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Some Common Ways We Screw Up Happiness

By Positively Positive | February 11, 2019

We all do some things that make it hard to be as happy as we can be. I try to identify these, because once I spot them, it’s much easier to avoid them. I’ve made all these mistakes. How about you? To delay to do something important until you have some “free time” — you […]

The Uneventful Days That Affect Us Forever

By Positively Positive | February 11, 2019

“Do human beings ever realize life while they live it—every, every minute?” – Emily, from Our Town by Thornton Wilder This past weekend I went back to the city where my brother and I had both lived for a while. In fact, I stayed in the small hotel where I saw him for the last time. […]

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Care About What Others Think

By Positively Positive | February 11, 2019

How much ever of a facade we put up, deep down, all of us want to be liked and appreciated. Whether it’s wanting to experiment with our career or being vocal about our feelings – there are so many instances when we avoid being ourselves because of the fear of judgment. Ask yourself – is […]

M&M Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

By Mariam E. | February 10, 2019

If you follow me on Instagram you probably saw me making these M&M Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars the other day when the kids were off school and they came out super yummy. The kids loved it! Who doesn’t love Chocolate Chip Cookies with M&M’s in them? It makes a delicious treat for kids and even […]

Crazies Create Convenience

By Positively Positive | February 10, 2019

“Stay hungry. Stay foolish.” ~ Steve Jobs I watched a Netflix documentary about the great Steve Jobs recently. He advised people to stay hungry and to stay foolish. If you are reading this post on your phone, a man deemed crazy by many played a chief role in creating your phone: Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs’ […]

Accepting Our Past In Recovery

By Positively Positive | February 10, 2019

One of the most difficult tasks in recovery from drugs and alcohol was learning how to accept my past. I often look back at who I was before, during and after our addiction. Throughout my active drinking and using I said and did things to family, friends and loved ones that I would have never […]

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 […]

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 […]