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The Four Ps of Positive Psychology Practices

Positive shift happens when we practice the building blocks of positive psychology. The first letters of the practices that have been shown by research to increase happiness and well-being, happen to spell BE MEASURING. (although it is not usually important

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Keep a Candle Burning

Image by StockSnap from Pixabay Dedicated to the positive people in my life, and to those who have touched my life and departed from this earth. Keep a Candle Burning Keep a candle burning to guide us through the night.

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Uplift with Kindness and Compassion

Uplift is one of the Building Blocks of Positive Shift. We can uplift ourselves with positive music, videos, quotes and thoughts. And we can uplift others with positive words, genuine compliments, acts of kindness, and simple gifts of appreciation. We

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Show Your Promise

A promise is a pledge; a vow that you will do something. That’s what personal branding is all about. Promise is also potential. You must know what your potential is before you can make a promise that you will realize

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The ABCs of Impact

Impact means making a difference, and we want to have an impact in the world through our work and lives. Purpose is one of the four Ps of positive shift, and an important part of our happiness. To have an

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The Building Blocks of Positive Shift: BE MEASURING

The building blocks of positive shift are not complicated. You likley have heard of some of them before. Many of them are simple, and most of them are not hard to do. Why, then, do we often fail to practice

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Development Plans Are Not Just for Work

While Performance Plans for work may be called a Personal Development Plan, work is only one small part of personal development. To make a plan for Personal Development, consider many life areas that can be improved. While going through some

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Brain Basics

GREAT Skills are a) in demand in the workplace b) rarely taught, and c) very helpful in all areas of life! The GREAT Skills Trading Cards provide key information from experts for learning these skills. The links below lead to

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The Not So Big Life

  Remember Tom Hank’s character in the movie Big, who wished that he was bigger? When we are young, we naturally want to grow bigger and stronger. We see the world as an exciting place that we want to explore.

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What to do after being slimed

Have you been slimed lately? Recently, watching the news often leaves me feeling that way. Whether it has to do with politics, terrorist attacks in other countries, or shootings in ours, it seems like there has been nothing but bad

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