This week’s positive word is SIGNS

 This week’s positive word is

SIGNS

By Victoria J.Brown

There are signs daily telling us we are going to the right (or wrong) direction. They are all around us and it’s our job to look out for them. If you are a spiritual individual, you’ll understand when I say your angels are constantly communicating with you. If you’d like to know more about angels and connecting with them, I recommend renowned best-selling author Doreen Virtue. If you’ve not heard of her, her books are a must-read.

But even if you’re not spiritual and you’re thinking the talk of Angels is a step too far, have a think about one word … coincidences.

Things happen in life that we call coincidences, but if you put the pieces together around these coincidences and work out the puzzle you’ll be amazed at what you’ll find.

In the words of Albert Einstein:

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This brings me on to numbers – if you haven’t heard of numerology you can read more on an excellent website Numerologist 

In a nutshell, numerology is related to your name and your life path. This is a really interesting way to look at your personality, your character and understand whether you are on the right life path or not.

Numbers are also sent to us by our angels, again, Doreen Virtue describes the meaning of numbers in her book, ‘Healing with Angels’

And in her own words …

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 Sometimes we don’t want to look for signs because we’re scared, we’re worried about the change in our lives, the upheaval … but if you’re unhappy anyway and you’re unconsciously calling out for help, (or you may already be aware that your angels are helping you and you are consciously asking for their help, but you still feel apprehensive), if you remember the angels have your back. They are sending you signs to help you move forward. They want you to be powerful, strong and awesome and they will help you achieve these goals. Believe and look for the signs.

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Applied Positive Psychology 5 Ways Positive Affirmations Manifest In Life

positive thoughts applied positive psychologyKey Ways that Positive Affirmations Change Lives for the Better – Applied Positive Psychology

The way in which you think about yourself greatly influences how you live your own life. If you have constantly put yourself down, you negatively impact your own self-esteem and the way that you engage with others.

Alternatively, when you adopt positive thinking about who you are as a person, you pave the way for a new future and a new way of interacting with others. When you are serious about improving the way you live, act, and believe, you should learn the five key ways that positive affirmations can manifest themselves in your everyday life.

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Here are the 5 ways positive affirmations manifest in life – applied positive psychology:

1. Confidence

Positive affirmations help give you new confidence about yourself and your life. When you believe that you are a good person and worthy of respect and love, you feel more confident about not only yourself but also about the impact that you make every day.

You may be more upbeat when speaking to others and exhibit more genuine emotions toward friends, family members, and even strangers. You also may seek out interactions instead of hiding from them entirely. This newfound confidence may even allow you to make new friends or perhaps establish more meaningful and productive romantic relationships.

2. Better Decision Making

When you positively affirm what you believe about yourself and your everyday life, you will begin making better decisions. When you thought negatively, you may have had little regard for your own happiness and well-being.

However, when you welcome and accept positive affirmations, you may take the time to think things through and make choices that are in your own best interests. You may see the wisdom in advocating for yourself and what is best for your future. You also may do so without second guessing yourself or feeling guilty about putting yourself first for once.

3. New Friendships

Positive affirmations also manifest themselves in the forging of new friendships. When you think of yourself in a positive light, you realize that you are worthy of friends who have the highest level of affection and respect for you. You want to be around people who will treat you well and reaffirm the belief that you are a good and worthy person.

Forging new friendships can be vital to changing the manner in which you live your life. By getting rid of bad influences, you pave the way for making your own future better and avoiding thought processes that contributed to self-loathing and negative behavior in the past. Your new friends will become more valuable and positive assets to you and your life going forward.

4. Re-evaluation of Family Ties

The old adage says that you can pick your friends but not your family. In reality, you do have some power over to what degree you associate with family members who may be a bad influence on you.

If you have relatives that put you down or take advantage of you, it is not out of the question to reevaluate how much time you want to spend with them. The positive affirmations that you adopt for your life give you the power and the confidence to rethink those relationships and adjust them accordingly.

5. Mentoring Opportunities

Finally, positive affirmations can manifest themselves in your life by giving you the opportunity to become a mentor to someone else. Overcoming your own self-loathing, doubt, and negativity gives you the experience you need to understand where others in your former position are coming from and in what direction they need to go to change their own lives.

As with many people in your situation who have forged new paths for the future, you have valuable insight that even the most skilled and highly trained therapist or counselor does not possess. Who better to mentor someone down on his or her luck than you?

Seeing the positive impact you make on someone’s life likewise can be a manifestation of positive affirmations in your own. As you rebuild your own future, you should welcome the chance to pay forward what you have learned about why positive affirmations are vital to your everyday life.

Your point of view plays a key role in the way you act, believe, and live. Develop a routine that incorporates positive affirmations and you will begin to see these five benefits manifest themselves in your life.

Author Bio:

Adam Gerbman

Adam Gerbman

Adam has worked with various mental health and drug and alcohol treatment centers in the Los Angeles area as both a Recovery Empowerment Coach and Management Consultant. Adam is a regular practitioner of yoga, fitness and a vast array of spiritual practices. Adam’s current role is Chief Strategy Officer for Vantage Point Recovery.

