postive mindset

What is Positive Mindset and 89 Ways to Achieve a Positive Mental Attitude

It is probably not a surprise to you that positivity is, inherently, at the center of positive psychology. Positivity doesn’t always refer to simply smiling and looking cheerful, however—positivity is more about one’s overall perspective on life and their tendency to focus on all that
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What is Self-Transcendence? Definition and 6 Examples (+PDF)

What is Self-Transcendence? Definition and 6 Examples (+PDF)

Self-transcendence: it’s a term you’ve probably heard before. However, if you’re like me, you never had a good grasp on exactly what it meant. You might have a hazy idea of “transcending” being akin to “rising above” and think of the concept as rising above oneself, but you don’t real
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Positive Child Therapy: 19 Child Counseling Techniques & Worksheets

Positive Child Therapy: 19 Child Counseling Techniques & Worksheets

Child therapy is generally not an easy topic for parents to discuss. Nobody wants their child to need therapy, but unfortunately, there are many difficult and even traumatic issues that children may encounter that a qualified professional can help them deal with. Although child therap
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83 Benefits of Journaling for Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Management (PDF)

83 Benefits of Journaling for Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Management (PDF)

“Writing in a journal reminds you of your goals and of your learning in life. It offers a place where you can hold a deliberate, thoughtful conversation with yourself.” – Robin S. Sharma You might picture a tween girl, laying on her bed with her feet waving lazily through the air and
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Positive and Negative Personality & Character Traits [2018 + PDF]

Positive and Negative Personality & Character Traits [2018 + PDF]

Why should you know your personality and character traits? Because they are big predictors of your behaviors and attitudes in life. The world we live in is different from what it was ten, five, or even one year ago. Thanks to social media, easy to use communication tools, and global m
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Drama Therapy: Essential Techniques, Activities & Exercises + Courses

Drama Therapy: Essential Techniques, Activities & Exercises + Courses

If you’re like most people (including me!), you were probably not familiar with the concept of drama therapy before landing on this page. That’s a real shame, and you’ll see why by the end of this piece. Drama therapy is an established and validated form of therapy that can be applied
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Psychoanalysis: What is Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory/Perspective?

Psychoanalysis: What is Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theory/Perspective?

You’ve certainly heard of Freud and psychoanalysis before, but if you’re like most people, you’re not really sure what it’s all about. You might also wonder how psychoanalysis differs from other forms of talk therapy, and the main distinctions between the theories behind each. If so,
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Values Clarification: How Reflection On Core Values Is Used In CBT

Values Clarification: How Reflection On Core Values Is Used In CBT

Values clarification is a technique used in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) that aims to help people understand their value systems. This article will cover what values clarification is and why it’s important in CBT. Finally, this article will cover how to use values clarific
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mood charts

Mood Charts: Track Your Mood With The Bullet Journal Mood Tracker & Other Charts

You can’t manage what you don’t measure. This is true in business, health, and can even be applied to personal life. The fact is unless an individual is able to organize, analyze and process the data they’re working with, reaching an accurate conclusion can be difficult. Firstly, beca
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strengths

What Are Your Strengths and Why You Should List Them

Most everyone can think of someone they love who they would consider being a strong person, but what makes that person strong? Is it their self-sacrificial nature? Is it their ability to push through hardship? Often times, the strongest people in our lives are those who overcome their
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A Life Worth Living: Why You Should Be Setting Goals In Life

Life Goals: Why You Should Be Setting Goals In Life

Nearly all people desire progress. Nearly all people fear falling short of their own and others’ expectations. Nearly all people struggle to make their aspirations a reality because of fear, lack of motivation, or a simple lack of understanding on how to realize them. At least one of
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Introspection in Psychology: 87 Self-Reflection Questions, Exercises & Worksheets

Introspection in Psychology: 87 Self-Reflection Questions, Exercises & Worksheets

Have you ever thought about your thoughts? Have you ever questioned your own mental processes? Do you sometimes take a moment to clarify your values in a moment of doubt or uncertainty? If so, you are no stranger to self-reflection! Self-reflection and introspection are important exer
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10 Communication Activities for Adults and College Students

10 Communication Activities for Adults and College Students

It seems like these days, customs for communication are completely confused. Sending emails can seem like diffusing a bomb, or knowing which topic to approach with a co-worker like stepping over landmines. With massive online social media usage changing how the world communicates, it’
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kindness and empathy

40 Kindness Activities & Empathy Worksheets for Students and Adults

What do you think are the most important traits to encourage in a child’s development? This is an inherently personal question, one that will provoke a wide variety of answers from parents, educators, and researchers around the world. There are so many traits and abilities that can ad
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LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®: The Challenge of Facilitating Positive Psychology with Groups

Often a minority consisting of a few individuals set the tone and culture of a meeting. They speak more frequently, define key concepts more often and conclude with stronger determination. The minority takes up the majority of the time, leaving a large group of participants standing o
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3 suggestions for a truly AWE–some life awe experience

What is Awe? A Definition And 3 Ways To Live An ‘Awesome’ Life

We all have the leading part in the play of our life. Our aims and goals seem very important and time has long been added to the list of scarce resources. But every now and then a moment of awe manages to challenge our understanding of the world. As a result, we feel pleasantly insign
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