Today’s Solutions: November 29, 2021

Power of Positivity

Attract more positivity to your life with these 5 daily habits

When Tyler Beaty lost his job after nearly a decade, people often told him to “think positive”. He tried but found it did little to change his attitude. It wasn’t until Beaty took some time for deep self-evaluation and realized that many of his habits were feeding negativity into his life Read More...

OPTIMIST VIEW: Holiday Conversations - How to keep it positive

Let’s talk about the Optimist in the room "I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder." G.K. Chesterton By Amelia Buckley The holiday season kicks off in the autumn with Thanksgiving, and extends through the New Year in Read More...

Sage and respected: Positive words linked to positive outcomes as we grow older

Aging is often associated with unpleasant side effects: achy joints, forgetfulness, limited mobility.  But one technique that has proven to make a difference and improve the lived experience of growing older is “positivity”. Psychologist Becca Levy studies the correlation between attitudes Read More...

These 3 strategies will help you train your mind to be more positive

When something goes wrong at work, it’s normal to take that negative experience and hold onto it for the rest of the day —  or maybe even for the whole week. That tendency is a product of how our brains are wired, and it exposes us to extra, unneeded stress. But it doesn’t have to be Read More...

Optimism Is More Than Positive Thinking

Psychologist Elaine Fox believes optimism isn’t a choice, but a habit. She has some advice on how to develop it—because it’s not just good for you, but for everyone else.  By Marco Visscher From The Optimist Magazine Fall 2015 It’s the perfect day for a conversation about optimism. Read More...

How to transform your negative thoughts and become an optimist

Being an optimist can bring you an array of physical and mental health benefits (that's why you are a reader of The Optimist Daily). On the other hand, being chronically negative can foster feelings of depression and stress that are detrimental to your overall healthy. Fortunately, research shows Read More...

The art of prioritizing positivity

What happens if you would try to feel happiness… right now, at this very moment? It might work, but chances are high that it won’t. Studies have shown that deliberately trying to maximize your happiness in the moment may backfire. But we won’t leave you here with this conclusion. Because a Read More...