More Quotes to Combat Negativity

“People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.” Mother Teresa . . . → Read More: More Quotes to Combat Negativity

New Job, Difficult People

I recently had a conversion with my direct boss that left me feeling devalued and like I was a inch big.  I was super ticked off and wanted to rebel.  But I have only been at this job for 4 1/2 months and with the exception of this one boss, everyone, including me,  feels I . . . → Read More: New Job, Difficult People

Residual Pieces of Anger

When we go through something that hurts and makes us angry – like a relationship that has broken up or a death of a close friend or family member, do we hang onto some of the anger? . . . → Read More: Residual Pieces of Anger

Whatever feelings you have within, you are attracting your tomorrow.

Worry attracts more worry. Anxiety attracts more anxiety. Unhappiness attracts more unhappiness. Dissatisfaction attracts more dissatisfaction. AND… Joy attracts more joy. Happiness attracts more happiness. Peace attracts more peace. Gratitude attracts more gratitude. Kindness attracts more kindness. Love attracts more love. Your job is an inside one. To change your world, all you have to do is change the way you feel inside. How easy is that? . . . → Read More: Whatever feelings you have within, you are attracting your tomorrow.

Thoughts Sponsor Emotions (Anger)

Have you ever been told to “count to ten” to reduce an angry outburst. Most likely you have. Well, counting doesn’t work to reduce anger. After all, it is a product of your thoughts, not from your ability to count. Since emotion comes from our thoughts, what would help is to re-think the truth about the event. Once you find the real truth, then you come closer to the actual reality of the event which changes your thoughts about the event which changes the emotional reaction you would have. . . . → Read More: Thoughts Sponsor Emotions (Anger)

Think Before You Fight

Each of us deals with Anger in a different way.  Some internalize it, some ignore it and some spread it around by projecting onto others.   But anger always finds a way to deeply affect the person who carries it within themselves.  Anger always finds a way out but we are the only ones who can . . . → Read More: Think Before You Fight

Processing Anger (and other tough situations)

I’m not one to anger quickly. For some people, anger is a catalyst, but it makes me feel dull-witted, sluggish, and out-of-control. So I feel it is best, to maintain my focus, to let anger flow out of me as soon as possible.

Here’s my escalating process to release my anger:

Seclusion: I get away . . . → Read More: Processing Anger (and other tough situations)

Anger and Positivity or: What I Learned From the Local Social Security Office

I was in a situation a couple of weeks ago; it was not a positive situation.  I found I am not as positive a person as I want to be—I have some work to do.  I have been pretty positive through all that we have gone through since November.  I became pretty angry when I . . . → Read More: Anger and Positivity or: What I Learned From the Local Social Security Office

The Ripples of Life

Many disruptive and stressful things have been happening around me lately. I am soon to retire from my job. It started as a 20 hour a week job that was to last for a year. It became a full time job that lasted ten. There have been negative vibes surrounding my significant other and also surrounding one of my children. I have been outraged, but a calm outrage. Does that make sense? . . . → Read More: The Ripples of Life