The secret ingredients to positivity might be

your favorite beverage, a joyful moment and your latest accomplishment. Did I get it right? What are the ingredients of your positivity? If you’re having trouble finding the good in your day lately, here’s an idea that’ll bring you joy and appreciation: the happiness jar. You don’t even have to call it the happiness jar.Continue reading “The secret ingredients to positivity might be”

What does positivity mean anyway?

“How do you want to feel?” is the question we should be asking ourselves instead of “What do you want to accomplish?” As I grow older, my goal has always been to be a happy person. To be a happy person, one must choose a positive attitude more often than not. I say more oftenContinue reading “What does positivity mean anyway?”

Don’t let them get the best of you

There are times when negative thoughts want to get the best of you. Those days when you’re in a rut. Those nights when you can’t sleep and that inner voice drags you into a pit of disillusion. When negative thoughts want to get the best of you, remember that negative thoughts don’t come from aContinue reading “Don’t let them get the best of you”

Be kind to yourself

Feeling off is one of the worst feelings ever. You lose your motivation. It throws off your plans. When you’re feeling off, it takes more effort to be positive and to be considerate about everything and everyone. As much as we hear about the importance of showing kindness, today’s message is for you: be kindContinue reading “Be kind to yourself”

If you’re not enjoying life,

you’re doing it wrong, one of my regular customers at McDonald’s used to say. He’d say this when I was taking orders, getting ready to mop the floor, or just about any time he visited the store. He’d even sing it, as he was walking in, to anyone who was willing to listen. Truth beContinue reading “If you’re not enjoying life,”

Keep going for your dreams

Dreams are so fragile. You have to take care of them so that they don’t break. They’re fragile because they require a lot of work. They require faith in invisible things. It’s not easy to keep going for your dreams. When you decide to go for your dreams, you’ll be asked to become the versionContinue reading “Keep going for your dreams”

Love your life

When things don’t look or feel the way you want them to, you feel frustrated because you fear you’ll never have the life you envision for yourself. Your problems separate you from realizing your dreams. Sometimes you don’t see the problems coming. You wonder how long they will last. Or you can’t find solutions forContinue reading “Love your life”

One simple tip to help you stay positive

Even if it ever starts sounding overrated, gratitude is so beneficial because it helps you shift your focus to (not necessarily) all the positive, but (in the least) to not stay stuck on the negative things going on. For example, I’ve been super grateful for all of the people who kept their calm or positivityContinue reading “One simple tip to help you stay positive”

How small acts of kindness make a difference

Kindness makes a difference when you go above and beyond in the simple things. For example, when your empathy or sympathy turns into an action. The other day, I forgot my mug of warm coffee with hazelnut creamer at home. It wasn’t the end of the world. Either way, as I was walking up theContinue reading “How small acts of kindness make a difference”