Love is an Action Movement Project Made With Passion

The project Love is an Action Movement joins together people inspired by Love.

In the last year, I’ve watched as negative news, actions and images have overtaken our social media platforms and our news outlets.  I watched devastated as families were torn apart, friendships severed, fear, hopelessness, and discouragement among other things further engulfed our world.  I felt strongly that something had to be done,  but what could I do? I am only one person.

It seems as if we as a people have forgotten who LOVE is and how to express it properly.

Love is Action Movement

The “Love is an Action Movement” is to remind the world about what Love means according to 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 and how love is expressed according to 1 John 3:18.

What do I want from you? 

A few moments of your time…. and a request that you would use the hashtag #LIAAmovement; #/@sweetstartministriesinc along with your own hashtags when posting positive images, quotes,  kind acts, and videos. Together we can begin to shift what we see in our social platforms from negative to positive. 

Love can not be censored or banned. It is a universal language. 

Social media as you know is a tool. Like all things, it can be used negatively or positively. This is where I’m starting,  shifting the focus and pushing back the darkness.

Love is an Action Movement

By the way,  this isn’t to cover or ignore issues that need to be addressed. It’s simply to be the light we were called to be,  to shine the light and love of Jesus in a world that’s getting darker by the second.

Our Love Rocks are being placed in parks,  walking trails, and anywhere that’s populated with people.  The idea is to get these rocks moving from city to city,  state to state, and country to country. This is a way to spread the message that Love is an Action.  Check out our website Sweet Start Ministries. Every day is a brand new start so begin again with an open heart!

Will you join me? 

In Ecclesiastes 4:9,10 the bible states, “Two are better than one because they can help each other succeed. If one falls down, his companion can lift him up but woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up”.

Love is an action, not just a word. So many times we say we love others but our actions say something different. When we say we love others what does it mean?​

Love is an Action Movement

The Bible defines love as this…

1 Corinthians 13:4 – LOVE is patient, LOVE is kind, it does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, hopes, and preserves. Love never fails.​

In 1 John 3:11 we are commanded to love one another. Love is active, demonstrative and responsive.​

The lack of love in this world is causing darkness and cold-heartedness to spread far and wide. We need to be the light of the world by showing godly love as 1Corinthians 13: 4-8 defines it. The bible says GOD IS LOVE.

3 things to join this movement: ​

1. Use #LIAAMovement and #sweetstartministries on all your positive images, videos, and post.​

2. Participate in Love Rocks! ​

3. Spread the Word!

Encouragement, affirmation and love is something we need to thrive in this life. The goal of the project Love is an Action Movement is to offer these three elements to everyone within our reach. Love is a universal language and we intend to show it in word and in action consistently.

Love is an Action Movement

Positive Words Research – Love is an Action Movement Project

7 Things You Can Always Be Grateful For And Be Happy

The ability to be grateful is an extraordinary ability that brings us many benefits. The benefits are both in terms of physical and mental health, and peace of mind. Gratitude is the great multiplier of this world. It brings prosperity and makes it grow. But what are the things you can always be grateful for?

It is said that a grateful person is grateful in any situation. But in life we live in moments when it is quite difficult for us to be grateful. However, there are some small details that if we remember them help us to be grateful in any situation. Find below a list of 7 things you can always be grateful for:

7 Things You Can Always Be Grateful For

1. Grateful For Your Smile

Be grateful for your smile. How many times do you think you’ve smiled so far in your life? Many times. And you will smile countless times. It is said that a man can bring happiness to himself in two ways: from inside and outside. From the inside through beautiful thoughts and from the outside through working with his muscles.

That is, either your positive thoughts make you smile, or your smile makes you have positive thoughts. And that makes a huge difference for your happiness level.

2. Grateful For a Good Deed from the Past

Be grateful for a good deed you have done for someone in the past. Gratitude along with joy acts on our good deeds just like rain that wets a tree and helps it grow. That tree is part of your garden and gives you fruit. So if you want to reap the fruits of your good deeds then you must remember them and rejoice. Be grateful that you were able to be there and help.

Be grateful that you were alive and had the necessary resources at exactly that moment when that other person needed help. Such things are never accidental. You were meant to be there and help that person. There will come a day when you too will need help and a person will be next to you who will have the necessary resources to help you and will help you.

3. Grateful For Your Breath

Be grateful for your breath. Breathe more deeply 10 times counting from 10 to 1. Breathing is always there with you. You can always focus on breathing whenever you want. Remembering your breath from time to time during a day helps you to be mindful.

Mindfulness is a much desired skill nowadays. It is said that he who becomes grateful for his breath becomes an alchemist. And it is also said to ask ourselves if we breathe life or life breathes us?

4. Grateful For a Moment of Silence

Take a moment of silence and enjoy it. The simplest way to bring peace to your mind and soul is to take a moment of silence. The simplest way to feel calm and peaceful is to sit somewhere, not say a word, smile and contemplate what is around you. You will calm down instantly.

If you sit on a bench in the park, it’s even better. Give up your thoughts for a moment and contemplate what is around you. Even if you have a noise around you, contemplate the source that is making that noise. You will see that it helps. Try it!

5. Grateful For Water

Be grateful for a glass of water. Take a glass and put some water in it. Drink some of it and put the glass next to you. Either take a break, sit down and drink the water slowly. Or if you work on a laptop, keep working while being aware of the glass of water. Drink some more water from time to time. Try to be grateful for the water in the glass.

Think that there are people, and unfortunately there are many, who do not have the luxury of having that water in the glass. Besides that water from the glass, you have so many other things. You can follow them with your eyes. Contemplate on the separation of the water in the glass from the rest of reality and see how many things you have in addition to that water.

6. Grateful For a Little Object That You Like and Have

Pick a little object that you like and have and be grateful for it. You have it! It’s yours. Carry the object with you today or this week and be grateful for it. Remember when you bought it. Or maybe you received it as a gift. It is so small and yet someone has consumed his time and made it. Then, this little object came into your hands.

You certainly don’t know all the people who participated in making it. There are those who made the material, then someone else made the product, someone else transported it, someone else sold it to you. So many people have participated in making a simple little object that you now hold in your hand.

Or maybe it’s a little rock you found be the see and nature did it. You like it because it has a story. The story of you on the beach, feeling peaceful, more connected. Everything has a story. Every object, every live being, either human, animal, insect or plant has a story. Don’t you think it’s a miracle?

7. Grateful For a Good Thought That Exists In The World

Pick one good thought that exists in this world and be grateful for it. This is too one of the things you can always be grateful for. Someone thought that beautiful thought and it came to you. Contemplate a little on that good thought. How beautiful it is. One good thought which, if you give it enough energy, attracts all the other good and miraculous thoughts.

What good thought did you choose? If you can and want to, comment on this article so that someone who will read this article will know it in the hope that he will be able to be grateful for something. Because we all have to start somewhere. The beginning is the secret. A simple thought of gratitude draws the others as well. Then the emotion of gratitude attracts all the other positive emotions.

Remember all these things you can always be grateful for.

Conclusion

It is difficult to feel grateful when you are going through hard times. That’s why try not to put even more pressure on yourself. It is not necessary to be grateful. But know that gratitude helps every time, in everything you do. Start with something small. Today be grateful for something small. Tomorrow the same. The next day maybe a little more. Whatever you do, be gentle with yourself. Gentle in thoughts, gentle in words, gentle in what you listen to, gentle in actions.

Positive Words Research – 7 Things You Can Always Be Grateful For

7 Things You Can Always Be Grateful For

The Positive Words Jar: Happy Game That Makes You Shine

Add a positive word to this jar. I am adding POWER . The intention set for this jar is to spread over the entire world with the good words we all add. Therefore, add everything that is needed in this positive words jar. If you want to check a list of inspiring words to add to this positive word jar we recommend this list of good words.

The Positive Words Jar

To create your own jar with beautiful words starting with the first letter of your name use our free online app Positive Words Jar. This app is a free online game with nice words developed in-house by Positive Words Research. Enjoy it! Pure Love and Light and many Blessings to everyone adding some love to this jar.

