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Affirm Your Life: HAPPINESS Quotations

Affirm Your Life: HAPPINESS Quotations | Positive Mindset | Scoop.it

Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. - Abraham Lincoln. More HAPPINESS Quotes http://t.co/4pt64bng0N #quote

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Some great quotes to live by. My favorite is still "Don't worry, be happy" what's yours?

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, April 12, 2013 7:24 PM

There is no such thing as too many quotes.

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7 Ways to Make Happiness Last, by Allan Hamilton

7 Ways to Make Happiness Last, by Allan Hamilton | Positive Mindset | Scoop.it
When neurosurgeon Allan Hamilton was diagnosed with cancer, the c-word that he had used so often in his practice suddenly became personal and life-changing. Like many other cancer patients, his treatment journey was a mix of emotions.

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Happiness comes from staying connected with other people and giving selflessly. Do this and you will be happy.

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F. Thunus's curator insight, April 11, 2013 4:08 PM

Read and practice !

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Rethinking The Stress Mindset: Can You Find The Upside of Pressure? — PsyBlog

Rethinking The Stress Mindset: Can You Find The Upside of Pressure? — PsyBlog | Positive Mindset | Scoop.it
Is it true that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, or is stress always debilitating? (Positive stress.
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Distraction can often be the release you need to get through a stressful situation. Give your mind something else to focus on for a while and revisit the issue when you have had time away from running it through your mind.

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Zorba Paster: Pain, depression often go hand in hand - The Buffalo News

Zorba Paster: Pain, depression often go hand in hand  - The Buffalo News | Positive Mindset | Scoop.it
As a family doc, I see a lot of depression. I also see a lot of pain. In fact, pain is the No. 1 reason patients visit. Arthritis, fibromyalgia, achy muscles, broken bones, sprains, strains, lots and lots of pain.
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It is not only pyhsical pain that causes depression. Phsycological pain will also cause someone to doubt themselves. Once the pain is known it can be treated.

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Happiness Isn't Superficial, It's Vitally Important

Happiness Isn't Superficial, It's Vitally Important | Positive Mindset | Scoop.it
Happiness is increasingly being talked about and taken seriously at both national and international levels.
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It is about time we woke up to the power of spreading joy.
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Kindness is Contagious: Friends build bridge of kindness - In-Forum

Kindness is Contagious: Friends build bridge of kindness - In-Forum | Positive Mindset | Scoop.it
Kindness is Contagious: Friends build bridge of kindness
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Have you ever found yourself in a situation that you know calls for thoughtfulness, but you truly don't know which act of kindness could even make a difference?
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What you give is what you recieve.

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Benefits of Exercise to Help With Depression

Benefits of Exercise to Help With Depression | Positive Mindset | Scoop.it
While therapy and medications can be vital to depression treatment, one often-overlooked treatment is exercise. It not only improves health, but may help your emotional health.
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When you get moving your brain gets more oxygen and you can think clearly.

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Pointers For Getting Your Depression Under Control - Learn The ...

It is sometimes hard to figure out what is causing one's depression and how to treat it. The following article provides you with ... Make a positive social life for yourself.
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This article has some great tips for managing depression. Please ignore some of the associated advertising.

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Why women are more likely to seek treatment for depression than men - by Suzanne Rose - Helium

Men are less likely to seek help for their depression than women, according to research reported by ABC News.
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We need to show men it is ok to ask for help.

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Positive Attitude « Currans Karate

Positive Attitude « Currans Karate | Positive Mindset | Scoop.it
Well that is an easy thought. But doing it can sometimes be a little bit more challenging. One of my favourite questions is: What would you do if you knew you couldn't fail… Then do that. Sometimes a positive attitude is just cutting yourself off ...
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Cognitive Therapy: An Approach to the Treatment of Depression

Cognitive Therapy: An Approach to the Treatment of Depression | Positive Mindset | Scoop.it
Cognitive Therapy is one of the approaches for the treatment of depression. According to Aaron Beck, depressed persons consistently view self, the future and the world in a negative way.
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The change has already happened in many cases and it is only acceptance that is needed.

