positively present picks : april 29, 2016

Lemons

Quote-of-the-week

"When you look at life through the eyes of gratitude, 
the world becomes a magical and amazing place." 

Jennifer Gayle
 

Links-I-Love   

Beyoncé's Lemonade : inspired me (and the illustration above!)

Every Day Matters 2017 : just got my proof in the mail. hooray! 

Stay or Leave a Relationship? : very thought-provoking video

How to Handle Difficult Times : excellent advice via Zen Habits

The Happiness Narrative : an interesting video on happiness

Mother's Day Poem Generator : what a clever idea! use this for your mom

Sivana Spirit Interview : loved the questions for this interview

How to Turn Negative Experiences into Positive Life Lessons : yes! 

You Are Your Only Limit : incredibly true + beautifully written

33 Powerful Ways to Overcome Fear : don't let fear hold you back

Start the Morning Right : 10 powerful, simple things to do 

Rewire Your Thinking + Kick Fear in the Face! : motivating, for sure!

8 Reasons to Unplug : we all benefit from the great outdoors

What Type of Introvert Are You? : my result was so accurate

Break the Ice : clothing designed to help people date IRL! 

 

Listening

Listen to this playlist on YouTube.

"Third Eye" — Florence + the Machine
"Meridian" — Zola Blood
"Oracle" — Chymes
"Wolves" — August and After
"7 Years" (Cover) — Jasmine Thompson
"A Change of Heart"— The 1975
"Break Every Chain" — Paxton Ingram
"Get Used to It" — Justin Bieber
"Marceline" — Vista Kicks
"Spiral" — Rebecca Clements

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

The Good House: A Novel
Ann Leary 

It Didn't Start with You:
How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes
Who We Are and How to End the Cycle

Mark Wolynn
  

I write books too! Check it out...

The Positively Present Guide to Life
Dani DiPirro

Stay Positive: Daily Reminders
from Positively Present
Dani DiPirro


positively present picks : april 22, 2016

Where-you-need-to-be

Quote-of-the-week

"Oh, what we could be if we stopped carrying
around the remains of who we were."

Tyler Knott Gregson
 

Links-I-Love   

Career Day Speech! : read the speech I gave at my high school :)

Entrepreneur on Fire Interview : so honored to be a guest on this podcast

How to Pay Attention : wonderful tips for more mindful living

5 Ways Your Phone Can Enhance Your Productivity : great tips!

Feminism Is Consciousness : amazing video by Danielle LaPorte

Want to Positively Influence Others? : then you need to read this

Make Time for Self-Love : why you absolutely need to make time

Feel Overwhelmed? : read up on 5 ways to turn stress into joy

Be the Lighthouse : love this article about sending out your light

Why Moms Are the Best : they really are amazing, aren't they?

How to Set Boundaries : be generous (without being a doormat!)

Snapchat! : I'm loving it so much ;) screenshot this + add me!

 

Listening

Listen to this playlist on YouTube.

"New Romantics" — Taylor Swift
"A Praise Chorus" — Jimmy Eat World
"Sinking Islands" —Sun.Set.Ships
"Just Like Fire" — P!nk
"Amerika" — Young the Giant
"U-Turn"— Tegan and Sara
"You Don't Own Me" — Grace ft. G-Eazy
"Heart of a Dog" — The Kills
"Dreamland" — Wild Belle
"Spring / Sun / Winter / Dread" — Everything Everything

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

You Can Understand Your Dreams:
Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life

David Fontana

A Man Called Ove: A Novel
Fredrik Backman

It Didn't Start with You:
How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes
Who We Are and How to End the Cycle

Mark Wolynn
  

I write books too! Check it out...

The Positively Present Guide to Life
Dani DiPirro

Stay Positive: Daily Reminders
from Positively Present
Dani DiPirro


positively present picks : april 15, 2016

Dumbledore-Quote


Quote-of-the-week

“We become what we think about all day long.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson
 

Links-I-Love   

A Mini-Guide to Mastering Pinterest : my tips on using one of my favorite tools!

8 Forgotten Truths about Happiness : #2 is absolutely, positively vital for a positive life

Stop Waiting for Tomorrow : today is the only day that's guaranteed

Join the FREE Your Most Radiant Live Ever Summit & get tips from 40+ experts! 

