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Assume Positive Intent #happiness

I’ve recently learned this interesting and very powerful phrase that I now use to reframe everyday encounters. Every time when I interact with someone face to face, on a call, via email (especially email) I remind myself: Assume Positive Intent

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Art Saturday – Spanish still life #amwriting

I am making more time to write and it’s amazing. I wanted to share my new poem today. At the moment I am inspired by Frank O’Hara. Hope you make time for creativity, positive experiences and people you love this … Continue reading

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We all need some Positive News

I’ve been keeping an eye on these guys. I just love the idea of positive news – there is too much negativity around and good news do not get enough attention. I was too late for their crowdfunding campaign but … Continue reading

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How to give and receive love, starting now – Barbara Fredrickson’s TED talk

This short video is a great summary of a 6 week positive psychology course I am taking on Coursera currently. It’s fascinating how Fredrickson redefines what love is – see below. Giving and receiving love is vital for our well … Continue reading

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To be happier, prioritise positive experiences on your to do list

If you find seaweed in your nether regions, you must be on a holiday ­čÖé I am in my bucket list destination – Fuerteventura in Spain. Several days to pause, breathe, clear headspace, think about important things. In between being … Continue reading

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Build your Positivity Portfolio #happiness

I am taking a┬áPositive Psychology┬ácourse.┬áI wanted to share one of the exercises. First, in the course they define 10 positive emotions as below (the last line reads LOVE). They also state that positive emotions broaden our perception (rather than narrow … Continue reading

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Undoing is as important and difficult as doing #happiness

Sometimes undoing is as important and difficult as doing and takes as much time. Sometimes people who seem to lead average lives are actually working to transform themselves from within. Sometimes learning what you are not is as important as … Continue reading

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