Positive Mind and Wellness

Surviving the Post-Election Apocalypse with a Positive Attitude

Post Election Day Positivity: How to Stay United and Hopeful! Immediately following the election of our 45th president, sadly the country became a divided nation.  Never before have so many Americans been so torn, conflicted and upset during an election period.  While a winner was declared in Donald J. Trump, it was a heartbreaking loss for America and her citizens.  This loss didn’t come from either side not being victorious, it came from the breaking heart of our country as some friends, neighbors, relatives and complete strangers began celebrate while others began to turn on each other in anger and in fear and began to rally together to protest. People took to social media to publish political findings and opinions on their Facebook and Instagram accounts.  Others took to marching...

100 Positive Attitude Book Giveaway!

In honor of the success of our Attitude for Life book launch, we want to give back to our fans!  In celebration of our mission to help spread positivity everywhere, and to help improve the mindsets and lives of our fans, we have decided to giveaway 100 copies of Attitude for Life on Kindle!   (Don’t worry, if you don’t own a Kindle, you can download the kindle app/reader on your phone, iPad, computer or tablet device free of charge!)  We couldn’t be more thrilled with the feedback and response from our fans and are really excited to spread the love by giving 100 lucky fans the opportunity to win the life changing book that is opening minds and changing attitudes across the nation! How to enter: To enter our drawing to win one of 100 Positive Attitude, Attitude for Life bo...

10 Secret Things Insanely Successful People Do Every Day

There are a number of habits that will help an individual become successful and the most successful people in this world have usually adapted an entire ritual of “daily best habits”. They stick to these habits religiously as they greatly contribute to their success by improving efficiency and productivity on an every day basis. Today, I’m going to share ten of these best kept daily habit secrets with you: 1. They focus on the most important thing they need to do, instead of multitasking. Successful people know that they have to bite the bullet right away and get the most important task done first. It’s all about organizing your priorities. Multitasking, while beneficial at times, shouldn’t be utilized during your most important tasks. It causes productivity, attention to detail and work pr...

4 Impeding Words Successful People Never Use on the Road to Success

We are what we think, and also, sometimes what we say.  Our words can be very powerful motivators and can also have a substantial impact on us consciously and subconsciously.   Sometimes through expressing the negative, we become negative.  We actually train our body to think in a negative manner through repeated use of negative words and phrases.   There are other words that are not necessarily negative, but can subconsciously impede progress, actions and productivity.  These hidden words are words that impact you actually putting plans in motion and taking action on a dream, goal or belief.   To avoid this from happening, you need to simply avoid the use of these words and phrases.   1. “I’m confused.”      Now don’t get me wrong, it’s ok...

8 Ways You Need to Love Yourself Now

Loving yourself is the most important thing you can do, and despite what some may thing, it comes well before loving others.  You can’t love others fully or genuinely unless you love yourself.  Instead that love you feel you may have for others is really filling a vacancy of the love you may not have for yourself.  To truly love someone the way they deserve and to truly be loved by someone the way you deserve, you must genuinely know what it means to love yourself and do it, every day. 1. Loving yourself is accepting who you are.  There are things you will be able to change about yourself and things that you cannot.  You need to be realistic and understand who you are and what you are and not be sad and jealous of others who are things you want to be.  You have to work on the things you ca...

10 Things You Will Regret Doing (Or Not Doing) in 10 Years

Every day of your life you will make conscious choices.  Sometimes they are beneficial choices that lead to extraordinary lives and pave the way for your greatest achievements to be made, and dreams to come true.  Other times we make choices that will negatively impact our lives down the road.  We may not see it at the time, the long term damage that these choices and situations may cause, but ultimately these types of choices will end up being the biggest regrets of our lives.  Here are 10 of the biggest choices you may make early in your life, that if not taken more seriously may be the biggest mistakes of your life: 1. A tattoo or piercing.   This one may seem self explanatory and generally taken with a grain of salt.  People get piercings and tattoos all the time depending on their per...

