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You Are Much Stronger than You Think

By Positively Positive | February 9, 2019

“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” – Wayne Dyer One of the best days of my life was the day a dear friend of mine told me I sounded like a victim. At the time, I was outraged with a guy who obviously didn’t fulfill all […]

Things you’ll never hear from a Redneck

By Cool Developer | February 8, 2019

I live in the U.S. South so I can speak freely. Please keep in mind this is all in good fun 🙂 Things you’ll never hear from a Redneck: 1. “I’ll take Shakespeare for 1000, Alex” 2. “Duct tape won’t fix that.” 3. “Come to think of it, I’ll have a Heineken.” 4. “We don’t […]

Think a tidy house will lead to a tidy life? Think again

By Oliver Burkeman | February 8, 2019

This column will change your life Health & wellbeing Think a tidy house will lead to a tidy life? Think again Lifestyle gurus like Marie Kondo promise a sense of control – but there’s a hidden hazard ‘Nobody should be surprised when decluttering fails to bring the satisfaction they’d hoped for.’ Illustration: Michele Marconi/The Guardian […]

Against Impossible Odds by Jeff Kuhn

By Frank Sonnenberg | February 8, 2019

This is a story of a man who was told that his chance of surviving a tragedy was close to zero. In fact, his odds of survival were no better than being hit by lightning. He survived not one health crisis, but two. And he’s here to tell you about it. What’s more, he learned […]

Turn Your Hopelessness into Hope

By Positively Positive | February 7, 2019

Feeling hopeless is human. It is a very dark and destructive place to be. How can you turn feeling hopeless into hope? If you read this you might hope to find some hope. And if you have not yet felt hopeless, then chances are you will in the future. Much is written and taught about […]

3 Simple yet Powerful Beliefs That Help You Get What You Want Faster

By Positively Positive | February 7, 2019

I was thinking about you the other day. About how some days our enthusiasm supports us in doing the hard things, facing the big challenges, and keeping going no matter what stands in our way. And how other days, there isn’t a drop of motivation to get us moving even the tiniest bit. This came […]

Someone Told Me to Keep My Mouth Shut

By Positively Positive | February 7, 2019

When we were young … What were you like when you first joined the workforce, many moons ago? 17 years ago when I joined the workforce, I was shy and timid. I was always the quiet one at the meeting table. I didn’t know when to speak. Neither did I want to be seen as […]

A Five-Minute Trader Joe’s Dinner

By A Cup of Jo | February 6, 2019

Good news: Trader Joe’s month is baaaack! We’re kicking things off today with a recipe from a reader named Xizi: an easy rice bowl with egg, tahini and Trader Joe’s fan favorite, Everything But the Bagel seasoning. “I have blown through two jars with this hack. It still hits the spot Every. Single. Time,” says […]

Do You Remember the Good Old Days?

By Frank Sonnenberg | February 5, 2019

Change has been sweeping the globe, and it has had a profound impact on our lives. Maybe it’s time to see where change has taken us. After all, change is good — if it’s in the right direction. Do you remember the good old days when: It was cool to love your country. A cell […]

Optimism vs. Pessimism

By Positively Positive | February 5, 2019

My mom is the most pessimistic person I ever met. My dad was the most optimistic person I ever met. My mother had polio when she was two. When she was four years old she had to have a “birthday party” at the hospital where she was alone behind a glass wall and the other […]