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Get real and be happy
Life Advice

How Being a Realist Can Make You Happy

Researchers have found that realism is the approach that brings the most lasting, long-term happiness.

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