Shift to the Positive

Place Your Goals within Reach — and Your Stress Far Away

Monday is for taking a fresh approach to re-imagining your future. If you’ve been feeling stressed, take a moment to see a different outcome.

Forgiveness

If you’ve been holding in a lot of anger after someone hurt you, you might be hurting yourself even more. Stress caused by being mad at someone or holding a grudge can have an effect on physical health. One way to alleviate those symptoms is to practice forgiveness. This Monday, resolve to relieve yourself of a stressful burden and learn to forgive.

Extend Out and Spread the Warmth in Your Daily Interactions

This Monday, learn how to practice your compassion and spread the love and positivity you receive from your mother, father, and loved ones to everyone you meet.

Uncommon Ways to Improve Your Moody Mondays

Feeling moody this Monday? Sometimes moods are hard to shake. They can linger like fog and make it hard to see your way.  Use this Monday to pivot towards the positive. Here are four unique ways to let the sun shine through.

Stress Awareness Month: Start Your Monday and Your Month Fresh!

This time of year, many of us are happy to shed our cold weather gear for something lighter and go outside. If your outlook needs some lightening up, this Monday is the perfect time for a refresh! You can use every Monday to kickstart a positive outlook and keep yourself on a path towards contentment.

Manage Your Anger This Monday by Flipping the Script and Staying Positive

Even the most level-headed people will run into a situation that will make them feel angry. That’s only human! However, you don’t have to let anger take over. There are plenty of ways to replace your anger with more constructive thoughts. This Monday, turn your frown upside down and pivot to the positive!

This Monday, Visualize Your Goals to Make Them Easier to Attain

Leading an exciting, busy life is a great way to stay on your toes and get a lot of things done. If you become overwhelmed, it may be difficult to focus on your most important goals. This Monday, set some time aside to imagine a less hectic future – one in which those goals are already achieved!

Staying Sunny Through the Winter Doldrums

When February rolls around, many people start to feel symptoms of the winter blues. Stories about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) pop up at the beginning of every winter season when the temperatures drop and the days shrink. But even when the days start getting longer and the end of winter is in sight, people are still dealing with some symptoms that may be disrupting their daily lives. If you’re feeling the winter blues this Monday, here is some advice to take charge of the rest of the season!

Mindfulness 101: Loving Kindness

Practicing mindfulness, as we have been learning all this month, has great benefits for reducing our daily stress. Even when done separately, deep breathing, being present, and being positive all help to calm the mind and help you refresh yourself in just a few minutes. This week, let’s take those benefits and extend them to others. Practicing loving kindness is a great way to build empathy and compassion; two things that help you look beyond yourself and put a stressful situation into perspective. This Monday, spread the good vibes and make it a great week for you and everyone around you!

Mindfulness 101: Be Positive

Once you’ve learned how to clear your head of daily worries with the basics of mindfulness, such as deep breathing and being present, the next step is to shift your state of mind. If stress has been causing you to have negative thoughts, try switching your direction and think positive. Look on the bright side this Monday and spread sunshine everywhere you go!