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Being Thankful for Stress

In the book Before Happiness, Shawn Achor discusses how simply knowing about the benefits of stress can cause you to not have as many physical symptoms that are normally associated with distress. He writes, “Those who had watched the video highlighting the enhancing rather than debilitating effects of stress reported a 23 percent drop in physical symptoms associated with distress (such as headaches, backaches, fatigue). What’s more, on a scale of 1 to 4, productivity assessment moved from 1.9 to 2.6-nearly a 30 percent increase.” He was comparing groups who had watched a video about the negative effects of stress and those who watched a… Read More »Being Thankful for Stress

Using Affirmations To Attract What You Want

A lot of people in this law of attraction field use affirmations. Affirmations are short mantras to affirm to yourself that the things that you want to happen are already happening. Because what you believe, you perceive. If you believe that you are healthy, and you focus in on that belief, then that is what you will see more of in your life. Your brain is like a camera in that it can focus on a specific idea while allowing everything else to become blurry. When you focus in on something it grows larger and you can see it more clearly. Using affirmations helps you… Read More »Using Affirmations To Attract What You Want

Freedom Convoy Protestors’ Positivity Is Their Magic

I’ve shared this meme saying “Your joy is your magic” before. Though some might consider it woo nonsense, there’s actually a very good logical explanation for why being happy (versus being fearful or spiteful) helps you succeed. In this article I want to discuss one reason why the Canada Freedom Convoy protestors are immensely more effective at protesting than Black Lives Matter was in 2020. The Happiness Advantage If you’ve never read the book The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor, I highly recommend checking it out. There have been many studies that show being happy gives you a competitive edge. One of the studies he… Read More »Freedom Convoy Protestors’ Positivity Is Their Magic

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