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Archives for April, 2011 - Page 2


How We Lose Hope and How to Get it Back

Hope is the life force that keeps us going and gives us something to live for. Hope is a crucial part of dealing with life's problems and maintaining resilience is the face of obstacles. Even a glimmer of hope that our situation will turn around can keep us going.

Though, when we begin to lose hope, things can seem bleak. When we run into constant resistance and are prevented from reaching our...
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How to Shift to a More Positive Mindset

Have you ever heard of getting a "check up from the neck up?"

I love this saying because sometimes all we need is an attitude adjustment in order to make things better in life. Positive psychology offers many applied ideas to start instilling more positivity and improving our perspective and attitude.

Whether we need to improve our performance at work, create better relationships, or simply have more positive emotions there are ways to...
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How to Use Positivity to Cope with Stress

Stress is just a part of life, and the more we understand it and how we respond to it, the better our chances of neutralizing it. There are many ways to cope with stress, though one thing we don't typically think of when dealing with a troubling or distressing situation is positive emotions.

When difficulty emerges we probably don't even consider that positivity is appropriate, but research is revealing that...
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