This week’s positive word is RELAX

 This week’s positive word is

RELAX

By Victoria J.Brown

I remember I was well into the New Year, Christmas felt like a long distance memory and I noticed that the last thing on many people’s minds is relaxation. I understand that maybe Holidays period is very busy, so there’s not much relaxing going on. Then the new year has started and most people are back to rushing from one place to another, appointments, meetings, deadlines … I’m definitely one for advising that you set yourself goals and targets, but I believe in relaxing too. Relaxing helps us focus, truly focus on where we are and what we need to do. It helps to eliminate that fuzzy fog that surrounds many minds as they sleepwalk through life day in, day out.

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Taking time out to assess and soothe your body and soul is the key to moving forward.

How many times have you heard people saying: “I haven’t got time …” These are the people who need to relax more than most.

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So if you’re one of those people who feels the need to keep moving, there’s no time for chilling … ask yourself how fast are you actually moving forward? If you feel you simply CAN’T STOP! Even the thought stresses you out. Then you are probably that person that needs to relax.

Here’s a little task for you … start writing a journal, look back over it week by week and see how fast you’re moving. While writing your journal put some feelings, thoughts, and emotions into your writing, turn your writing into a relaxation technique. It’s an amazing method. If you do this, you’re still ‘working’ as you’re writing down your achievements, but at the same time, you are actually allowing yourself to put things into perspective.

So remember, when you are relaxing, you are not being lazy, you are not wasting time … the exact opposite … you are re-fuelling your mind, body, and soul.

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Positive Words List Infographic

positive-words-list-infographicPositive Words Research started a wonderful collaboration with Faizan Javed from FCCI Graphics. Faizan did a wonderful infographic with our list of positive words.

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10 Apps that Promote Positivity

promote-positivity-positive-apps10 Ways to Promote Positivity Through Apps

The universe is a place where communication flourishes. Whether it be a vine communicating with a trellis, bats chirping in the night, or your next social media post, we all have the gift of gab.

Social media, internet, and applications are some of the most prominent ways we share news and ideas. Take advantage of the growing world of social media and smartphone apps and create your own sphere of love and positivity. Here are 10 of the best positivity driven apps you can find:

1. Happify

Free

This app allows you to track the positivity in your life by following your goals and focusing on happy and positive aspects of life. It includes affirmations, goal setting, quizzes and mini games that center around positivity.

2. Gratitude Journal – The Life Changing App

$4.99

Keeping a gratitude journal has been proven to increase your positive thinking. This app lets you list what you are grateful for, as well as add photos, tag friends, or use the location service to pin where you are.

3. Calm

$9.99

Calm is one of the best meditation apps of 2016 and it’s free! Spending at least five minutes a day meditating allows you to take control of your life and focus on the now and the happy. There are many apps out there that help guide you through meditation in case Calm doesn’t work out. Some will have music or naturistic noises to help you focus. Others have a social aspect to connect with friends who have the app. This will allow you to encourage your friends to keep up with their meditation goals as well.

4. Mindful Moon App

$2.99

The Mindful Moon app knows that life can be stressful. Life is stressful. But if you need to escape the stress and let in the positive, the Mindful Moon app offers positive and empowering daily messages. The founder, Eric Brown, changed his life when he had an idea for an app about sharing positivity and now his idea is available at your fingertips and it’s all good.

5. Pozify

Free

This app focuses on positive news. It rewards you with points for sharing happy news stories on social media rather than upsetting ones. With those points, you could earn products or gift cards. But, the actual meaning of this app isn’t the rewards, but the fact that you are spreading positivity online.

6. Positive Thinking

Free

This app has an index of different motivational topics to help you increase your positive thinking and control your negative thoughts. The app offers inspirational quotes as well as how to achieve more in life.

7. YouTube

Free

YouTube is an excellent app to watch pretty much anything you want whenever you want. Search positive affirmations, positive thinking or anything that will uplift you and you’ll find dozens of YouTubers out there sharing a great message.

While apps can be expensive to develope, being a part of an app, like having a YouTube channel, is not. You can create your own YouTube channel in a snap to promote your very own version of positivity.  If you’re camera savvy and carry an enlightening message, you can grow your YouTube channel and start spreading the love.

8. Moodscope

Free one week trial

Moodscope is a desktop app. This apps tracks and analyzes your mood on a daily basis. The user answers a few questions to determine what mood they are in and the results are sent to a network of other peers who work as supporters. The feedback and support of other moodscope users help in boosting your mood. Moodscope offers a free week trial.

9. Realifex (Real Life Change)

Free with In-App Purchases

Realifex is a well-being app that provides you with your own portable life coach. This inclusive app tracks your mood, offers positive motivation and helps you manage stress. Real Life Change was designed by a top app development company to help users bring their inner self to light with real time data.

10. Smiling Mind

Free with In-App Purchases

The Smiling Mind app stems from a non-profit organization with a goal of providing positive thinking and mediation to all. The app particularly promotes mindfulness meditation and has a vast reach around the globe with over 1.5 million users. The app offers meditation techniques that will bring a smile to your mind wherever you are.

Final Thought

Technology is a convenient way to access programs that promote positivity. Focusing on the good is not only beneficial for your health and well-being but it’s also good for others around you. If an app is not mentioned and you think it should have made the list, please share in the comments below!

Do you know other apps that promote positivity? Add the app to this list by commenting below!