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Inspiration

Living a Life You Love: Radiate Self-Acceptance

Radiate Self-Acceptance Attract more people who love, respect, and accept you just as you are. Published on September 30, 2014 by Susan McQuillan, M.S., RDN in Cravings So you’re not perfect. You struggle with food issues. Maybe other issues, too. But the truth is, everyone is flawed. Accept that fact, then accept your imperfect self for who you are right now. Once you...

The Creative Personality

The Creative Personality Creative individuals are remarkable for their ability to adapt to almost any situation and to make do with whatever is at hand to reach their goals. By Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, published on July 01, 1996 - last reviewed on June 13, 2011 Of all human activities, creativity comes closest to providing the fulfillment we all hope to get in our lives....

Kicking the Habit: The Ten Keys to Positive Change

Good Morning, Today, I want to share with you an article from Health Journeys about the 'The Ten Keys to Positive Change.'  This wellness report was written by Traci Stein, PhD, MPH and brings up a lot of great points about change, and how to accomplish the positive change you want in your life. "Even if a significant part of you desires change, there...

Failure as the Single Best Marker of Human Success

Failure as the Single Best Marker of Human Success Glorious dandelion fields betray stories of failures. The same is true with us. Published on September 4, 2014 by Glenn Geher, Ph.D. in Darwin's Subterranean World Failure is a predictor of success. This is, without question, one of life's great ironies. And it has deep roots into the evolution of life. And it is,...

10 Ways To Radiate Positivity And Be Attractive

10 Ways To Radiate Positivity And Be Attractive Feeling insufficiently beautiful? Positive vibes attract like light draws moths. Published on July 20, 2012 by Susan Heitler, Ph.D. in Resolution, Not Conflict There's negative and there's positive vibes. Criticism sends out negative vibes.  So do complaints, disagreement, blame and frowns.  Love, by contrast, involves the emanation of positive energies.  Expression of thanks, gratitude and...

How Do You Stop Comparing Yourself to Idealized Images??

The Land of the Beautiful People How do you stop comparing yourself to idealized images? Published on March 20, 2014 by Mary E. Pritchard, Ph.D. in Diet is a 4-Letter Word Last night I sat in a circle of beautiful women, college students in their 20s. We talked about the land of the beautiful people. Many of them were from Southern California and...

Pay It Back and Pay It Forward

Pay It Back and Pay It Forward Or the emergence of positive evolutionary psychology Published on July 23, 2014 by Glenn Geher, Ph.D. in Darwin's Subterranean World One of the single greatest advances in the evolutionary behavioral sciences in the past several decades can be described as the intellectual bursting of the “selfishness” dam. In 1976, renowned biologist, thinker, and writer, Richard Dawkins...