Are positive words important?

Positive words are important and they matter. The lack of not saying or saying nice words daily significantly influences your brain structure. The way your brain works is that he needs to hear good words from time to time. Otherwise the mind gets really stressed and depressed.

A daily use of empowering words will increase your motivation. This will sustain with energy everything you do in life. You will have more power for every project you want to accomplish. Negative words are drainers of energy. But using negative words is not so damaging as not using positive words every day. Actually it doesn’t really matter what negative words you use as long as daily you also use positive words. One of the most interesting words to use is the word Gratitude.

Gratitude has an immense power as an emotion. And also as a word Gratitude has a high vibration. But what I find so amazing is that Gratitude is kind of a transition word. It helps you transition from a negative state to a positive state. And also keeps you in the positive state, not to drop in the negative part.

Positive Words Research – The Positive Words Jar

Positive Words Jar

Find Hope and Light Up Your World Today With Journaling

Read the text below and find hope and light up your world today. I realized at one point in life that the words I say to myself matter so much. To find hope is a sensitive work but hope matters some much. It is said that if you have a gain of hope you can move mountains.

So from time to time a do positive journaling. I just write on paper the words I want to hear. I exaggerate a lot with positive thoughts because I do not know for sure which positive thoughts I am searching to hear. So from one positive thought to another I reach the one that I need.

Read below one of my positive journaling sessions and I hope you will find among all these positive thoughts the one that will make you feel better.

Let’s start to help you find hope and light up your world today.

Find Hope and Light Up Your World Today

I have people around me who live their lives differently from me. And that’s okay. I have the courage and perseverance to live my life the way I want. To think the way I think and I trust myself to know how to think good. I lead by example.

When I speak well of myself, I realize who I really am. It all starts with talking good about me. Thanks to the spiritual masters who taught me for so many years. I learned from them and applied. And now I trust that I know. They taught me. I thank them. All these masters taught me and I trust that I know. They taught me how to show happiness, joy, beauty, calm, wisdom.

My life will pass like a flutter of butterfly wings and what I have now is a combination of billions of miracles. My soul is beautiful. My spirit is beautiful. I am grateful for every moment of my life. I appreciate my creations, my work. I care about my creations and work. I care about me. I’m gentle with myself.

I nurture myself with energy medicine. I enjoy these moments in the present. I did well. I have a strong heart. I’ve helped enough people. I’ve done enough good deeds.

I am a person in whom, the nature, the Earth, has invested a lot of love. Many people have invested a lot of love in me. Thanks. Many people have given me their time, energy, food and resources. I am sincerely grateful. I feel grateful.

Thank you so much. All I have now is exactly what I wanted. I fought and won to have the life that I have now. I love the gifts of my life. The gifts in my present life are very valuable. And other people consider them also valuable.

People in my life give me gifts of all kinds all the time. I receive and I will receive many beautiful gifts. There is a lot of happiness in my future. I have high hopes for the future. I look forward to the future. If it will be the same as the present then it will be perfect.

I love whatever work I do. I love my actions. They are effective. My creativity has been and is gorgeous. My creativity has always inspired at least one person and that’s enough. That person can be me too. If it inspired me then All is Well.

I have courage. I trust. I hope. My future is full of magical moments, full of good jokes, happiness, health, good food, good people and exceptional teachers. A teacher. To become a good teacher myself. Here’s a high idea.

I always have love, peace and miracles. That’s my life. Thanks for who I am already, the person that I am. I love the person that I became. I love the person that I am. I embrace all my past with love and passion. A gentle and handsome person. I love my gentleness, my joy. Thank you that I am living in these times when I can express myself gently. As an artist. Humanity is beautiful. How about to implement an wonderful idea. This year I could have as a project to verbalize only beautiful thoughts.

I have exactly the life I want. And it will always be so. My future is beautiful, full of beauty. I am grateful. I like the way I live now. I like my lifestyle. I am satisfied with my lifestyle. I like my life principles and the way I live. I trust the knowledge I have accumulated so far. I trust my decisions. I have made good decisions in my life. I am giving thanks to myself for listening to my inner voice so many times.

The future is gentle, generous, full of fun, generosity and all the resources we want.

I have all the positive thoughts I ever wanted. I have the wisdom I wanted. I have the soul I wanted. I’m the person I wanted to be. I have the love I wanted me to have. I have the people I wanted to have with me.

I have the hope I wanted to have. I have the energy and the thoughts of hope that I wanted to have. How to live the human life that you want to live? This is an amazing question. Highly spiritual. We want to hope. So hope.

What a miracle. I’m a miracle. We all are. People are a miracle.

Who am I? An interesting question we are searching an answer all our life. I am whole. I am beautiful. I am wise. I am abundant. I am peaceful. I am relaxed. I am fulfilled. I am everything I wanted to be.

You are loved in so many ways. Thank you for being here.

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Find Hope and Light Up Your World Today

Positive Journaling for Gratitude, Body Health and Positive Thoughts

Positive journaling is an amazing way to start your day. Writing morning affirmations will give you a lot of positive energy. Get inspired from the below positive journaling for different aspects of life and also see at the end of the article some tips of how to do positive journaling yourself.

Positive Journaling for Gratitude

Gratitude. Appreciation. Love. Loving-kindness. Serenity. Magic. Forgiveness. I am grateful for every detail of my life. I love my present day. I am grateful for my body. Thank you for every detail from my body. I am grateful for my brain, my thoughts, my voice. I am grateful for the entire creation as it looks now. No judgement. Just acceptance. My I be wise enough to always accept the entire creation as it is in a moment in time. Love exists in every particle of this creation and I am connected to this love.

Unconditional love. Worthy to take up space. Worthiness to take up space. Balance. I am grateful for balance around me and in my body. I am connected with the centre of Earth and with the love above me through my heart. I am grateful for my heart and the hearts of every person in the world. May we all be healthy. There is still so much beauty left in the world. In every moment of every day there is this beauty that still exists.

Leaves dropping down on Earth from so many trees. Sun shining through the leaves of so many trees. Children laughing like there is no worry in the world. No matter if I am happy or sad this beauty is always there. Pure love and light. Peace. Happiness. Joy. Contentment. Equanimity. Limitless. Cuteness overload. Thankfulness. Blessings. Smile. There will always be enough. I am enough. The world is enough. The people around me are enough. I am grateful for the people around me. I am grateful for my house, for my bed, for my food. I am grateful for the sun. I am grateful for the air I breathe. Love surrounds me in every way.

I am worth loving. I deserve to be loved in a deep way. I am loved in a deep way and I am grateful for all this love. Kindness. Loving-kindness. Love. May I be happy. May all the people in the world be happy. May we all be free of suffering. May we all be free of mental suffering and develop positive emotions. I am grateful for this thought. I am grateful for hope.

Positive Journaling for Health

I am sorry, please forgive me. I love you, thank you. I am sorry. Please forgive me. I love you. Thank you. You are my sunshine. My body! I am sorry. Please forgive me. I love you. Thank you. My mother! I am sorry. Please forgive me. I love you. Thank you. My father! I am sorry. Please forgive me. I love you. Thank you. My heart! I am sorry. Please forgive me. I love you. Thank you. I am enough. All is enough. All is well in my world. I am grateful. I am joyful. I am love. May I always remember who I really am. I am grace. I am ease. I am abundance. I am serenity. I am love.

Love is searching for me and is finding me every day. I am sorry. Please forgive me. I love you. Thank you. I am always enough. I am enough now. I am beauty. The Earth is enough. We are all connected through infinity. All is grace and ease. I am sorry. Please forgive me. I love you. Thank you. May we all be at peace. My soul. I am sorry. Please forgive me. I love you. Thank you. My higher being. I am sorry. Please forgive me. I love you. Thank you. There is an abundance of peace in the world and I am connected to this flow. We are enough.