10 Ways to Make a Bad Day Better!

Sometimes bad days are unavoidable.  No matter what you do to prepare, bad things can happen at anytime and you can be given bad news at any time, and when it rains, it pours.  They can bring you down, crush your spirits, and cause you to separate yourself from others into a vortex of self pity, sadness and isolation.  But this isn’t always the best way to tackle a bad day.  The best way to tackle a bad day is to bring some positivity to it! Here’s a list of the top 10 ways you can make a bad day better: 1. Call an old friend:  This helps for many reasons.  With social media and texting being the social norm, we often forget to simply reach out and call our friends for that special, and heartfelt, one-on-one time.  Not only will it give you a chance to vent out about whatever h...

5 Reasons to Take the High Road in an Internet Feud

With the mass amount of people on social media, may take to one or numerous online methods to express their feelings, anger, frustration, disgust, betrayal or disapproval against friends or enemies.  While you always have the right to be heard, and sometimes letting out helps you to feel better, sometimes publicly displaying your negative feelings across various social media channels may actually do more harm than good in your life.  In order to live a positive life, it is best to always take the high road, regardless of how you may feel, or at least really think carefully before starting a public feud on the internet for all of your friends, family and coworkers to see.  Here are the top 5 reasons why you should take the high road:   1. You never know who is watching or listening.  E...

The 5 Most Important Things Successful People Do in the Morning

Morning people are successful people.  In order to get ahead in life, you need to get ahead on your day, every day.  CEOs, professional athletes, entrepreneurs, they all harness that much needed willpower to develop a morning routine that gets them ahead of the competition.  They don’t have a snooze button.  Instead they jump out of bed each morning with energy and enthusiasm, well rested and ready to tackle their day. Here’s the top 5 things that successful people do every morning: 1. Get up an Hour Early: If you haven’t guessed it, not only are they morning people, successful people get up extremely early.  Research has shown, not only are early risers more optimistic and conscientious, they also anticipate problems and minimize them more efficiently.  Which is critical...

10 Ways to “Let it Go” and Move on With Your Life

Holding onto the past negativity can be very toxic and hard to let go of.  It becomes a heavy anchor that weighs you down and holds you back.  The hardest thing to do at times is not necessarily to hold on, but to let go of the things that negatively impact your life.  Some things in your past you can change, but only moving forward, while other things you can’t change at all.  We’d love to offer you a few tips to moving on and refocusing your positive instead of letting the past haunt you. 1. Stay Busy – Sometimes the best way to let go of something is to just stay busy and be too busy to think about it.  Fill your day with tasks, hobbies, new experiences, entertainment, work, and friends – all things that bring joy to your life and make you happy. 2. Closure ̵...

Top 5 Tips to Sleep Like Royalty | AskTrainerDavid.com

By David Nekava NASM CPT, CES Health & Fitness Professional  AskTrainerDavid.com YOU! Are nature’s greatest miracle… Wouldn’t you agree that you deserve the best of health & vitality? In our modern “on-the-run,” “go-go-go” lifestyles we often put our own health and well-being on the back burner in exchange for deadlines and other people’s agendas. Without question, rest and recovery is the single most important factor to address when it comes to sticking points in health improvement. We need uninterrupted, deep, restorative, fast-acting and consistent sleep in order to really shine. We need to sleep like ROYALTY. It’s easier said than done, absolutely…. To be clear, this blog post isn’t about the myriad of scientific reasons sleep is essential to health, but more a fast, practical ...

Nocebo Effect: The Damage Caused by Negative Thinking, Just Because You Believe

Medical experiments are required to have a control group in order to validate the results. Participants are given something innocuous like a sugar pill and are not told whether they’ve received the medicine or the placebo. In many cases, patients who receive the placebo will respond to treatment as though they had received the medicine. Their bodies physiologically respond to the pill because they believed they were receiving the treatment. This is known as the placebo effect. The nocebo effect is a lesser-known occurrence that is an evil twin of the placebo effect. Nocebo in Latin means ‘I will harm;’ it is the opposite of placebo, ‘I will please.’ A nocebo is a neutral element that is given with the suggestion that it will do you harm. In thinking that they are given something harmful, p...

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