Why Do Some Affirmations *Work* - and Others Dont?

By definition,an affirmation is a statement repeated time and again either verbally or mentally-or written down. The words of the affirmation statement - in themselves -when spoken, thought of, or written *without* a pictorial (visualized) or emotional connection- make a very weak affirmation.Affirmations, when worded correctly -- and when emotionally... Read More

Positive Mental Attitude

Look at this glass on the table in front of you. Is it half-full or is it half-empty? Now, do you realize that it is entirely for you to decide what the answer to this question is going to be. The choice is yours. So, the very... Read More

Top Ten Ways to a More Positive Outlook on Winter

Year after year I find more and more individuals saying to me that they were still waiting for the warm temperatures to arrive one more time before the snow comes. In many ways these individuals did not have a very positive outlook on the arrival of the winter season. What... Read More

Why Positive Thinking Doesnt Work!

There was someone I used to work with who, well aware of their tendency to look at the negative side of things, used to constantly tell themselves to "think more positively". This was said with such a feeling of desperation that I just knew that not only would they... Read More

Power of Positive Beliefs

I am an educator as well as a coach and am interested in what it is that brings out the best in the people with whom I work. Over the last few years I have read a great deal of research on the power of beliefs. I am convinced that... Read More

Be Positive

This may sound quite aberrant to most of the younger generations who are not really exposed to the personality development articles, books or motivational lectures.Being positive does not indicate that we aren't able to handle a situation which is of abstruse nature. Being positive means, seeing the opportunity, seeing the... Read More

Positive Mental Attitude

1. Smile2. Laugh3. Greet people courteously4. Be enthusiastic5. Dream. Engage in 'Imagineering'. Set a goal. Aim high.6. Act. Work your plan. Don't be an 'Excusiologists'.7. Be single minded in your purpose.8. Love your work.9. Be focused at all times. Be dedicated, disciplined and regular in your work.10. Show commitment.11. Strive... Read More

Anamchara - Beyond Positive Thinking

One of the most well known books ever written on success is James Allan's "As a man thinketh."This book advocates thinking in a positive manner in order to create the life you dream of having. It suggests all you have to do is change your internal dialogue and you can... Read More

Your Mental Attitude is The Key!

As a being of thought, your dominant mental attitude will determine your condition in life. It will also be the gauge of your knowledge and the measures of your attainment. The so-called limitations of your nature are the boundary lines of your thoughts; they are self-erected fences, and can be... Read More

Life Changing Attitude

Do you really believe that there is anything in this world that is impossible?I'm 21 and I had to grow up at accelerated rates because of multiple circumstances in my life. One of them was the divorce of my parents, my mother had no money and my father didn't seem... Read More

In The News:

Volleyball: Tyler maintains positive attitude  Van Buren Press Argus-Courier
How to Prime Your Mind for Optimism  Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley
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Every time something doesn't go quite right (rather frequently for... Read More

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Speaking comes to most people as naturally as breathing. On... Read More

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There is a wonderful story about the famous escape artist,... Read More

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One of my class fellows was really tensed, when asked... Read More

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