We are pure love and light. We are serenity. Grace. Ease. Contentment. Happiness. Faith. Love. Courage. Magic. Love. Light. Peace. Abundance. Prosperity. Clarity. Miraculous Joy. Abundant Gratification. We are one. There is an abundance of kindness in the world and I always have enough kindness in my life. I am kind with myself. I am kind with others. People are kind with me. All are kind with me. There is a flow of kindness and I am connected with this flow.

Infinite power and grace. Beauty surrounds me at all times. There is so much beauty still left in the world. I see beauty and beauty sees me. I see grace and grace sees me. I see happiness and happiness sees me. There is always enough kindness left in the world. All is well in my world. My thoughts are peaceful. My thoughts are serene. I smile with gratitude. My inner smile is beautiful. I am always connected and guided with the power that creates world. The universe loves me and will always support me.

I love my heart and my heart loves me. I am sorry my heart. I love you my heart. Thank you my heart. Please forgive me my heart. All is love. Pure love and light. Unconditional love. Formless light. Release. Let go. Thank you. I feel grateful. Thank you. Thank you.

Positive Journaling for a Feeling of Wellbeing

I am sorry. Please forgive me. I love you. Thank you. I am grateful and grateful is me. There is an abundance of gratitude energy in the world and it is on its way to me. We are all beings of light. All is well. We are grace. Pure love and light. I forgive everyone and anything that needs to be forgiven. I let go. I am free. All are free and I am free. I am thankful. There will always be enough. Enough kindness in the world. There is enough kindness in the world. There is enough smiles in the world. There is enough beauty in the world.

There is an abundance of peace in the universe and it is on its way to me. I am at peace. Grace and ease. Pure love and light. Gratitude. Acceptance. Faith. Faith. Faith. Faith. Hope. Have faith. Have a little hope. Hope is magical. Let’s hope together. We are connected in beauty and love. I am grateful for your heart and my heart. My heart is full of joy. I see you. And you are beautiful. I see me and I am beautiful. Our higher selves smile to each other. I smile to your higher self. I feel your smile in my soul.

My soul is grateful. Happiness is searching for me and will always find me. There is so much happiness still left in the world. The Earth is beautiful. Freedom. Love. Freedom. Love. Grace. Clarity. FORGIVENESS. I forgive anything that needs to be forgiven. I bless the Earth with whatever it needs from me. I will always have enough. Humanity is blessed. There is enough faith still left in the world at any moment. We are so treasured. So protected. Peace surrounds us at all times.

Contentment. Serenity. Purity. Hope. Faith. I am enough. Worthy to take up space. I am worthy to take as much space as I want and take. There is an infinity of space in the universe. So much space. My body is full of so much space. My head is free. My brain is full of so much space. My heart is full of so much space. Our hearts beat in the same time. Billions of hearts beat in the same time. Now. With my heart. So beautiful. I am sorry. Please forgive me. I love you. Thank you. There will always be enough love for me here on Earth. The Earth love me. The Earth loves you. The Earth loves people. We are loved. Acceptance. Balance. I am balanced in all ways. ALL IS WELL. ALL IS REALLY BEAUTIFUL. MAY WE ALWAYS SEE THE BEAUTY THAT IS STILL LEFT IN THE WORLD.

Positive Journaling for Body Health

I feel grateful for my body. My body is safe. My body is healthy. My body is full of vitality and health. I have an abundance of energy. I am connected with a higher source of energy that provides everything my body needs. All the cells in my body function perfectly. My body is changing in every second for better health. With every second I get healthier. I am grateful for every cell of my body. Thank you for doing such an amazing work since I was born. Thank you.

Thank you to every organ from my body. You are all loved. I love you. I am sorry. Please forgive me. I love you. Thank you. I am grateful for every bone in my body. I am sorry. Please forgive me. I love you. Thank you. I am grateful for the blood in my body. I am sorry. Please forgive me. I love you. Thank you. I am grateful for all the space in my body. I am grateful for all the atoms in my body. Thank you. Thank you my body. You have carried me so many years. I love you. I accept my body exactly the was it is now.

My body is beautiful enough. Thank you. I love every part of my body. Every part of my body is full of light, full of pure love and light. I bless my body. Every body in the world is perfect the way it is. I accept everybody in the world as it is. I forgive my body. I ask that every pieces of my soul be returned to my body now in a kind a graceful way. I am restored. I am whole. I am strong. I love the energy of my body. I ask that my higher self be embodied kindly in my body. My body is gracefully connected with my higher self.

I smile in gratitude for the beauty that my body is. Acceptance. Forgiveness. Loving. Nurturing. My body is nurtured. I feel nurtured with everything I need. I receive from the light now everything my body needs. The Earth loves my body. Life loves my body. I love my heart. My heart is loved. I love my brain. My brain is loved. I love my legs. My legs are loved. I love my hands. My hands are loved. Thank you my hands for everything you help me do in this world. HAPPINESS. SERENITY. I love my stomach. I love my belly. I love my feminine organs. I love my lungs. I love my face. I feel grateful for my body.

My body always feels at peace. I am safe. My body is safe. I can relax and let go. I am safe. GRATITUDE. LOVE. An abundance of love in my body. Unconditional Love. Thank you. THANKFULNESS. BLISSFULNESS. MAGIC BLISSFULNESS. I love how my body functions. I am grateful for everything that is happening now in my body. I relax knowing that all is well. All is well in my world. There is an abundance of kindness in my world. My body is enough. I am kind with my body. Kindness is at home in my body. I can relax. All is well. My body is relaxed. I let go. All is well. I relax. All is well. I let go.

The future is safe. My body will always be safe in the future. My body was always safe in the past. My body is safe now in the present. My body is always safe. I can relax. All is well. Bliss. Blissfulness. Kindness. Loving-kindness. Gentle. Gentleness. Easy. Grace. Slowly. I am at home in my body. A home filled with kindness and gentleness. All is well in my body. All that is happening in my body now is perfect. I let go and trust the billions of actions taking place now in my body. All is happening perfectly. All is good.

I LOVE MY BODY. THANK YOU MY BODY. Please remember that I love you. When I forget about you know that I love you. And I know you love me too so much. My heart beats for me. For so many years my heart was there for me. I love my heart. My heart loves my brain. My brain loves my heart. My brain and my heart are in love of each other. For so many years. They will always be together. All my organs are friends with each other. They are family.

I love every function of my body. My body is functioning perfectly. Such a good energy in my body. Such a blissful energy that my body has. My body is whole. All pieces from my soul are here with me, connected with my body. My higher self is fully embodied in a gentle way. My thoughts benefit my body and keep him safe.  My body loves my thoughts. My thoughts are gentle. Positive. Optimistic. And my body loves them. I breath deeply and relax my mind and body. My mind is relaxed in my body. My body loves my brain.

My lungs function perfectly. I am as in a lovely house in my body. Welcoming warm house. There is blissful energy in my mind right now. I am connected with lovely thoughts energy. My brain is happy. My heart is happy. My liver is happy. My stomach is happy. My body is happy. My body is content. There is a lovely grace that surrounds my body at all times. I feel protected. My body is safe and protected. There is so much love for my body in this world, here on Earth. My body is connected in a deep, kind way with the centre of the Earth. With that warm, healing energy. MY BODY IS AT PEACE. MY BODY IS SAFE. I CAN RELAX MY MIND. ALL IS WELL.

I CAN RELAX MY BODY. ALL IS SAFE. I LOVE MY BODY AND MY BODY LOVES ME. I AM GRATEFUL FOR MY BODY AND MY BODY IS GRATEFUL FOR ME. THANK YOU MY BODY. Thank you. I LOVE YOU.

Positive Journaling for Mental Health

My brain loves my heart and my heart loves my brain. They are good kind friends with each other. They listen to each other, they depend on each other. Such a bliss. Such a blessing. My thoughts sustain the people around me. I always know how to motivate me and my fiends. I love my thoughts and I am grateful for positive thoughts. They feel better. And I treasure this.

How To Do Positive Journaling?

