Positive Thinking

7 Reasons Why Embracing The Unknown Leads To Success And Happiness

Life. Are we ever aware of what might happen tomorrow? Do we know what will happen one year from now and where our lives will be? How about knowing …

Motivation

'Sorry' not enough when apologising, professor says

Sorry seems to be the hardest word, as Elton John said, but if you want to be forgiven you will need to say more than that.<p>Monash University …

Elton John

10 reasons why you're dreaming about your ex

For most people, sleep is the best, partially because it gives us a chance to relax and dream. But sometimes, those dreams can be the source of major …

One Minute Meditation For Forgiveness And Anger

I get it: forgiveness can be tough. People behave badly, but if we hold onto anger, it doesn’t help us. It doesn’t help the other person, either. It may feel like we’re fighting ourselves – and yet I am a huge advocate of forgiving.<p>I believe in forgiving everything. And everyone. Because there is …

Addiction and Self-Forgiveness

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” That’s the first quote that comes up if you search Google for quotes about …

Psychology

Forgiving For Giving

Life ain’t easy.<p>People are complex.<p>I happen to believe that the great majority of us are well meaning.<p>I’ve been thinking a lot about communication …

Communicate

Quotes from 'The Tao of Pooh'

"Those who have no compassion have no wisdom. Knowledge, yes; cleverness, maybe; wisdom, no. A clever mind is not a heart.Knowledge doesn't really car …

Spirituality

18 Reasons Why Do We Find It So Hard To Forgive

Why Do We Find It So Hard to Forgive?<p>One reason we resist forgiving is that we don’t really understand what forgiveness is or how it works. We think …

Forgiveness

I Don't Have to Apologize; I'm Mentally Ill!

Transcript For “No Apology, I’m Mentally Ill” Video<p>Q: Why do I have to apologize for things that I did when I was really symptomatic? I was sick, …

Psychology

I'm Learning How To Fight For The Right To Be Who I Am

I'm not proud to admit that I let people take pieces of me over the years -- that I let myself believe I was wrong for who I am -- and so I changed or shrunk or tucked parts away. I'm not to the point of feeling grateful for all the times I gave away my power to someone or something else, because …

M-learning

I miss you, Baba!

I write this with a very heavy heart and I know writing it down won’t make things easier or lessen the pain, but I write today because it’s been a …

Syed

'I apologize with all my heart,' says teen who started Eagle Creek fire

"I have learned from this experience and will work hard to help rebuild the community in any way that I can," he said.The teenager who pleaded guilty …

How Allison Janney channeled her inner critic for 'I, Tonya'

<i>Allison Janney stars as LaVona Golden, Tonya Harding's mom, in "I, Tonya."; Credit: Photo courtesy of Neon</i>Darby Maloney | The Frame®There are two …

Jeff Gillooly

The Beauty of Love and Forgiveness

Forgiveness doesn’t come easy. It requires laying bare heart and soul to reconciliation, but it also requires a wrenching physical feeling that …

Joni Mitchell

5 Ways We Compromise Our Self-Worth and How to...

Why do you feel unworthy? So many of us feel unworthy. We feel like we’re not good enough, like we don’t fit in, and like we don’t matter. We’re …

Psychology

Will Forgiveness Improve Your Sex Life?

Talking trust and love after transgression.<p><b>This story appears in the April issue of VICE magazine. Click HERE t</b><b>o subscribe.</b><p>In the wake of his election, and the protests that followed, soon-to-be president Trump issued a Thanksgiving address that called for embittered Americans to "heal [their] …

The Emotional Side of Positive Change

Positive change evokes and emotion. Every change begins with a decision to do or not do.<p>Take a moment and ask yourself what emotion or question arise …

Self-improvement

What Life Was Like When I Briefly Had Abs

I actually felt more insecure removing my t-shirt at pool parties and the beach when I had abs than when I didn’t. I felt like I was showing off each …

Women of Color

Forgiving Too Fast?

February 16, 2018 by Scot McKnight<p>By Mike Glenn<p><b>Forgiving Too Fast</b><p>When I was in high school, I had my wisdom teeth taken out. I was entering into that …

La La Land

Inspirational Living: Motivation, Self-Help, Spirituality & Positive Thinking

Motivation

People Are Sharing Their Biggest Regrets & It's Oddly Inspiring

In theory, "no regrets" is a great life mantra — but in practice, the older you get, the easier it is to look back and think, <i>wow, I wish I'd known</i> …

Self-help

These are the two most empowering words you can add to your vocabulary

<i>Forgiveness isn’t always an easy thing, but letting go of anger, resentment, and disappointment can be life-changing. That goes double when it comes</i> …

Lifestyle

How to Use Positive Psychology to Get Past Your Partner's Annoying Quirks

How to Use Positive Psychology to Get Past Your Partner’s Annoying Quirks<p>Tips from Philly's positive psychology pros.<p>By · 2/14/2018, 3:21 p.m.<p>Image …

Philadelphia

You can feel the horror of the Florida school shooting unfold in this text exchange between two sisters

<b>(CNN) —</b> Facing death, 17-year-old Hannah Carbocci wanted her big sister.<p>A bullet had just pierced the wall of her classroom at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Gunshots -- a lot of them -- had exploded. Someone in her class was hurt. Someone else, somewhere, was …

CNN

My Psoriasis Made Me Braver: Here’s Why

I’ve had psoriasis for just over 12 years. The journey since my diagnosis has had its ups and downs. At some points in my life, I’ve felt stronger, …

Psoriasis

Do You Prefer Childlike Wonder or Adultlike Wonder?

Recently, I was at a dinner party, and a new acquaintance told me that he wanted to cultivate a <b>life of childlike wonder and adventure.</b><p>I was …

Happiness

49 Compliments We'd Rather Hear Than "You're Pretty"

<b>Please raise your hand if you’ve ever felt personally victimized by the words: “you’re pretty.”</b> No? Yes? If you identify with the latter—us too. …

Social Work

Loving Her Came All At Once

For us, everything happened all at once. That night of our first kiss was also the night we were each reborn. The moment we touched each other’s …

Relationships

Radical Acceptance with Tara Brach: If You’re Hard on Yourself, Read On

Have you ever thought, “Something’s wrong with me”? I suspect we all have at one time or another.<p>We’ve thought we’re too quiet, too loud, too eager, …