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positivity
15
Feb

Love is Work

  “Find work you love and you will never work a day in your life.” Attributed to the Chinese sage Confucius     Love is work.  A lot of work.  Everyone wants to find work they love, but rarely do we put thought to how much work it takes to develop work we will love. ...
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15
Apr

The Upside of Your Darkside

  The following blog post is from Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener, a leading scholar of Positive Psychology.  His firm, Positive Acorn, offers training for coaches and corporations. I think this new thesis and forthcoming book will be a great addition to the growing body of work within Positive Psychology. I agree with the perspective that the...
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02
Oct

Quotes You Collect

Have you ever wondered what you are telling yourself when you are drawn to a quote?  In my never ending attempt to keep my desk somewhat organized, I collected up some pages I had torn out of here and there with quotes that must have caught my spirit on some day.  Here is what I...
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30
Jun

Love is a Business Attribute

PositivityDr. Success Challenge:  As you go about your business day — and the business of your life today — consider sharing joy.  The groundbreaking research of Positivity found ‘joy’ to be an attribute of ‘love’. Before the research was ever conceived, two prominent minds contributed these words of wisdom: “To get the full value of...
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09
Jul

What does Gratitude Feel Like?

Gratitude is a positive emotion usually referring to a state of thankfulness or being thankful.  The definition of thankful is “conscious of benefit received.”  But what does it FEEL like to be thankful?  That was the question posed in my morning reading. So I got, “I am thankful for a client order.”  “I am thankful...
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30
Dec

Positively Moving Forward

I enjoy the last week of each year. I enjoy seeing all the year in review articles and shows on TV. Granted, not all of the review is good stuff, yet seeing it all together allows me to appreciate why I might be feeling a bit like my get-up-and-go has gotten-up-and-went. As I reflect on...
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13
Dec

Sex is Not Love

Newsflash: Sex is not love. Sexual acts are physiological functions. Feeling the positive emotion of love may be desired, but not required, to engage in a sexual act. The day you stop confusing sex for love you may have enough energy left to develop the well being and happiness you desire. With that sense of...
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