Psychology

Here’s a Quick Way to STOP Negative Thoughts

“What we focus on, we empower and enlarge. Good multiplies when focused upon. Negativity multiplies when focused upon. The choice is ours: Which do we want more of?” – Julia Cameron Are you carrying around some junk? You know, those hurtful and disastrous things that you may have been told by someone during the course... Read More »

10 Benefits of Laughter, and How to Use It

“Even if there is nothing to laugh about, laugh on credit.” – Anonymous There may be more to the lyric “Put on a Happy Face” than just a catchy tune — putting on a happy face is absolutely good for you, and those around you. For hundreds of years, it has been acknowledged that “Laughter... Read More »

Improve Your Game With These 6 Mental Tricks

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.” – William James It’s a classic situation: You’re playing tennis, moving your opponent all around the court, everything looks easy. But suddenly, you can’t keep the ball in the court anymore. Your great forehand simply... Read More »

Instant Calmer: 11 Easy Answers to On-the-Job Stress

“Stress is an admission of weakness, a cry of defeat to the world.” – Carrie Latet No matter how calm or relaxed we are, we’ve all fallen victim to stress at one time or another. It’s very easy to succumb to stress throughout your hectic day. Things like being stuck in traffic on the way... Read More »

Warning: Do You Recognize These 8 Body Language Killers?

“A significant amount of communication occurs through body language. Though we can’t see our own, everyone else does. If you’re saying one thing and thinking another, your body language may well give you away.” – Gerri King, Ph.D. Did you know that 55% of communication is visual (body language, eye contact) and 38% is vocal... Read More »

Give Yourself a Lift With These 27 Effective Power Tips

“And what is a man without energy? Nothing – nothing at all.” – Mark Twain No longer have any energy? Feeling a bit under the weather lately? Livin’ la vida loca just doesn’t have the same appeal? There are times when getting through the day is hard to do. You’re not thinking clearly, your head... Read More »

19 Battlefield Tips to Survive Stress at Work

“Stress is the trash of modern life – we all generate it but if you don’t dispose of it properly, it will pile up and overtake your life.” – Danzae Pace We’ve all fallen victim to workplace stress at one time or another. And some of us probably even called in sick because of a... Read More »

Jazz Up Your Life Using These 11 Sports Psychology Techniques

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.” – William James In order to do your best in everyday life, you have to have the right mental approach. Many pro athletes use a sports psychologist, and you can apply some of the same... Read More »

20 Sure-Fire Ways to Come Up With Great Ideas

“Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.” – Napoleon Hill This guest post is by Leo from Zen Habits. If you like this post, I recommend you check out his site or subscribe to his feed. One problem that many bloggers face is the daily challenge of coming up with a good, useful post.... Read More »

How to Outsmart Your Brain and Handle Emotions At Work

“A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.” – Oscar Wilde We think of ourselves as balanced individuals. But our lifestyle... Read More »

Get Your Soul In Shape With These 11 Most Deeply Held Wisdoms

“The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear.” – Daniel Defoe A balanced life requires that we take care not only of the necessities of the body, feelings and mind, but also of the soul. Now I could prescribe some... Read More »

9 Easy Ways to Snuff The Stuff That Spooks You

“He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Fear is responsible for many things in our lives, if not most, frustration and failure. So when you’ll get to know how to work with and overcome your fears and anxiety, you’ll step into a world... Read More »