Way to Become More Optimistic
It's simple and even enjoyable to do.
Too Shall Pass
Learn how you can stay calmer during arguments and stressful
For Self-Defeating Thoughts
A simple method for dealing with the kind of self-defeating thoughts
that can result in panic attacks.
A conversation on dealing with your own anger effectively.
Change your state of mind quickly and reliably.
An Interview On Optimism
No matter how optimistic you are right now, if you became even
more optimistic, you would be healthier and more successful.
But we optimism has little to do with positive thinking or looking
on the bright side.
How to feel good more often
by changing where you put your focus.
The media has a negative bias because your own brain has a negative
Fun of Yourself Profoundly
A technique to release yourself from your own pettiness and greed.
How to solve problems and feel better by thinking better.
What does calmness have to do with enlightenment? Why are enlightened
people so calm?
Why Doesn't Positive Thinking Work?
You've tried it and positive
thinking didn't help. Why? And why do so many people advocate
You Should Avoid Bad News
As one researcher put it, reading about Clinton's sex life or
watching OJ's trial is not appropriate stress for a healthy mammal.
The Danger of Keeping Up With The News
See how good intentions can
lead to a continuous representation of the world as worse than
it really is.
News Distorts Reality
Even when the reporters aren't trying to distort reality, it
happens anyway simply by selecting out information that you would
not otherwise be aware of. Oh, but there's more...
What does the watching the
news do to your state of mind? Find out here.
it Do Any Good?
How to change your thoughts when you want to.
The Wisdom You've Already Got
How to use your memory to improve your life.
Power of Optimism
Why be optimistic?
Find out how the ideas of Albert Ellis, Martin Seligman, David
Burns, and Julian Simon are related to each other.
How to have a better attitude and what's so great about having
Becoming Smarter and Happier By Seeing Through
Improve your thinking and it
will make you feel better. It will help you prevent yourself
from feeling bad when there is no good reason to feel bad.
This brief article describes a study that looked at which attitudes
helped breast cancer patients survive.
Improve your mood by taking your challenges more gradually.
Pessimism is like a lamprey that sucks the lifeblood out of you.
Find out what you can do to keep your determination and motivation
even in the face of setbacks.
How to Stop Being Pessimistic
Find out the four ways we have a natural bias
toward the negative, and what you can do to protect yourself.
How to Stop Negative Influences
Learn different ways to control your input
and keep yourself from being influenced negatively by your environment
and other people.
Optimism is a Cause Worth Fighting For
It feels good to be more optimistic, but it
is not a trivial pursuit. It has consequences.
Pessimism is a Violation
of Your Integrity
You may not have thought of
it this way before, but allowing pessimism to remain in your
thought habits harms you.
Is Pessimism Realistic?
Most pessimists wouldn't call themselves pessimists. They'd call
themselves realists. Is there a difference?