#Mindset

The Best Positive Quotes About Adaptability For Moms ★ Elayna Fernandez ~ The Positive MOM ♥ – Positivity Article

The word adaptability has roots in the Old French adapter (14c.), the Latin adaptare “adjust, fit to,” from ad “to” (see ad-) + aptare “to join,” from aptus “fitted.” The intransitive of adaptability meaning “to undergo modification so as to fit new circumstances” dates from 1956.  The dictionary defines adaptability as the trait that allows something or someone to change according to need or environment. It also means “the quality of being able to adjust to new conditions.” Some synonyms of adaptability are flexibility, versatility, compliancy, and adjustability. Antonyms of adaptability include…

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Is It True That It All Works For Good? Exploring Romans 8:28 ★ Elayna Fernandez ~ The Positive MOM ♥ – Positivity Article

It all works for good.  Even if those who have never read a page in the Bible are familiar with at least a paraphrased version of this popular verse. And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. ~ Romans 8: 28 KJV Is it true?  Do we really know that all things work together for good? All as in the good, the bad,…

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The Power Of Being Faithful In The Little Things Everyday ★ Elayna Fernandez ~ The Positive MOM ♥ – Positivity Article

Mother Teresa said, “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.“ It sounds like an easy enough quest, because big changes and big projects may feel intimidating. However, the little things can be so hard to do. We often won’t even consider the little things because they may seem silly, ridiculous, perhaps even useless. Being faithful in the little things, perhaps, requires a rare set of strengths that make a whole lot of difference.…

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Unlock Your Positive Thinking With The Optimist Creed ★ Elayna Fernandez ~ The Positive MOM ♥ – Positivity Article

An optimist is “a person who tends to be hopeful and confident about the future or the success of something.” A creed is “a set of beliefs or aims which guide someone’s actions.” That’s why I think that The Optimist Creed is a guide to unlock your positive thinking.  Even though we all know that there is nothing magical about optimism, there is significant research showing that positive thinking has great benefits in all areas of life. And well, that’s…

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The Best Positive Quotes About Safety For Moms – Positivity Article

The word safety comes from the Old French sauvete meaning “safety, safeguard; salvation; security, surety,” the Medieval Latin salvitatem (nominative salvitas) “safety,” fand the Latin salvus meaning “uninjured, in good health, safe.” The dictionary definition of safety is “the condition of being protected” and “the state of being safe” from a non-desirable outcome. Safety also means understanding the hazards and knowing how to keep them under an acceptable  Freedom, security, assurance, asylum, cover, and refuge are all synonyms of safety. Some antonyms of safety…

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Positive Affirmations For Uncertainty, Anxiety, and Fear ★ Elayna Fernandez ~ The Positive MOM ♥ – Positivity Article

It’s hard to be positive and calm when we’re dealing with uncertainty, anxiety, and fear. I am not a medical doctor, so I’m sharing from my perspective, having been intimately familiar with these feelings and conditions most of my life. It’s one thing to worry about the future and it’s another to worry about how you will get through the day, and whether you and those you love will actually get through the day.  Illness, loss of income, poverty or…

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The Most Positive Quotes From Frozen 2 – Positivity Article

Frozen 2 is finally available both on Digital and Blu-ray and my daughters and I loved the exclusive bonus content in the in-home version, especially the outtakes, deleted scenes and songs.“Frozen 2” is packaged several ways to ensure families get the most out of their at-home viewing experience. A family movie night is a must, especially one involving charades!In “Frozen 2,” we find answers about Elsa’s power and where Anna stands, as we fall in love with Kristoff and laugh at…

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5 Steps To Live A Life You LOVE – Positivity Article

Do you love your life?If I’m honest, there have been many times in my life in which I didn’t love my life at all. My mind goes to dark places and it wants to stay there.I hate my lifeI want to dieWhat’s the point?This sentiment has been shared by many of the moms I coach and talk to a regular basis.Going through pain is hard, so it’s only natural that we don’t exactly love it when life is painful. However,…

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The Best Positive Quotes About Love For Moms – Positivity Article

Ahhh Love! The word love (noun) comes from the Old English lufu “feeling of love; romantic sexual attraction; affection; friendliness; the love of God; Love as an abstraction or personification.” and the verb love originates from the Old English lufian “to feel love for, cherish, show love to; delight in, approve.” The dictionary defines love as “a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person,” “a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, as for a parent, child, or friend,” “sexual passion or desire,” or “affection based…

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7 Things You Need To Let Go Of To Be Happier And More Positive In Life ★ Elayna Fernandez ~ The Positive MOM ♥ – Positivity Article

I reconnected with a friend last week and we had a short and powerful chat, catching up about the challenges we both experienced in the past year or so. We discovered that we react similarly to pain, trials, and turmoil when they inevitably show up in our lives.We hadn’t really connected for a while because we were both focused on staying happy and positive, which required an unusual degree of isolation.The saying goes that “we never lose friends, we simply learn…

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The History and Meaning of Christmas Lights ★ Elayna Fernandez ~ The Positive MOM ♥ – Positivity Article

At the end of each year, I always feel blessed to celebrate Christmas, which for me and my family, it’s all about the birth of Jesus Christ, my personal Savior.Christmas is truly “the most wonderful time of the year” for me, because it is the only holiday I celebrate with my whole heart. Because I am an immigrant, I can’t really say that I relate to other celebrations or can really get into them, but Christmas is really meaningful to…

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What To Do When A Friend Is Cruel To You ★ Elayna Fernandez ~ The Positive MOM ♥ – Positivity Article