21 Timeless Strategies to Lower Everyday Stress : less stress, more happiness

5 Reasons to Forgive Yourself : carrying around blame never helps anyone

Alcohol-Free Ways to Cope with Social Anxiety : such great, mindful tips

Busy Bee Gift Baskets : love these cute baskets (perfect for Mother's Day!)

Self-Love Tips for Relationships : loving yourself changes all your relationships

Use Your Wings : need some uplifting inspiration? read this great post

3 Reasons to Embrace Solitude : alone time can be really good for you

 

Listening

Listen to this playlist on YouTube.

"Boyfriend" — Tegan and Sara
"Remember" — Sutherland
"Castle" — Halsey
"Get to Heaven" — Everything Everything
"All About You" — MYYRA
"Nothing Where Something..."— Vanessa Carlton
"Lush Life" — Zara Larsson
"Black Water" — Of Monsters and Men
"I Want You" — Marian Hill
"So Alive" — Goo Goo Dolls

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

Midwives
Chris Bohjalian

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets
J. K. Rowling
  

I write books too! Check it out...

The Positively Present Guide to Life
Dani DiPirro

Stay Positive: Daily Reminders
from Positively Present
Dani DiPirro


positively present picks : april 8, 2016

Self-care
 

Quote-of-the-week

"Edit your life frequently and ruthlessly.
It’s your masterpiece after all."

Nathan W. Morris
 

Links-I-Love   

10 Things Happy People Don't Do :  my latest Live Happy piece!

Confidence Journal for Career Women : so happy to have design this cover :)  

Your Most Radiant Life Ever Summit : FREE online event with 40+ experts. sign up! 

21 Quotes to Launch You Out of Bed : nothing like inspiring words, right?

How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do : so important for happiness

The Soul Jar : so excited to have participated in this interview 

Just Get Out : this inspired me to get up + get out + get going

The Joy of Doing Less : superb advice for reclaiming your time 

3 Ways to Get Super Inspired : 'cause inspiration is everything

Fear Is Why We Have Too Much Stuff : wow. this is so true. 

9 Tips to Turn a Bad Day Around : excellent advice from this piece

The Key To Breaking Unhealthy Relationship Patterns : very powerful

Affirmational Madlibs : absolutely love this idea from Gala Darling 

 

Listening

Listen to this playlist on YouTube.

"Better Days" — Old Sea Brigade
"Kiss It Better" — Rihanna
"Visions" — Jon Bryant
"I'm Not Right" — XY&O
"What We Live For" — American Authors
"Paper Blood"— Van T
"Big Ideas" — The Boxer Rebellion
"U Up" — Soft Lit
"Company" — Justin Bieber
"All the Ways" — Wet

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

Midwives
Chris Bohjalian

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets
J. K. Rowling
  

I write books too! Check it out...

The Positively Present Guide to Life
Dani DiPirro

Stay Positive: Daily Reminders
from Positively Present
Dani DiPirro


positively present picks : april 1, 2016

Be still
 

Quote-of-the-week

"Pull away from what doesn't push you forward."

Amber Ibarreche
 

Links-I-Love   

Snapchat! : I'm obsessed with it! follow me (positivepresent)

Making a Difference : my interview on The High Heeled Paper Girl

Feng Shui Magic : loved reading this great interview! 

7 Ways to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed : and get some stuff done

Why Strong Relationships Stem from Self-Love : self-love is vital

75 Simple Life Rules : these are all so simple but essential

Emoji Slippers! : how adorable are these little guys?!

12 Strategies for Outsmarting Stress : love #11 in particular

  

Listening

Listen to this playlist on YouTube.

"Hotline Bling" — Mila J
"Here's to Us" — Ellie Goulding
"Don't Wait for Me" — Flawes
"All Along" — Mirror Signal
"Rock Bottom" — Hailee Steinfeld
"Kaleidoscope"— Brookfield
"Back to You" — WILD
"Want You" — Bearson ft. Cal
"Deep End" — Birdy
"Oh" — Mt. Si

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

The Conditions of Love
Dale M. Kushner

The Happiness Equation:
Want Nothing + Do Anything = Have Everything

Neil Pasricha
  

I write books too! Check it out...

The Positively Present Guide to Life
Dani DiPirro

Stay Positive: Daily Reminders
from Positively Present
Dani DiPirro