Category Mental Health

10 Tips for Tough Times

Both research and experience show that when people with anger problems change their self talk, their anger de-escalates and they regain control.

How to Improve Mental Impressions

There are millions of beautiful impressions, and they are all for you. There are enough to make you a supremely happy man or woman.

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Take Care of Yourself

There is one habit I’d like to see women, especially single moms, change. I wish more moms would take better care of themselves.

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New Mindsets Bring New Results

A new mindset will bring new results. Whether you want to lose weight, eat healthier, or transform your life style changing your mindset (attitude) will being new results.

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How Optimism Improves Your Health

I got to be a Tough Old Bird with a Soft Spot for Single Moms and Women Having Tough Times by living through years of tough times myself. Living for a lot of years has taught me that people who are optimistic about the future lead happier and healthier lives.

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1 Way to Develop Resilience

We are programmed to think negatively. Unfortunately we anticipate tragedy. We are hard wired to shift in that direction. So it does take an effort to be a strong and resilient person. I think the effort is worth it.

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How and Why to Think Positively in 2017

Positive thinking often starts with self talk. Self talk is the endless stream of unspoken thoughts that run through your head. These automatic thoughts can be positive or negative. Some of your self-talk comes from logic and reason. Other self-talk may arise from misconceptions that you create because of a lack of information.