Positive journaling brings you more benefits when you do it in the morning. All you need to do is start writing on your computer or paper. Make sure you write only positive thoughts. The secret to writing your own positive affirmations is knowing a lot of positive words. You can inspire yourself from our list of positive words.

Positive Journaling

Appreciation Letter: Thank You Note For Health Heroes

I write this appreciation letter because I want to thank and appreciate all the people who contribute to the prevention of the COVID-19 virus outbreak these days.

Appreciation Letter – Thank You Note

  1. Infectious doctors. Thank you for dedicating your life to studying these forms of reality. You must have had a call to do such a job, otherwise I can’t imagine how you could choose such a life.
  2. Military doctors. Thank you for choosing to become such a doctor and the efforts you make these days.
  3. Any person representing medical personnel in the entire world. Thank you very much for your efforts for the patients you treat these days. I think people who care about other people’s health deserve great respect.
  4. Nurses in the health system. How valuable you are, thank you for your continuous movement in which you do dozens of small actions that matter so much in recovering a human’s health.
  5. People cleaning in hospitals. I think they are the most important in this period and thank them very much. Honestly, I wouldn’t want to be in their place. When I think of them, a humility pours on me. What if I didn’t have them? God forbid.
  6. People who are cleaning the streets during this period. I was watching today from the window two men who came to pick up the garbage. I thought “God, they came today too.” What would it be like to be in their place these days? And yet they were on duty. A silence settled over my mind as I thought of them.
  7. State authorities responsible for emergency situations. Thank you and I appreciate you because without you we had to think about everything now. And how could you think, make decisions, get the agreement of others and implement something in a few days. You can not. But you have gone through this, studied, learned about national emergency situations. I’m glad I don’t have to think about the thousands of procedures we need during this time.
  8. Mothers who disinfect, disinfect, disinfect. Thank you and I appreciate you for your continuous fight against the microbes from which you come out so many times victorious.
  9. Professional drivers, especially big trucks drivers. Wow, I don’t drive, I don’t have a car. In vain we would have money, if we did not have a professional driver to bring us everything we needed from point X to point Y. Their contribution is not visible and will be forgotten. Such a pity. I give them thanks and pray to God to give them more health during this time, to bring us whatever we needed, anywhere.
  10. Ladies and gentlemen from cashiers everywhere. I almost have no words. Just silence. I try to write that I thank you and I appreciate you. What would it be like if you were not doing that type of work? Who is stronger at the moment, you the cashier, or I the buyer. I only meet you once, but you meet all the buyers.
  11. People in government who made the right decisions at the right time. Again, I wouldn’t want to be in their place now. But if I were, I would try to keep my mind as clear as possible so that I could act with clarity. They are working very hard in the administration of the country at the moment and I thank them all.
  12. People who returned to their native country. Your life is over your head. Maybe you didn’t even have time to feel scared. In no case would I want to be in your place. Thank you and I appreciate you. You have children, you have dear people in your native country, because for them you went to work abroad. And now you can no longer support them, and moreover, it is possible to hurt them. What a burden on your shoulders. Be without a doubt, the people for whom you went to work abroad have a lot of love for you. They called you back and they did well. I really don’t know what words to say. Maybe just the classic “Don’t worry, everything will be fine, I love you”.

An aura of protection to descend from the Holy Spirit on these people and to protect their health.

I raise and invite other people to lift up to Jesus Christ the energy of these days and the forms that manifest themselves, as each one sees them.

And for anyone who wants and knows what it means let’s say together: I’m sorry. Forgive me. Thank you. I love you.

If I forgot to include a category of people to thank and appreciate in this period, please share this to your friends and write an appreciation, to include them.

Positive Words ResearchAppreciation Letter – Thank You Note

Appreciation Letter - Thank You Note

Best 400 Good Adjectives That Start With A to Z Letters

Positive Words Research has compiled a resource with good adjectives that start with A to Z. This list has many positive character traits to inspire yourself for your project. This list of motivational character traits can be used when you need complimentary adjectives to describe people.

Good adjectives that start with A letter

ABUNDANT, ACCEPTANCE, ADAPTABLE, ADORABLE, ADORED, ADVENTUROUS, AFFABLE, AFFECTIONATE, AGREEABLE, ALLOWING, ALTRUISTIC, AMAZING, AMBITIOUS, AMIABLE, AMICABLE, AMUSING, ANGELIC, APPRECIATED, APPRECIATION, APPRECIATIVE, ASSERTIVE, AUTHENTIC, AWARE, AWARENESS, AWESOME

Good adjectives that start with B letter

BALANCE, BALANCED, BEATITUDE, BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTY, BELOVED, BEST, BEYOND-FABULOUS, BLESSED, BLESSINGS, BLISS, BLISSFUL, BLISSFULNESS, BLITHESOME, BOLD, BRAVE, BREATHTAKING, BRIGHT, BRILLIANT, BROAD-MINDED

Good adjectives that start with C letter

CALM, CANDOR, CAPABLE, CAREFUL, CAREFULNESS, CARING, CELEBRATION, CENTERED, CHAMPION, CHANGE, CHARISMATIC, CHARMING, CHEERFUL, CHEERFULNESS, CHERISHED, CLARITY, CLEAR, CLOSENESS, COLLABORATION, COMFORT, COMFORTABLE, COMMUNICATIVE, COMPASSION, COMPASSIONATE, CONFIDENT, CONSCIENT, CONSCIENTIOUS, CONSIDERATE, CONTENT, CONTENTMENT, CONVIVIAL, COURAGE, COURAGEOUS, COURTEOUS, CREATIVE, CREATIVITY, CUTE

Good adjectives that start with D letter

DANDY, DARING, DAZZLED, DECISIVE, DEDICATED, DELICIOUS, DELIGHT, DELIGHTFUL, DESIRABLE, DETERMINED, DILIGENT, DIPLOMATIC, DISCREET, DIVINE, DYNAMIC

Good adjectives that start with E letter

EAGER, EASE, EASYGOING, EMOTIONAL, EMPATHETIC, EMPATHIC, EMPATHY, EMPOWERED, ENCHANTED, ENDLESS, ENERGETIC, ENERGIZED, ENERGY, ENLIGHTENED, ENLIGHTENMENT, ENLIVENED, ENOUGH, ENTHUSIASM, ENTHUSIASTIC, EQUALITY, ETERNAL, EXCELLENT, EXCITED, EXHILARATED, EXPANDED, EXPANSIVE, EXQUISITE, EXTRAORDINARY, EXUBERANT

Good adjectives that start with F letter

FABULOUS, FAIR-MINDED, FAITHFUL, FANTASTIC, FAVORABLE, FEARLESS, FEELING GOOD, FLOURISHED, FLOURISHING, FLOW, FLOWING, FOCUSED, FORCEFUL, FORGIVENESS, FORGIVING, FORTUITOUS, FRANK, FREE, FREEDOM, FREE-SPIRITED, FRICKY, FRIENDLY, FULFILLED, FUN, FUN-LOVING, FUNNY

Good adjectives that start with G letter

GENEROSITY, GENEROUS, GENIAL, GENIUS, GENTLE, GENUINE, GIVING, GLAD, GLORIOUS, GLORY, GLOW, GLOWING, GODDESS, GOOD, GOOD HEALTH, GOODNESS, GRACE, GRACEFUL, GRACIOUS, GRATEFUL, GRATITUDE, GREAT, GREGARIOUS, GROUNDED, GROWTH

Good adjectives that start with H letter

HAPPINESS, HAPPY, HAPPY-HEARTED, HARD-WORKING, HARMONIOUS, HARMONY, HEALED, HEALTH, HEALTHY, HEARTFELT, HEARTFULL, HEARTWARMING, HEAVEN, HELPFUL, HELPFULNESS, HIGH-SPIRITED, HOLY, HONEST, HONESTY, HOPE, HOPEFUL, HUMOROUS

