a prescription for happiness
23 of the best happiness + positivity books

positively present picks: august 9, 2013

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"Optimist: Someone who figures that taking a step backward
after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it's a cha-cha."

Robert Brault

 

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How to Stay Positively Positive : love this article + website!

Declutter Your Life : another brilliant Zen Habits piece

Recipe Remedy : I'm not much of a cook, but some great ideas here

5 Ways to Get Out of a Slump : these tips'll get you back in action

Free Printable Bookplates : for those booknerds out there...

Little Low Studio : these illustrations are just darling

Reframe : the solution to greeting-cards-in-a-shoebox problem

7 Negative People You Need to Ignore : focus on the positive people

@ppreciate : an app meant to spread positivity! love it!

Stop Making Comparisons : 5 tips to quit all that comparing 

3D Printed Sugar : whoa! 3D printers are awesome.

Positive Signs : I love them + also this site, Door Sixteen

What Happy People Do Differently : a worthwhile read

Let the Magic Happen! : this GIF made me endlessly happy

Mid-Century Illustrations : these 1950s drawings make me smile 

Declutter in the Month : great tips in this infographic!

Happy Anything Cards : free printable cards? what could be better?

 

Check out this week's Positively Present playlist on YouTube.  


"Shark Attack" — Grouplove
"Jungle Drum" — Emily Torrini
"You" — The 1975
"Repave" — Volcano Choir
"It All Feels Right" — Washed Out
"Think of You" — MS MR
"Bravado" — Lorde
"Gotta Figure This Out" — Erin McCarley
"Blurred Lines" (cover) — Vampire Weekend
"Right Place Right Time" — Olly Mars
"I Never Know" — The Generationals
"Shine" — The Cave Singers


The Weekend: A Novel
Bernhard Schlink

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life   
Martin E. P. Seligman

 

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Can I just say, please don't ever stop doing this on Fridays. It is pretty much the one constant thing I look forward to during the week. The links and the songs especially are always so fun! Love it!

Dana - Haha, I won't stop! So glad you like the links and songs! It's so much fun for me to round them up and put it together each week. Thanks for reading!

Thank you so much for the song "Normandie" The Shout out louds. I did'nt know this song, but it's really that ! And thanks again for your positive attitude ! have a nice week-end somewhere in US, that's it ?

Edith - Thanks for reading! So glad to hear you enjoyed the Shout Out Louds song. They are one of my favorite bands. I just love them! So glad you're reading all the way in France. I'm just outside of Washington DC in the USA!

I love love love this quote of the week and had to share this link! I just started follwing! You are a breath of fresh air! Thank you for being so uplifting!!!

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