All posts in "Positive Psychology"

How to Love Yourself

An Introduction on How to Love Yourself “How do I love myself?” We see this call for help everywhere these days, but why? Why are we finding it so hard to love ourselves? The good news is that we don’t need to know the “why.” There are many reasons why someone may not feel like they […]


Obsession: Addiction to People

Addiction can express itself beyond chemical dependency, and we can even become addicted to/obsessed with another person. I’m not saying all forms of addiction are the same by any means, but they do share certain features. I discuss how broad addictions can be in “Extinguish Addiction With Mindfulness”: Addictions can be born out of a […]


How to Protect Yourself from the Negative Energy of Others

It can seem like the world is dragging us down at times, and it doesn’t help if those around us drain our energy by being ugly, untactful or pessimistic. I recently received an email asking what we can do to not let the negative energy of others affect us so much. My primary suggestion is to fortify your […]


Why We’re Experiencing So Much Anxiety, and How to Deal With It

If you are like me, you worry about paying bills, getting to work on time, or what new outfit Kim Kardashian will have on today (I wonder if the Buddha was ever sarcastic?). This isn’t the type of anxiety I want to discuss in this article. What Is Anxiety? It’s important to first define anxiety, […]


Lack of Energy? Fatigued? Struggling to Remain Positive?

Recently, one of our tribe was courageous and emailed me with the following: I’ve become ill with some unknown disease lumped under the category of ‘chronic fatigue syndrome’ – [essentially] you feel your energy has been drained out of you and you watch your life [go by]. I’m lucky in that I can still somewhat function […]


How Mindfulness Meditation Can Help Those with an Addiction to Chaos

Guest Author: Written by Laura Jay (exclusively for MM) It may seem hard to believe, but for some people, the times in life when there is most stability and happiness, are also the most difficult to handle. These people are addicted to chaos; they do not know how to handle calm, peaceful, or “normal” situations and […]

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