Affirmations

“I Try to Focus on My Breath, and Within Seconds, I’m Focusing on the Deadlines I’m Missing.” – Happiness Article

Interview: Dan Zevin. Dan Zevin is a Thurber Prize-winning humorist who has written for the New York Times, The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, Rolling Stone, Salon, Real Simple, Parents, and The Wall Street Journal, and as a comic commentator for NPR. He’s also the author of  Dan Gets a Minivan and The Day I Turned Uncool, which were both optioned by Adam Sandler. His latest book and YouTube series is Very Modern Mantras: Daily Affirmations for Daily Aggravations. I love aphorisms, proverbs, koans, paradoxes,…

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The Power of a Competitive Expression – Self Improvement Article

Can putting on your “game face” actually motivate you, inspire you, and boost your confidence and grit? According to a new study published in the scientific journal Stress and Health, there may be a real benefit to putting on a “game face.” In one experiment, they had two groups of participants try to complete a 100 piece black-and-white mandala puzzle. The group that was asked to display a “game face” performed over 20% better on the task, and showed better…

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Wellness in the Workplace, Turn Your Desk into a Sacred Space – Spiritual Article

As wellness permeates more and more aspects of our lives, it’s time to turn to the office and make the workplace more supportive of our overall health and well-being. For those times when your busy, stressful professional life is taking a toll on your mental or physical health, or the negative energy from a coworker is draining you, your desk can be your sacred space where you can seek refuge from the hardships of your job. Not to mention the…

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5 Positive Affirmations to Beat Anxiety – *Positive Provocations* – Self Improvement Article

“I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth diminishing your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety and fear.” ~ Steve Maraboli Beating anxiety is an uphill climb. Anxiety can feel like its taking over your life and not allowing you to really live freely. It makes doubt and fear your constant companion. As I discussed in a previous article on the 5 Step Plan to Positively Reduce Anxiety, there is hope. It…

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Tips for Improving Long-Term Mental Health and Addiction RecoveryPick the Brain – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

Though it may be a surprise for some, mental health problems are commonplace. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, nearly 44 million American adults deal with mental health symptoms on an annual basis. That’s nearly 20% of the country’s adult population. Thankfully, similar to physical conditions like joint pain or eczema, mental health problems can be treated and managed before they become increasingly debilitating over time. That’s why it’s so important to develop strategies for improving your mental…

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Love Affirmations and Their Life-Changing Power — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

Have you ever wondered how self love affirmations can change your life? Or whether it is even possible to do so? This article will offer a much better understanding of how love affirmations actually work. Everyone has, at least once, come across a situation that was created by negative thinking. In the end, you even question yourself “ Did I just make this happen by imagining it?”.  Our thoughts are considered to be powerful enough to affect our moods and…

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The Untold Story of the Power of Affirmations – Self Improvement Article

Did you know that affirmations can have an incredible impact in your personal life, mental health, career and relationships?. I had the opportunity of taking part in a workshop, 5 Choices of extraordinary productivity, a Franklin Covey’s training. During the session, a lady shared a story about the affirmations that changed her life. At first, I thought to myself, this is something I can relate to because I have experienced it’s power. The story turned out to be touching and inspiring for me that…

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The Untold Story of the Power of Affirmations – Self Improvement Article

Did you know that affirmations can have an incredible impact on your life? You are about to hear a story that changed my thoughts reinforced my will to practice affirmations. I had the opportunity of taking part in a workshop, 5 Choices of extraordinary productivity, a Franklin Covey’s training. During the session, a lady shared a story about the power of affirmation that changed her life. At first, I thought to myself, this I can relate to because I practice it. The story…

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10 Powerful Positive Affirmations that Promise Self Healing in 2019 – *Positive Provocations*

Positive Affirmations are the Souls Vitamins, that provide the necessary positive energy to balance all the negative baggage we face daily. Happiest 2019 Darlings! I’m hoping the new year has been treating you well so far. As New Year tradition on Positive Provocations, I always start the year with Positive Affirmations that you can use for the whole year to facilitate self healing and growth. This year especially, I am focusing on “Healing Old Scars”. You know, the ones that…

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