Posts tagged "positivity"

Easy New Workout Hack: Be Nice To Yourself!

According to a new study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, positive self-talk is the key to a quality workout. The study found that cyclers who rooted for themselves pedaled longer than other exercisers, and reported a lower rate of perceived effort. So, telling yourself "I can do this" or rocking some other…
By: Claire Hannum / October 3, 2014

Study: Empathy Goes A Lot Further Than Telling Depressed Friends To Think Positive

There's often nothing more isolating than being told to "cheer up" or "it's not so bad" when in the throes of a rough patch. Even when it's clear that a shift in perspective or a perkier outlook could make a situation seem better, it's not always possible to just flip an internal switch and suddenly…
By: Claire Hannum / June 29, 2014

How Do You Know A Day Is Starting Off On The Right Foot?

I always know when my day is starting off on the wrong foot. The lid on my coffee cup is leaking; I can't find anything to wear; I just miss the train and have to wait forever for the next one; my bagel order is messed up. Silly stuff that immediately indicates, "Amelia, today i…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 17, 2010