Positivity is powerful. Exuding optimism can raise the spirits of others while also giving you a beneficial boost.
For this week, we’ve compiled a list of our most popular articles from 2019 to help shift your mindset and actions to the positive. Whether it’s using social media to spread good vibes or learning (or reminding yourself) how to quickly unwind, these tips and techniques will prove useful for the rest of your life.
Check out the articles below, and use this Monday to start shifting to the positive.
Spread Good Vibes
A recent study showed that reading other people’s positive Facebook posts triggered happiness in 64% of people. Similar studies of online behavior concluded that people were more likely share words like “happy,” “love,” “nice,” and “sweet” than negative terminology. Make happiness go viral with this loveable GIF. Click the link below and share on your favorite social platform.
Unwind This Monday With The 5-4-3-2-1 Coping Technique
The 5-4-3-2-1 Coping Technique is an approach designed to ease your mind and get you through stressful moments. The goal with this exercise is to use the five senses to focus on the moment and avoid multiple anxious thoughts that can get in the way of your progress.
Find Your Happy Place
Need to address your stress? Use Monday to find your happy place. When you feel too much tension, take a moment to imagine yourself in a place where you feel relaxed and content, your happy place. Also known as visualization or guided imagery, this research-supported tool can help you reduce stress.
Apps for Stress Relief
Technology has come a long way in making our lives easier, including how we handle stress. These apps will help you get into the right mindset to accomplish your goals and focus on positive steps to improve your life.