Stay Positive

Stay Positive

Complainers, whiners, pessimists...sometimes, the people in our lives just see the glass as half empty. But that doesn't mean they have to bring everyone around them down.

How to Get Happy in Five Easy Steps

There are some simple behaviors and cognitions that will increase happiness.

Ann Hite: Can children of dysfunction beat their fate?

A lifetime of connections lost and found with her brother.

You’re On My Last Nerve!

Unleashing the Self-Talk Build-up

The Secret to Feeling Less Horrible

How Depression Taught Me To Be Happy

What to Do When You’re Married But Lonely

3 ways to connect with the distant person next to you on the couch.

Deja Vu All Over Again

Avoiding our problems makes them just keep coming back

Making Up Is Hard to Do... For Kids

How children resolve conflicts with friends

Options for the Unhappily Married

Can you fake your way to a happier marriage?

Eating Our "Mental" Fruits and Veggies

How to Become More Positive and Happy

Cynical? You're Increasing Your Risk of Dementia

Your attitudes can affect your mental health, in a big way.

Finding your own path from anxiety to pleasure

We each need our own toolbox for managing anxiety -- some tools you can use

The Narcissistic Boss

When a boss is impossible

A Simple Act of Kindness

What can you do to make a difference in someone else's life?

Soft Criticism

The art of gentle correction -- it's not about offering praise.

Beyond Homina, Homina, Homina: Tackling Tough Questions

Getting grilled without getting burned

How to Be 1% Happier

The happy songs playlist

A Crying Face in the Crowd

Loneliness may very well be the black plague of the 21st Century.

Gaining Perspective on Anger and Childhood Wounds (Part 2)

We can learn to use anger in a way that generates good things in our lives.

Pessimists: Stay Away From Me

Hell-in-a-hand-basket thinking is selfish

The Best Kept Secret to Happiness: Compassion

How compassion is the best kept secret to being happy, healthy, wealthy and wise

A Recipe for Success Needs this Secret

Is having “High Hopes” the secret ingredient of success?

Westboro Baptist Church: Modeling Empathy on the High Road

Instead of following WBC's example, counter-protesters can model a better way.

7 Steps to Living the Life You Imagined

A person’s life is too often a repetition or reenactment of the past.

Five Powerful Happiness Habits You Need to Learn

Simple, proven ways to be consistently happier, now and in the future.