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How hope can help you heal

How hope can help you heal | Positive Mindset | Scoop.it
Hope isn't tangible, easily measurable or available in pill form. That may be why we have such a tough time believing in its healing properties.

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Hope gives you the goal post. To move forward we need a destination and hope for the future is all we can go on.

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Margarita Tarragona's curator insight, April 11, 2013 2:27 PM

La esperanza ayuda a sanar, física y emocionalmente.

#felicidad

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Consider the Three Levels of Fun: Challenging, Accommodating, and Relaxing Fun.

Consider the Three Levels of Fun: Challenging, Accommodating, and Relaxing Fun. | Positive Mindset | Scoop.it
Every Wednesday is Tip Day, or List Day, or Quiz Day.
Here’s a mystery. We spend a huge amount of time with TV. Watching TV is probably the world’s most popular pastime and is the greatest use of time, after sleeping and work.
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Here are some great tips on how to have fun...

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How To Live With The 'Head Case' Inside You. | Edgy Conversations

How To Live With The ‘Head Case’ Inside You. http://t.co/cj1YYQ2oxI @danwaldo
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Action is the key to overcoming pain. If you are unsure about which way to go next remember that as humans we are designed to love, give and grow - period.

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Training For Workplaces Ways You Can Overcome And Deal With ...

Training For Workplaces Ways You Can Overcome And Deal With ... | Positive Mindset | Scoop.it
If you would prefer to have help with your depression that does not involve medication as a first option, make your wishes known to your doctor. For many physicians and others who treat depression, anti-depression ...
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Once you know what is in your way you can work out how to get through and move forward.
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Cancer hasn't dimmed my mother's upbeat attitude. How far can optimism take ... - Washington Post

Cancer hasn't dimmed my mother's upbeat attitude. How far can optimism take ... - Washington Post | Positive Mindset | Scoop.it

Cancer hasn't dimmed my mother's upbeat attitude. How far can optimism take ...

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Life is about what comes next rather than what has been.

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Stress-Busting Smiles

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Scientists are finding that wearing a smile brings certain benefits, like slowing down the heart and reducing stress.The work follows research that established that the act of smiling can make you feel happier.

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It takes very little effort to pass on happiness.

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Margarita Tarragona's curator insight, April 6, 2013 10:48 AM

Sonreir (aunque sea forzadamente) reduce el estrés

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How to Stop Worrying about Worrying - PsychCentral.com (blog)

How to Stop Worrying about Worrying - PsychCentral.com (blog) | Positive Mindset | Scoop.it
How to Stop Worrying about Worrying
PsychCentral.com (blog)
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This may help to get out of the cycle...

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Positive Attitude Can Get You the Position

Contrary to the song, one bad apple can spoil the whole bunch, much like a poor attitude can quickly become contagious in a close working environment.

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People will be more committed to their work if they are happy and secure.

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Virtual shrink detects depression using Kinect | SmartPlanet

Virtual shrink detects depression using Kinect | SmartPlanet | Positive Mindset | Scoop.it
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“ Diagnosing depression usually depends on answers to standard questionnaires. A new automated system pays attention to body language, facial...
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Not sure if I would trust a machine to diagnose. What do you think?
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Depression hurts - Trinidad News

Depression hurts
Trinidad News
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says depression is one of leading causes of disability across the world, and estimates that depression will rank second only to heart disease by 2020 in terms of global disability.
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Lets have the conversation and get this topic out in the open.

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Paint the Town Periwinkle - Cleveland Daily Banner

Paint the Town Periwinkle - Cleveland Daily Banner | Positive Mindset | Scoop.it
Paint the Town Periwinkle
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She noted after attending a recent meeting in Atlanta, she met several people “who had the same cancer and they are about 10 years out. What set them apart was the mindset.
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Changing your perception about what you are going through is as easy as making a new decision to live life to the full.

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