Good adjectives that start with I letter

ILLUMINATED, IMAGINATION, IMAGINATIVE, IMPARTIAL, INCOMPARABLE, INCREDIBLE, INDEPENDENT, INEFFABLE, INNER PEACE, INNOVATION, INNOVATIVE, INSPIRATION, INSPIRATIONAL, INSPIRED, INTELLECTUAL, INTELLIGENCE, INTELLIGENT, INTUITIVE, INTUITIVENESS, INVENTIVE, INVENTIVENESS, INVIGORATED, INVOLVED, IRRESISTIBLE

Good adjectives that start with J letter

JAZZED, JOLLY, JOVIAL, JOY, JOYFUL, JOYOUS, JUBILANT, JUICY, JUST, JUVENESCENT

Good adjectives that start with K letter

KALON, KIND, KIND-HEART, KIND-HEARTED, KINDNESS, KISSABLE, KNOWINGLY, KNOWLEDGE, KNOWLEDGEABLE

Good adjectives that start with L letter

LIBERTY, LIFE, LIGHT, LIVELY, LONGEVITY, LOVABLE, LOVE, LOVED, LOVELY, LOVING, LOVING ACCEPTANCE, LOVING-KINDNESS, LOYAL, LUCK, LUCKY, LUXURIOUS

Good adjectives that start with M letter

MAGIC, MAGICAL, MAGNIFICENT, MARVELOUS, MEANING, MEMORABLE, MIND-BLOWING, MINDFUL, MIRACLE, MIRACULOUS, MIRTHFUL, MODEST

Good adjectives that start with N letter

NAMASTE, NEAT, NICE, NIRVANA, NOBLE, NON-RESISTANT, NOURISHED, NURTURED

Good adjectives that start with O letter

ONENESS, OPEN, OPEN HEARTED, OPEN-HEARTED, OPEN-MINDED, OPENNESS, OPTIMISM, OPTIMISTIC, OPULENT, ORIGINAL, ORIGINALITY, OUTSTANDING, OWNING-MY-POWER

Good adjectives that start with P letter

PASSIONATE, PATIENT, PEACE, PEACEFUL, PERFECT, PERFECTION, PERSISTENT, PHILOSOPHICAL, PIONEERING, PLACID, PLAYFUL, PLUCKY, POLITE, POSITIVE, POSITIVE ENERGY, POSITIVE THOUGHTS, POWERFUL, PRACTICAL, PRECIOUS, PRO-ACTIVE, PROPITIOUS, PROSPERITY, PROSPEROUS, PROUD

Good adjectives that start with Q letter

QUICK-WITTED, QUIET, QUIETNESS

Good adjectives that start with R letter

RADIANT, RATIONAL, READY, RECEPTIVE, REFRESHED, REJUVENATED, RESILIENCE, RESILIENT, RESOURCEFUL, RESOURCEFULNESS, RICH, ROMANTIC

Good adjectives that start with S letter

SACRED, SAFE, SATISFIED, SECURED, SELF-ACCEPTING, SELF-CONFIDENT, SELF-DISCIPLINED, SELF-LOVE, SELF-LOVING, SENSATIONAL, SENSIBLE, SPLENDID, STELLAR, STRAIGHTFORWARD, STRENGTH, STRONG, STUPENDOUS, SUCCESSFUL, SUPER, SUSTAINED, SYMPATHETIC

Good adjectives that start with T letter

TENDER, TERRIFIC, THANKFUL, THOUGHTFUL, THRILLED, TRANQUILITY, TRIUMPHANT, TRUSTING, TRUTHFULNESS

Good adjectives that start with U letter

ULTIMATE, UNASSUMING, UNBELIEVABLE, UNLIMITED, UNREAL, UPLIFTED

Good adjectives that start with V letter

VALUABLE, VERSATILE, VIBRANT, VITALITY, VIVACIOUS

Good adjectives that start with W letter

WARM, WARMHEARTED, WEALTH, WEALTHY, WELCOMED, WONDERFUL, WONDROUS, WORTHINESS, WORTHY

Good adjectives that start with X letter

XOXO

Good adjectives that start with Y letter

YAY, YES, YOUTHFUL, YUMMY

Good adjectives that start with Z letter

ZAPPY, ZESTFUL, ZING

Use this list of positive adjectives that start with A to Z for your projects that need positive adjectives to describe someone, motivational characters traits, empowering adjectives to describe someone, adjectives to describe a person, adjectives for people, empowering adjectives.

The above kind adjectives list contain many complimentary adjectives, inspiring adjectives, empowering adjectives, motivational adjectives.

These positive feelings and emotions can be used for many projects such as: projects that involve the power of positive thinking, writing letters to people you love, writing a letter for your mother, word rocks projects, sentiment analysis resources, improving the text of articles and books, establishing the values of a company, choosing the right name for your website or business.

Share these adjectives that start with A-Z to describe a person with a friend and inspire him for his project.

Positive Adjectives

Best List of 30 Good Words for Coaching Activities

Positive Words Research has compiled a list of 30 good words for coaching activities. These good words are specially chosen to help in coaching. If you are a coach, you can give this list to your client to reflect on each word. All kinds of exercises can be done based on these lists.

One of the ways you can use this good word list for coaching is to ask your client to practice every day for 30 days one of these good emotions.

Another idea would be to ask your clients to think of one moment in their life when they felt each good emotions from the below list of good words. In this way, as a coach, you anchor your clients in positive emotions from their past.

30 Good Words For Coaching

  1. GRATITUDE
  2. APPRECIATION
  3. LOVING-KINDNESS
  4. ASSERTIVENESS
  5. AUTHENTICITY
  6. SELF-DISCIPLINE
  7. JOY
  8. WELLBEING
  9. HARMONY
  10. GOODWILL
  11. CREATIVITY
  12. COURAGE
  13. ABUNDANCE
  14. EQUANIMITY
  15. RESILIENCE
  16. FORGIVENESS
  17. SELF-CONFIDENCE
  18. INNOVATION
  19. FREEDOM
  20. LUCK
  21. PROSPERITY
  22. POWER
  23. ACCEPTANCE
  24. SERENITY
  25. HOPEFULNESS
  26. GENTLENESS
  27. TOLERANCE
  28. HEALING
  29. SMILE
  30. GENEROSITY

The above good words list can also be used as a list of good adjectives for coaching. Please find below a list of good adjectives for coaching, slightly different than the list above. These good adjectives can be used as good words to describe someone because these are good feelings.

30 Good Adjectives For Coaching

  1. GRATEFUL
  2. APPRECIATIVE
  3. KIND AND LOVING
  4. ASSERTIVE
  5. AUTHENTIC
  6. SELF-DISCIPLINED
  7. JOYFUL
  8. COMFORTABLE, HEALTHY AND HAPPY
  9. HARMONIOUS
  10. FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL
  11. CREATIVE
  12. COURAGEOUS
  13. ABUNDANT
  14. CALM AND COMPOSTURED
  15. RESILIENT
  16. FORGIVING
  17. SELF-CONFIDENT
  18. INNOVATIVE
  19. FREE
  20. LUCKY
  21. PROSPEROUS
  22. POWERFUL
  23. RESILIENT
  24. SERENE
  25. HOPEFUL
  26. GENTLE
  27. TOLERANT
  28. HEALED
  29. SMILINGLY
  30. GENEROUS
30 Good Words List For Coaching

Best 30 Good Words For Coloring Cards: Get Inspired Now

Positive Words Research has compiled a list with 30 good words for coloring cards. Use this list to make your own coloring card with a good word. Share your drawing on social media and tag it with #coloringmyword.

The below list of kind words is made specifically for coloring cards because we have selected only short words. Short kind words can be written big on paper, then the coloring can begin.

Coloring cards with good words are very therapeutic. We recommend using lots of different colors and draw many other small elements around the good word, like hearts, stars, circles, etc.

