Twelve Tips to Safely “Go Optimistic”

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”

Bullying Prevention

Kerry Flynn Moeykens, my Co-Author in the collaborative collection CONTAGIOUS OPTIMISM! www.contagiousoptimism.net (publisher Viva Editions) has “hit the nail on the head” re the commonality between bullies and victims: shame and low self-esteem. We hope this helps break the chain!! She sent me her short piece below that I’m happy to share:    Something Happened at School Billy came … More Bullying Prevention

Resilience + Hope = Optimism!

I’m a co-contributor – author of Contagious Optimism and we did a radio show about this!  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/eileen-lichtenstein/2013/06/24/soar-with-resilience-contagious-optimism Contagious Optimism (publisher: Viva Editions) is an uplifting book series that helps people look past the tough times they may be experiencing and instead see that there is always something positive ahead of them. We call this “Positive Forward Thinking.” The … More Resilience + Hope = Optimism!

Optimism- Your Choice!

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!