Optimism- When enough is enough
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Optimism- When enough is enough

My generation will never forget Stuart Smalley’s Daily Affirmations on Saturday Night Live. Stuart turns to the mirror and chants out his mantra…“I’m good enough, I’m smart enough, and doggone it, people like me.” (insert crowd laughing and applauding) I’m not going to lie, the optimist has often been the butt of punchlines, whether it … Continue reading

The Power of Having Something to Look Forward to… Getting out of the ‘Survival Mode’ Rut
balance / life / Potential / self care

The Power of Having Something to Look Forward to… Getting out of the ‘Survival Mode’ Rut

Anticipation. “Anticipation confers important evolutionary benefits to human beings. Specifically, expecting the forthcoming events allow active preparations in cognitive, affective, and behavioral strategies (Grupe et al., 2013).” Jan 9, 2018, National Library of Medicine Yup. I read it… planning a vacation is not only an exciting venture but it is medically beneficial and vital to my wellbeing. … Continue reading