30 Good Words For Coloring Cards

  1. SERVE LOVE
  2. FAITH
  3. JOY
  4. BLISS
  5. COURAGE
  6. POWER
  7. WORTHY
  8. BLESS
  9. ACTION
  10. HAPPY
  11. GRATITUDE
  12. GRATEFUL
  13. HEALTH
  14. AWAKEN
  15. GRACE
  16. EASE
  17. LIGHT
  18. PROSPERITY
  19. BREATH
  20. HEARTH
  21. HUMOR
  22. JOYFUL
  23. FUN
  24. INSPIRED
  25. WONDER
  26. PEACE
  27. AWESOME
  28. LAUGH
  29. OPTIMISM
  30. RESILIENT

The coloring cards are very easy to do. Anyone can color, kid or adult. Just take a piece of paper, an A4 if you have. Turn the page horizontal. The A4 is mainly kept in the vertical position. Take a pencil. Write first the word. Make sure that you write the word so you can color it, that is, with letters that can be filled with color.

After drawing the word you can proceed with the drawing of other elements around the word that you want. You can even make a house or tree or whatever you want if you are good at drawing.

When you draw the edges of the elements with the pencil make sure you draw the elements so you can color them, that is, with spaces that can be filled with color.

After you are finished drawing everything that you want with a pencil, take your colors and start coloring.

Share this list with a friend and inspire him to make a coloring card with a good word for himself. Then post it on social media and add the tag #coloringmyword.

Positive Words Research – 30 Good Words For Coloring Cards Ideas

30 Good Words For Coloring Cards Ideas

How To Practice Gratitude For 30 Days and Be Happy

Find below some guidance about how to practice gratitude for 30 days in a simple way. Find here practical tips about how to practice gratitude for one month. Remember, gratitude is the field in which all positive emotions grow and flourish.

Gratitude is the multiplier of this world. Remember that gratitude contains, as an ingredient, the energy of joy. So when you practice gratitude, be careful to enjoy yourself. In fact, it is said that the joy you feel at the end of the gratitude practice is an indicator that you have practiced gratitude correctly.

How To Practice Gratitude For 30 Days

In order for you to practice gratitude for one month let yourself guided by the following list:

  1. Gratitude for my mother: Think of five things you are grateful for your mother.
  2. Gratitude for my father: Think of five things you are grateful for your father.
  3. Gratitude for my work: Think of five things you are grateful for your work.
  4. Gratitude for being alive: Think of five things you are grateful for being alive.
  5. Gratitude for the Earth (Terra): Think of five things you are grateful for the Earth (Terra).
  6. Gratitude for my boss: Think of five things you are grateful for your boss.
  7. Gratitude for my health: Think of five things you are grateful for your health.
  8. Gratitude for my past: Think of five things you are grateful for your past.
  9. Gratitude for my future: Think of five things you are grateful for your future.
  10. Gratitude for my body: Think of five things you are grateful for your body.
  11. Gratitude for my mind: Think of five things you are grateful for your mind.
  12. Gratitude for my soul: Think of five things you are grateful for your soul.
  13. Gratitude for my money: Think of five things you are grateful for your money.
  14. Gratitude for my thoughts: Think of five things you are grateful for your thoughts.
  15. Gratitude for who I am: Think of five things you are grateful for being exactly as you are.
  16. Gratitude for my home: Think of five things you are grateful for your home.
  17. Gratitude for my contribution to the world I live in: Think of five things you are grateful for the contribution you bring to the world you live in.
  18. Gratitude for the men in my life: Think of five things you are grateful for the the men in your life.
  19. Gratitude for the women in my life: Think of five things you are grateful for the the women in your life.
  20. Gratitude for my heart: Think of five things you are grateful for your heart.
  21. Gratitude for the hearts around the world: Think of five things you are grateful for the hearts of everybody around the world.
  22. Gratitude for my teachers: Think of five things you are grateful for the teachers in your life.
  23. Gratitude for today: Think of five things you are grateful for today.
  24. Gratitude for the air you breathe: Think of five things you are grateful for the air you breathe.
  25. Gratitude for my face: Think of five things you are grateful for the way your face looks.
  26. Gratitude for technology: Think of five things you are grateful for technology.
  27. Gratitude for harmony: Think of five things you are grateful for harmony.
  28. Gratitude for playfulness: Think of five things you are grateful for playfulness.
  29. Gratitude for animals: Think of five things you are grateful for animals.
  30. Gratitude for my relatives: Think of five things you are grateful for your relatives.

Every day, write on a sheet of paper the 5 reasons you are grateful. Consider the numbers in the above list related to a day in the month, Day 1, Day 2, Day 3 … Day 30.

Share this practice with a friend and inspire him to do the practice of gratitude together with you.

Positive Words ResearchHow To Practice Gratitude For 30 Days

How To Practice Gratitude For 30 Days

How To Enjoy Easter When You’re Suffering From Depression

As the Easter season is upon us, it’s easy to get caught up in either the merriment or the stress of the pre-holiday shopping stress. How to make the most of Easter Holidays when you’re suffering from depression? What happens when you’re in neither of those places? What happens when your mental and emotional state reflects neither the holiday cheer nor the happiness of having friends and family around?

Depression is often an underestimated affliction of the soul that tends to rear its head even more so during the Easter holidays. So how do you make the most of Easter when you suffer from depression?

1. Relieve Yourself from Pressure when Suffering from Depression

When you’re feeling blue, the last thing you want to do is to put even more pressure on yourself. This is a trap that anyone can easily fall into around the holidays, since seeing other people so cheerful and busy creates this feeling that maybe you should be in it too or that maybe you are missing something. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. There isn’t any right or wrong way of being or feeling. If you aren’t feeling these positive emotions, then that’s something you need to accept during this time of the year. The human spectrum of emotions is very complex and allowing yourself to feel an entire range of them is not only healthy, but it will also feel liberating and soothing.

2. Move Towards Reconciliation

Often times we tend to feel emotionally troubled and burdened without even knowing it and it may have something to do with the relationships we currently have in our lives or with the ones we have nurtured in the past. Since the Easter holidays are mostly about connecting with other people, it’s important that you take the time to think of your relationships and allow yourself to feel, truly feel with your heart, which ones need more attention, closure or reconciliation. Depression is definitely a condition that’s tough to transform for the better, but calling or meeting these important people in your life in order to patch things up will definitely set you one step closer to healing.

3. Strive for a Healthy Lifestyle

Easter depression has a funny way of tricking us into leaning back into our comfort zone and making us stay indoors, rather than go out and explore the world. It may be because of the increasingly shorter days or because of the negative mindset maybe just too overpowering to fight, but many people suffering from depression during the holidays give up altogether and resort to a sedentary and unhealthy lifestyle. However, it’s essential to fight the impulse and keep active. Go out for a walk, put your blood into motion, see the world around you unfold even if for only half an hour every day and exercise as much as you can. Stay away from sugar, an excessive amount of carbs and fatty foods, since the satisfaction they provide may be immediate, but the long-term effects are pretty devastating both on your physical and emotional health.

4. Create a Gratitude List when Suffering from Depression

It may sound like a cliche and it may be the last thing you honestly feel like doing when suffering from depression, but the power behind gratitude is tremendous. Find a quiet place in your home where you can focus without any interruptions, play some relaxing music in the background while sipping from your favorite tea and start writing a list of things you are grateful for. Write about things that happened to you throughout the year or things that you’ve made happen for yourself. Also take the time to thank the people that have been there for you the past year or even throughout your entire life and even tell them this personally, if you feel like it. It’s always a good time to focus on what feels right in your life and how certain people left a positive mark on your growth as a human being.

When it comes to it, the holidays are a time to take it easy, put things into perspective and accept life as it comes to you. Regardless of your mental and emotional state, remember this too shall pass, the people you love are still right there for you and there’s always room for a beacon of light amidst a cloudy sky.

About the Author

‘Claudia Spataru is a free spirit located in Bucharest, Romania and always in search of answers to life’s greatest questions. She loves to understand how people work, what makes them tick and find ways to help them reach higher grounds. She adores the sea, traveling and laughing.’

