We are the only ones who can control our attitude. By focusing on what is strong and enduring and seeing our potential, we can take calculated risks and overcome challenges. • Optimism is not about sugar coating the truth. Lying gets you into trouble- even with yourself! • Think of possibilities from different perspectives. • … More Twelve Tips to Safely “Go Optimistic”
“Don’t worry about a thing, ‘Cause every little thing gonna be all right. -Bob Marley Growing up and beyond I became disillusioned with this statement, hearing it often from Mom. I heard “everything will be alright” when it wasn’t going that way at all and looked like no chance of improving. Later, as a young … More Everything will be alright…
Create an Attitude of Gratitude! Studies show that expressing gratitude increases positive emotion and decreases depression symptoms. It’s not possible to be grateful on a consistent basis and to feel depressed. Does this work for you?
Yay! After spending several hours (yes, I persevered!) on the website, and several calls to the help desk- you may find my spiral bound interactive book for overcoming obstacles and achieving success formatted and illustrated by James Rutnam of webtimegraphics.com and motivationalwhisperers.com. Now I’m working on uploading the digital-kindle version. check it out: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0615341810 . … More “SOAR! with Resilience” on Amazon!
Are you prepared to meet the “turnaround”: the coming in of our new economy, with all the additional and new demands it will place on your time and energy? Are the employees and leadership in your company ready to demonstrate and experience optimal: • Performance • Communication • Creativity • Stress Levels • Anger and … More New Bottom Line!
“When there is no vision,the people perish” Proverb 19 Vision-mission-goals-passions-dream board- We must have something to hold on to. When times are tough, especially, we need to look forward, see the big picture and be persistant, persevering and sometimes tenacious,; see the glass 1/2 full. We also must be flexible and “ride with the waves.” … More Power Quote:Proverb 29:18
Resilience defined in Webster’s New World Dictionary © 1982: 1. “springing back into shape, position, etc. after being stretched, bent or compressed.” 2. “recovering strength, spirits, etc. quickly.” Being resilient in body, mind and spirit is key to being happy and successful in all areas of life. Emotionally, it’s the opposite of being “stuck in … More The Resilience Factor
1. Take a small action that is a positive for your health- Drink more water, take a walk, meditate. 2. Call someone you love and trust and share your fears — getting fears out of your head will help. 3. Take a break– even if you are looking for work you need to unplug and … More 10 Back to Basics Steps to Move Forward
According to a US News and World Report poll, sixty percent of Americans said that President Obama’s inauguration made them feel “more hopeful about the next four years.” Even though the economy’s growth charts are hitting bottom, various news outlets are reporting a surge in spirit. So, what’s going on? Is optimism an unwise strategy … More Optimism- Your Choice!