I consider Henry David Thoreau to be one of the wisest men to come from U.S.A. I am a big fan, and in fact, one of my goals is to visit the iconic Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts, which became a National Historic Landmark in 1962, where he lived in a cabin by the shore and wrote “Walden; or Life in the Woods.” In chapter 18, the conclusion to this life-changing book, he discusses the value of a simple life without…

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The Best Positive Quotes About Self-Care For Moms ★ Elayna Fernandez ~ The Positive MOM ♥ – Positivity Article

The word “care” comes from the Old English cearu, meaning “sorrow, anxiety, grief,” also “burdens of mind; serious mental attention.” The meaning of “charge, oversight, attention or heed with a view to safety or protection” is from c. 1400. The meaning “object or matter of concern”, as well as the meaning of “take in hand, do,” or take care “be careful” are from the1580s.Care is found in the dictionary as “the process of protecting someone or something and providing what that person or thing needs,” “to feel interest or concern,” “to be concerned about,” “attention…

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The Best Positive Quotes About Truth For Moms – Positivity Article

The word “truth” comes from the Old English triewð (West Saxon), and treowð (Mercian) “faith, faithfulness, fidelity, loyalty; veracity, quality of being true; pledge, covenant.”The dictionary defines TRUTH as “that which is true or in accordance with fact or reality,” “ the body of real things, events, and facts,” “a transcendent fundamental or spiritual reality,” and “sincerity in action, character, and utterance.”Fidelity, constancy, trueness, verity, veridicality, veracity, veraciousness, exactness, exactitude, correctness, accuracy, true, veracity, truthfulness, reality, and factualness are all…

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The Best Positive Quotes About Gratitude For Moms ★ Elayna Fernandez ~ The Positive MOM ♥ – Positivity Article

“At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” ~   Albert Schweitzer“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher“Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul.” ~ Amy Collette“Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the…

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Lady and The Tramp on Disney Plus – Positivity Article

During my secret visit to the set of Lady and the Tramp in Savannah Georgia, my blogger friends and I were pleased to interview Thomas Mann (Jim Dear) and Adrian Martinez (the dog catcher). They are both such humble, sweet, and lovely people all around and I’m really excited to help you get to know them a bit better.When we talked to Adrian, he told us he actually didn’t know mom bloggers existed! We all got a good chuckle out…

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Simple Ways To Be A Positive MOM And Shift Your Mindset ★ Elayna Fernandez ~ The Positive MOM ♥ – Positivity Article

So you wanna be a Positive MOM? Before I share my 7 simple ways to be a Positive MOM, let’s be clear on what being a Positive MOM is not:a positive mom is not a super moma positive mom is not a perfect moma positive mom is not always happyVery simply stated Positive MOM is one who focus on the positive, so being a Positive MOM means that you shift your mindset, even when you’re going through challenges, or experiencing…

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Why Receiving Is Difficult (and How to Make It Easier) ★ Elayna Fernandez ~ The Positive MOM ♥ – Positivity Article

Do you struggle receiving gifts, help, and compliments? If you ever wonder why receiving is difficult and wish there was a way to make it easier, you’re not alone – and you’re in the right place, too!Some are convinced that the reason for someone to have issues with receiving is because of pride, and I can assure you this is rarely the case.It sounds easy enough to say “Thank you, I accept,” but it’s just not so simple. Receiving gifts,…

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The Best Positive Quotes About Wisdom For Moms ★ Elayna Fernandez ~ The Positive MOM ♥ – Positivity Article

The word “wisdom” comes from the Old English wisdom “knowledge, learning, experience,” from wis  + -dom. Its roots mean “to perceive, to discern” and “to know.”The dictionary defines wisdom as the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgment; and the quality of being wise.Sagacity, intelligence, understanding, insight, perception, perceptiveness, discernment, prudence, and good sense are all synonyms of wisdom.  When we think of wisdom, we think of Jesus Christ, famous religious leaders, philosophers, and leaders throughout the history of the world.We can all agree that wisdom goes…

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The Best Life Lessons and Quotes from Cinderella ★ Elayna Fernandez ~ The Positive MOM ♥ – Positivity Article

It’s Cinderella’s 70th Birthday, so I decided to put together a list of the best life lessons and quotes from Cinderella – and there are so many! Cinderella is one of our favorite fairytales and animated Disney movies of all time. Cinderella’s story is a timeless classic and a magical story that inspired us to not settle, to follow our dreams, and to be true to our true royal nature. Though you’re dressed in rags, you wear an air of…

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The Best Positive Quotes About Time For Moms – Positivity Article

The word “time” has its origin in the Old English word tima, which means “limited space of time,” and the Proto-Germanic *timon- “time” from PIE *di-mon-, suffixed form of root *da- “to divide.” The concept of “time as an indefinite continuous duration” is recorded from late 14c. Time can be defined as “a continuous, measurable quantity in which events occur in a sequence proceeding from the past through the present to the future.” Time is what we measure in minutes, hours, days, and…

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The Best Positive Quotes About Forgiveness For Moms ★ Elayna Fernandez ~ The Positive MOM ♥ – Positivity Article

The word “forgive” comes from the Old English forgiefan “give, grant, allow; remit (a debt), pardon (an offense),” also “give up” and “give in marriage”; from for- (“completely,”) + giefan (“to give or receive”). The dictionary definition of “forgive” is to cease to feel resentment, to give up resentment, or to grant relief from payment. Some synonyms of forgiveness are: mercy, compassion, grace, charity, and overlooking. I read somewhere once that a definition for forgiveness could be “to give up my right to hurt you…

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