How to Make the Most of Easter Holidays When You’re Suffering From Depression

Restore Your Authenticity and Feel Better In Your Skin Again

Ever since we leave childhood behind, we expose ourselves more and more to the world around us. We diversify and increase our interaction with the people we meet through work relationships, study collaborations, romantic interests, friends and family connections. The relationships are more often than not very complex and there’s a fine intertwining of emotions involved. A need for authenticity evolves.

This is why it’s particularly easy to get caught up in games and diversions that we play in order to cover up our intentions or faults, or downright even to mislead. We end up doing these things so often that we end up forgetting what it feels like to be morally upright. Or we even forget who we really are and what we yearn for in life. And without realizing it, guilt, shame, and frustration find a way in before we can realize it, leading to low energy levels and poor emotional connections.  So what is there to do? How can we restore our authenticity and start generating positive feelings about ourselves once again?

How to Restore Your Authenticity and Feel Better In Your Skin Again

1. Start by Cleaning Up Your Life To Fuel Authenticity

The one thing you need to do before you can implement actual change in your future is to identify the situations in which you have been dishonest and incongruent with your thoughts regarding other people. Once you’ve done this – and be certain they exist somewhere in the unconscious, buried down – you need to take action on your findings. You need to get in touch with the people you’ve wronged in the distant past or even recently and make amends with them, so you can stop this internal and ever-present worrying cycle. 

Start by admitting what your real intentions or feelings were, apologize to them and promise to offer a new and better type of behavior with them in your future interactions. The wonderful part about this is that you’ll feel immensely relieved and that you’ll build a different type of relationship with the people involved. In other words, you are creating a foundation for a fresh new start in your life and will start to harbor truly good feelings.

2. Stop Yourself In Your Tracks As Often As You Get The Chance To

After clearing up your past more doubtful interactions, you’ll notice that your vibrational levels will rise. You will no longer be able to keep yourself at a level where you can turn a blind eye to your own actions. This is why you’ll gain this amazing and powerful capacity to identify those old types of intentions as soon as they form in your mind. 

This is where decision-making comes in. You’ll have the possibility to either act based on your previous inner layout or to continue forging this new person you’re becoming. The more you resist the urge to go back to old patterns, the more power and clarity you’ll gain in all aspects of your life. By allowing yourself to grow into a new and better person, you’re also allowing for more positive emotions to enter your life and nourish your soul.

3. Practice Gratitude On a Daily Basis and Power Up Authenticity

There’s a magical aspect of gratitude and practicing it regularly. By acknowledging the goodness in your everyday life and zooming out on it, you attain a sort of powerful humbleness. This, in turn, allows you to become more authentic towards your own self, which will then radiate towards the others as well. You’ll start to feel more at ease with your path in life and, as a result, you’ll become more in tune with who you really are and what your soul longs for. On the outside, this will translate to a higher level of authenticity and alignment with yourself.

The road to authenticity is clear and easy to follow, you just need to practice mindfulness every day in order to clear all the obstacles along the way. By taking the time to center yourself daily, you’ll get a clearer vision of who you are and what your inner voice really longs to speak to you and to the entire world. Transformation always comes from the inside out and it starts manifesting accordingly in the way you relate to your environment and the people around you.

About the Author

‘Claudia Spataru is a free spirit located in Bucharest, Romania and always in search of answers to life’s greatest questions. She loves to understand how people work, what makes them tick and find ways to help them reach higher grounds. She adores the sea, traveling and laughing.’

How to Restore Your Authenticity and Feel Better In Your Skin Again

How Being Grateful Can Change You Into A Positive Person

We all want to become more positive people. Being more positive equals feeling happier, and who doesn’t want to be a happier person? Happiness is one thing you cannot buy with money but can be acquired easily by shifting your mindset and focus, thereby literally changing your life.

Naturally, people tend to focus on what they are lacking and what they wished they would have in their life. By shifting your focus on what you actually do have, you will come to realize that you are one of the luckiest people in the world.

Sounds amazing, right? Well, it is really not that difficult to change your outlook and take notice of all the good that you have in your life. At first, it may take some extra effort, but once you make it a routine it will become second nature to you.

So how do you accomplish this?

Create a Gratitude Journal

Start by creating a gratitude journal, recording 5 things that you are grateful for each day. Don’t duplicate things, think of 5 new things that you feel thankful for each and every day. It may sound like a lot, but once you start noticing how much good you have your list will grow quickly. These things don’t need to be major, they can be small things that you are grateful that you have in our life. For example: 1) I have a house to live in (not everyone can say that) 2) I had a good night sleep 3) I have clean scrubs to wear to work4) my boiler is working so I was able to take a hot shower 5) I have an appetite to eat my breakfast.

That was easy, 5 things that we often take for granted. Not everyone can say that they have these things; and if we did not have one of them we would feel like we are lacking, so appreciate that you have them!

Once you train your mind to look for the good in every situation, you will automatically be more tuned in to see the positive. When you pull in to a full parking lot and find a parking spot easily, you will feel grateful. When you get to your destination safely, you will feel grateful. You will learn not to take anything for granted, and feel extremely fortunate and lucky for all the good that you have. And you will feel happy. Happy that you have such a rich life full of goodness and blessings.

And when you feel happy, you will become a more positive and well liked person, a person that people will enjoy spending time with and being in your company. We all know that no one wants to be around a negative person.

So, start your gratitude journal today, and start recognizing all the good that you have in your life, and you will start living a more positive, happier life!

Bio: Carol Kalat lives in New Jersey with her husband and three children. She works as the marketing director for Medical Scrubs Collection, an online nursing uniform store. She enjoys staying on top of the latest nursing news and loves blogging about nurses and healthy lifestyle related topics.

Positive Words Research – How Being Grateful Can Change You Into A Positive Person

How Being Grateful Can Change You Into A Positive Person

Get In The Journey from Self Criticism to Self Appreciation

Have you cornered yourself with the following statements?

  1. I cannot do anything.
  2. I am the one doing wrong.
  3. Other people are better than me.
  4. I am good for nothing.

If you have, then you have been in the self-criticism zone. Self-criticism by definition is to disapprove or criticize oneself/one’s own actions. In this fast-moving world, where competition is everywhere, people tend to self-criticize themselves. There is something called positive criticism and negative criticism. The type that hampers the growth of a person is negative criticism. This can lead a person to think very low of oneself. There is a fine line between self-criticism and self-correction. There are people who would call, self-correction, which is a positive way to point out the mistakes and work on them. And then, there are the other categories of people who take it in a negative way leading to depression, discontentment etc. I am sure nobody likes to stay in the disapproval land thus, there are a couple of ways, through which one can overcome excessive self-criticism.

An Exit from Self Criticism

I have been an average student all my academic life. What stopped me from crossing the average line was excessive criticism. Any competition or exam, I was never happy with my performance. I was always finding the grass greener on the other side. This continuous self-disapproval made me feel very low about myself. Even the things that I was best at, I started to fail in them. It wasn’t long when I realized that self-criticising was getting me nowhere. Then I made an exit plan from the criticizing zone.

1. Treat yourself like a friend:

One thing that I realized during the self-recovery period was that in all the hard times I had myself to lean back on. People in the midst of everything tend to forget that they are the constant support to themselves. One would feel a lot better if one starts treating oneself like a friend. Thus this is the first step.

2. Self Reflection:

This does not mean to reflect on the mistakes, rather this means to reflect on all the things happening in one’s life. This would give a person a better perspective towards life and oneself. Self-reflection can help a person look at things from a neutral and unbiased way.

3. Acceptance of the present situation:

It was always difficult to accept the things that were happening with me, thus moving on was complicated. Once I accepted the situation, I figured a different way out, which was less painful. Accepting the situation is a tough task. Sometimes people undergo very hard times and accepting those situations is not easy. But one has to come to terms with reality and move on because life is all about the next step that you take.

4. Adjusting one’s expectations:

Expectations can either make you or break you. If you perform well in any field, people tend to expect more from you. Disappointing people is tolerable, but disappointing oneself can break a person. Hence it is important to adjust the expectations according to one’s ability. Everyone is not same and this truth needs to be accepted.

