Here’s why it really pays to be more positive: Medical research has shown that enjoying simple pleasures and a positive outlook cause a measurable increase in your body's capability to fight disease. An optimists’ health is unusually good, mentally and physically, allowing them to age quite well.
How Confident Are YOU? 02/24/2012
The reason the answer to this question is so important to you is this: Numerous studies indicate that happy people are more confident and therefore are more successful in all aspect of their lives, specifically in their careers and relationships.
What may be even more important to know is that confidence and happiness have a direct link to positive mental and physical health.
Respond with Insight not Fight or Flight! 02/16/2012
Many studies have shown that stress releases the adrenaline response of fight or flight. Whether the stressful situation is positive or negative, your body’s chemicals kick it into high gear. You instantly react to the stimulus, heart racing, sweaty palms, and feeling that emotion that ‘I need to do something, NOW!’ Fight or Flight? How about neither?
DANGERS OF SECONDHAND NEGATIVE WORDS! 02/07/2012
Are you at risk? How exposed are you? I'm referring to the negative words we may hear or see at work, home, online, on TV, etc. Negative words and phrases that are not necessarily spoken to you; but still find their way into your subconscious mind. The damage is not obvious at first, but with repeated exposure over time, these negative words can do serious damage.
Get Back on Track! 01/31/2012
Even the most successful individuals can hit a bump and find themselves off track at some point in their lives. You can become confused at the loss of momentum and uncertain as to how to get back on track. All that is needed is something that can keep you motivated. I have found that one or more of the following suggestions will assist you in regaining your forward momentum and you will soon be back on track!
Motivation is intriguing. Sometimes, you need big things – life events that have the power to turn you around – and other times, you only need those tiny motivators – a cute saying on a poster or daily affirmation – to make you feel like you have the power to call your own shots. Allow me to share 4 basic ways to effectively re-energize your motivation mojo!
Secrets To Building Your Confidence. 12/28/2011
You need to build up your confidence from time to time. How you feel about yourself has a lot to do with feeling confident. To feel confident, you should have this feeling that you can achieve the goals you have set for yourself.
Everyone has been gifted with one or more talents. To think like a winner you must feel confident that you are good in these skills. Below are a few ways to train you to think like a winner:
10 Ways to Effectively Manage Your Goals 12/16/2011
It is good to set goals that challenge you, but if you can never reach the goal, you will not do yourself any favors. You need to think realistically about your dedication to a balanced life. It will come with some sacrifices in certain areas, but it will reap many benefits in your life – health, relationships and happiness to name a few. Are you effectively managing those set goals in your life? Has your life and goals seemed to become unbalanced? Is there a balance between your work, family, and personal goals? I have included 10 ways to assist you in effectively managing your set goals…
Why Be Happy? 12/08/2011
In reality, poverty, stress, violence, competition, and oppression are all around us. In Africa and other third world countries we see people dying of hunger, we see those in power; abuse and beat down people to gain a foothold over their own fellow countrymen. We see everything around us, but we fail to look within ourselves. You are asking ‘why be happy?’ Chances are you are one of the thousands if not millions of people taking or on the verge of being recommended antidepressants.
5 Tips on Natural Weight Loss 12/02/2011
Over the years, losing weight has been the dilemma for many people not just in the United States but also around the world. In fact, we are overwhelmed with the advertisements for all the new diet systems and weight loss medicines available. However, there have been so many negative feedbacks about most of these diet systems and weight loss medications. Some are not as effective as they claim to be while some even have bad side effects.
Cynthia A Copenhaver
I live in South Haven, Michigan and am excited at being able to create and share this blog with you. I hope you return often as I will provide you with many creative concepts that I have learned and put to practice successfully to achieve my end set goals! Believe me, you can do it, too!
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