The Power of Positive Thinking

  The Power of Positive Thinking ‘’The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.’’ ~ John Milton On 24th December 2007, St. John’s Memorial Hospital was buzzing with news of Ward No. 5’s recovery. Despite it being Christmas Eve, the nurses and doctors alike were seen running over to congratulate the doctor.  Everyone wished to witness this Christmas miracle before they headed home. What was this miracle you ask? Well, it all began on a fateful May morning… On the surface, it had been just another day for Margaret Marshall. She was running around the house searching for her bags and books. Her mother was calling her for breakfast and she could already see the school bus getting smaller from her window. ‘’Are you running late again, magpie?’’ asked her Mrs. Marshall, as she peeked out from her room. ‘’>>>

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Why Prayers Should Be a Regular Fixture of Your Day?

Why Prayers Should Be a Regular Fixture of Your Day? Do you know how much a prayer can help you? There are countless manners in which an effective daily prayer can actually help you get through the day. Life can seem pretty hopeless, meaningless and dark at times. To get away from the daily stressors of life, it is very important to spend some time alone in a quiet environment. Different spiritual practices such as yoga and prayer can also help in renewal and growth of the soul. Praying in the right way can also help increasing thankfulness. You can also seek forgiveness from your sins to purify your heart and character. Prayer can actually mend your day and change it for the better. Be it morning or night, you can boost the positivity and optimism in your day by working on your spiritual energy. So, why should prayers be>>>

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How to Survive Around Negative People

How to Survive Around Negative People There are cosmic blackholes that suck matter. And then there are human blackholes that suck your positive energy. It gets increasingly difficult to work with such negative people in your team or your workplace. Their day isn’t complete unless they have burst your bubble at least twice or rained on your parade. Before they polarize you negatively too, you need to adopt a certain attitude to deal with the negative vibes that emanate from them. Ignoring pessimists is not going to solve your problems. After all, you will face many of their kind and you need a game plan to ward off these energy vampires. Disengage Negative people tend to exaggerate issues and harp about the same problems for hours and days. They usually make a mountain out of a molehill. Lend them a listening ear if need be or offer advice and support.>>>

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Surrounding Yourself With Positive People Will Uplift You

Surrounding Yourself With Positive People Will Uplift You People who happen to be mostly around you can have a great influence in your life. For instance, when people move from one country to another, they can start to lose the accent that they talk in and become more like the people of the local culture. However, this is just one type of an example of the impact that people surrounding you can have on you. There is also the positive and negative impact that can completely change you as a person and influence you in ways that you never thought were possible. Why You Should Stay Away From Negative People Negative people are in a rut themselves, and they will make sure that they drag you down with them. While it is not bad to help other people out with the problems that they are facing, but you should not>>>

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The Benefits Of Positive Thinking

The Benefits Of Positive Thinking While many of us know or have heard about the impact of positive thinking, very few of us actually apply the concept into our daily lives. Positive thinking does not necessarily mean that we simply ignore all the negativities that are happening around us. It encourages us to have a more pleasant and constructive approach towards the negative things and encourage us to have an ability to not feel frustrated when things do not go as we planned them to be. The Health Benefits Associated With Positive Thinking Here are some of the health benefits that have been associated with positive thinking: Better coping skills when stress levels and hardships increase Better physical and psychological well-being Higher resistance to common cold Enhanced life span Lower distress levels Lower depression rates Reduced death risk as a result of cardiovascular disease While it is not clearly known>>>

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11 Lessons The Simpsons Can Teach Us About Happiness

11 Lessons The Simpsons Can Teach Us About Happiness The Simpsons, the longest running sitcom on television, has twenty-six seasons under its belt. Each year, new generations of children become fans of the popular cartoon show. Homer’s rants, Bart’s antics, Lisa’s goody-two-shoes behavior, Marge’s sensibility, and Maggie’s cuteness make people laugh. Hidden behind the wise cracking jokes and the sassy remarks is a lesson. Here are the eleven lessons the Simpson family is trying to tell us: 1.     Your Family is Your Family, No Matter How Weird They Are In almost every episode, Homer is seen wringing Bart’s neck or Bart and Lisa are seen fighting with each other. The biggest embarrassment of the family is Homer Simpson who spends more time on drinking than work. Even with Homer’s embarrassing nature, his family, even Bart loves him. In short, they accept each other as they are because they are family.>>>

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An Astronaut’s Guide to Optimism. What’s your resolution?

An Astronaut’s Guide to Optimism. What’s your resolution? If you’re looking a new perspective on the world in 2015 who better to provide it than a man that’s literally seen the big picture. In Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield’s latest video, filmed in Dublin, he reflects on the state of the world and he’s pretty optimistic about the future. “Our world is not as bad a place as we often feel it to be. It is easy to look to the future and lament how far there is left to go, but sometimes it is helpful to stop and reflect on just how far we’ve come. “This New Years, my resolution is to help make our world a better place. What’s yours?” Here’s to the year ahead and more words of wisdom and optimism. “It is the possibility that keeps me going, and though you may call me a dreamer or>>>

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