An Entry to Self Appreciation

How many of us appreciate ourselves on the smallest achievements, or successes? As far as I am concerned my appreciation varied with the results of others. I often compared my success with others and found myself behind them. This was not self-appreciation. It was a comparison. Appreciation is very important to move ahead. For instance, if a child is appreciated on any kind of success, the child’s confidence reaches another level. The child will work harder to get more appreciation. And I am sure that all of us like appreciation, then why not start appreciating ourselves? There are some ways how one can do that:

1. Knowing the difference between Self Love and Self Obsession:

The first step towards self-appreciation is to love oneself. Loving oneself means, to accept oneself as a whole. It includes the perfections and the imperfections that the person has. Being comfortable with one’s own company is also a sign of self-love. Self-love can turn into a self-obsession. Thus one needs to draw the line there.

2. Be true to yourself:

If the person has accepted oneself completely then this step is easy. In order to avoid the self-guilt and blame game, it is better to accept the truth. Lying to one’s own self will lead a person nowhere.

3. Appreciate where you are:

One must appreciate, for how far one has come. Stuck in the swamp of self-criticism, one forgets to acknowledge this aspect.

4. Say what you feel:

It is better to let it out than keeping it in. Be confident and put forth your views. Let the idea/ thought/ view be as stupid or good as possible. Say what you feel, even if it is different from what the others feel.

If one follows this plan, they would notice that they have arrived the destination i.e. the self-appreciation land. When you feel stuck in the self-criticism area just remember these words by Louise L. Hay:

Remember you have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.”

You will be surprised to see what you have, to offer yourself.

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Joane Smith is a writer associated with Write me an assignment fast
She has written articles on various topics, like education, parenting etc. She likes to travel and cook occasionally.

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8 Productivity Hacks To Strike a Better Work-Life Balance

Productivity is not just about doing more. It is about creating more impact with less work.”—Prerna Malik

Stressed out? Feeling overwhelmed and exhausted? Being productive translates into striking a better life-work balance in most of the cases. Learn how to mitigate the little devils called stressors that drain our efficiency and our life-force.

Be it your work or personal life, productivity plays an important role in making you successful at both. Grappling with the challenges of a competitive work environment, in addition to juggling a multitude of chores at home, you need to be productive.
You need to keep pace with the rat race, while still being able to spare yourself those rare and luxurious moments of reprieve and leisure every day. With so many distractions around you, you can end up putting in hours at a task that would otherwise have taken mere minutes to get done.

To help you stay productive and positive about your life, here are 10 effective but simple productivity hacks. It can help bring your work life, and in turn your inner peace, back on track.

1.     Every Minute Counts

Crystal Paine sums it up brilliantly when she says, “If you want to be more productive, you need to become a master of your minutes.” Successful people know this secret very well. They break down their day into hours and minutes and make the most of their time.
Lost time can never be reclaimed, and each minute that you squander away in a day translates into one less minute for completing your tasks at hand. Focus on one thing at a time because when you multitask, most of the time is wasted in switching between the tasks. That hampers your productivity instead of boosting it.

2.     Avoid Meetings

“The least productive people are usually the ones who are most in favor of holding meetings.” – Thomas Sowell

You will be surprised to know that meetings are the biggest productivity killers in any workplace. According to a survey by Salary.com, 47% of participants think that useless and redundant meetings don’t do more than waste their time.

Every year, 37 billion dollars are spent on these useless meetings. In short, if you want to be productive, you need to avoid meetings altogether or at least minimize the time you spend on these meetings. Only attend meetings that have a clear agenda which had been conveyed to the participants well in advance.

3.     Organize Your Email inbox and Check it once

According to statistics, unnecessary emails can cost you $1800 in terms of annual productivity cost per employee. Yes, you read that right; $1800!To add insult to the injury, it takes at least 16 minutes for an employee to refocus after handling emails, especially after being bombarded by a deluge of spam.

You can easily stay productive at work by organizing your email inbox. Batch together emails and neatly arrange them into folders and categories. This will help you quickly respond to emails and save hours.

Instead of checking your emails multiple times during the day, make a routine of checking your email inbox at the beginning or end of the day. Learn how to write ridiculously great emails and make your life clutter-free.

4.     Take Multiple Breaks during the Day

Tom Rath, the bestselling author and employee engagement consultant, shed some light on the importance of taking regular breaks throughout the day.

He said, “Don’t fret over the fact that taking 20-minute breaks throughout your workday might ruin your focus on a task. Contrary to what I might have guessed, taking regular breaks from mental tasks actually improves your creativity and productivity. Skipping breaks, on the other hand, leads to stress and fatigue.”

Take 20-minute breaks after every 90 minutes of work to replenish your energy and feel rejuvenated from inside out.

5.     De-clutter Your Desk

Every minute you spend looking through the clutter, wondering where you put this or that, and being unable to focus because you are not organized, costs you dearly.”—Jean Chatzky

You might have heard this age-old adage on a number of occasions, “Get your house in order”. My friend specializes in brand activation who owns a website design company in Dubai – Branex clears his desk first thing in the morning. Your work desk is your house and you must get it in order to be productive.

Nothing can rain more over your productivity parade than a messy work station. An article published in Forbes elucidated the negative impact a messy desk can have on your productivity and other aspects of your work. Keep things organized so you do not waste time looking for stuff.

6.     Make a To-Do List

Richard Branson, CEO of Virgin Group, which boasts more than 400 companies to its name, has a great formula for staying productive. He uses a number of To-Do lists to monitor the tasks he has completed and keep track of tasks he needs to do.

He once said, “I have always lived my life by making lists: lists of people to call, lists of ideas, lists of companies to set up, lists of people who can make things happen. Each day I work through these lists, and that sequence of calls moves me forward.”

Creating a To-Do list is not difficult anymore, thanks to a plethora of credible To-Do tools available in the market. They will help you keep your work life organized.

7.     Defeat Procrastination with the Two Minute Rule

Another enemy of your productivity is procrastination. We have all been guilty of procrastinating throughout our careers, at some point or another. Some might do it rarely while others delve into this deadly sin almost religiously.

Depending on the frequency, your productivity takes a massive hit. Stalling tasks at hand do not only wreak havoc on your productivity at work, it can also ruin your personal life as well.

David Allen, a bestselling author and productivity expert, proposed an ideal solution to resolve the procrastination dilemma once and for all. He proposed a “Two Minute Rule” to conquer deferment.

The Two-minute rule states, “If it takes two or fewer minutes to complete the task, do it now.”

8.     Keep Digital Distractions at Bay

Congratulations, you have managed to skimp on meetings and cut down the amount of time spent on checking your email inbox. But is it enough to make your more productive? Unfortunately, the answer is no.

There are many other distractions which can throw you off your focus. These include annoying calls, and the ping of messages and pop up notifications that are almost irresistible. Add social media to the equation, in addition to wasting time in browsing the web, and you will find it a real hassle to achieve your daily, weekly and monthly productivity goals.
You can easily get over this problem by shutting down notifications, avoiding calls and messages, or using your phone only during break times.

Conclusion

By making small tweaks to your daily routine, such as organizing your desk, sorting through your email inbox, and keeping all kinds of distractions at bay, you can do wonders to your productivity both at work and at home.

Avoid multitasking and take breaks to save you from employee burnout and work-related stress. It will also help you stay focused. Value each minute of your day and never waste your time because once wasted, time can never be reclaimed. Last but not the least, avoid procrastination with the two-minute rule.

Which productivity enhancing hacks do you use to stay productive at work or at home despite all the distractions? Feel free to share it with us in the comments section below.

Author’s Bio

Muneeb Qadar is a veteran branding expert. He currently works for Branex AE and is a professional when it comes to offering companies taut solutions that can make any product a household name.
His treatment of the marketing tactics is instrumental in the success of a product. If you are trying to launch a product and make a name for it in quick time, then Muneeb is the right person to contact.

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