Positively Present Picks : February 17, 2017

 
Dani-DiPirro-New-Doors


Quote-of-the-week

"Enjoyment appears at the boundary between boredom and anxiety,
when the challenges are just balanced with the person’s capacity to act."

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

 

Links-I-Love

Status Anxiety about Happiness : it's a big problem here in America

Spirit Pig Interview : check out my interview on iTunes here

What I Am Trying to Say to You : these postcards are everything

Ban These Words from Your Vocabulary : you'll be glad you did! 

7 Things Highly Resilient People Don't Do : avoid these for a resilient life

In Defense of Silence : I've been thinking a lot about this lately...

20 Habits that Can Change Your Life : #6 is changing mine right now

The Hell No Hustle Club : overwhelmed? overworked? join the club! 

What Happens When You Take a Full Month Away from Internet?

Co-working with Pets : 7 tips to make it a happy experience

Masterpiece and Mess : you can be both at the very same time

How to Be Present When You Can't Stop Thinking : it's hard, but possible!

25 Famous Women on Anxiety + Depression : you're not alone

The Way of Openness : how to move away from comfort + security

Chromotherapy : how colors impact your mood (they're powerful!)

10 Rules for Being Successful on Your Own Terms : you define success 

Essential Self-Love Practices in an Uncertain World : love starts with you

 

Listening

Listen to this playlist on YouTube.
Finally on Spotify! Follow me!


"Chained to the Rhythm" — Katy Perry
"Break Out" — AUST
"Wintergloves" — Coco Melies
"Begin Again" — Measure
"Habits (Stay High)" — Young Rising Sons
"Cold"— Maroon 5 ft. Future
"Don't Kill My Vibe" — Sigrid
"Ego" — Milky Chance
"John Wayne" — Lady Gaga
"Ran" — Future Islands

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

Healer
Carol Cassella

The Book of Hygge:
The Danish Art of Contentment, Comfort, and Connection
Louisa Thomsen Brits

All the Single Ladies
Rebecca Traister
 

I write books too! Check it out...

The Positively Present Guide to Life*

Effortless Inspiration Series:
Gratitude, Living in the Moment, 
Compassion, and Forgiveness*

Stay Positive: Daily Reminders
from Positively Present*

    

PPGTL-Footer Love-Self-Footer Find-Self-Footer Stickers-Footer


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Some links may be affiliate links. If you click on them and purchase something, I receive a commission. There is no additional cost to you if you use these links, and I will never share links for products I haven't or wouldn't purchase myself. For more information on affiliate links, please visit the Terms of Use page. 


Positively Present Picks : February 10, 2017

 
Be Your Own Valenine


Quote-of-the-week

"The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so
absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.”

Albert Camus

 

Links-I-Love

Printable Valentines! : so perfect for last-minute valentines :)

7 Winter Activities for Girlfriendships : love these little ideas

Milk & Honey : read this book in one, engrossing sitting

Why No One Is Original : and why it's totally okay (and awesome)

41 Inspiring Quotes on Failure : seeing the positive is so essential

Break from Negativity : first step involves getting to know yourself

Modern Declaration : a beautiful poem that still rings true today

Confidence + Learning to Trust Yourself : self-trust is SO important

Ed Emberley Interview : he taught me to draw + I'll never forget it!

How to Practice Self-Compassion : vital for true, lasting self-love

Treat Your Self : thoughts on lavishing yourself for Valentine's Day 

Why We Are All Addicts : yes, even without substance abuse issues

Atheism, Optimism + Pessimism : happiness is a moral obligation

Ventipop : this new site is features your daily cup of culture

 

 

Listening

Listen to this playlist on YouTube.
Finally on Spotify! Follow me!


"On + Off" — Maggie Rogers
"Moving On" — John Mayer
"Nothing Gets Crossed Out" — Bright Eyes
"Better Man" — Little Big Town
"21 Days" — Scott Helman
"Video Child"— Many Voices Speak
"What You Are" — Richard Readey
"Paris" — Sonna Rele
"Wolves or Foxes" — Edwin Raphael
"Both Sides Now" — Mackenzie Johnson

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

Milk & Honey
Rupi Kaur

Chasing Slow:
Courage to Journey Off the Beaten Path
Erin Loechner

All the Single Ladies
Rebecca Traister
 

I write books too! Check it out...

The Positively Present Guide to Life*

Effortless Inspiration Series:
Gratitude, Living in the Moment, 
Compassion, and Forgiveness*

Stay Positive: Daily Reminders
from Positively Present*

    

PPGTL-Footer Love-Self-Footer Find-Self-Footer Stickers-Footer


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Some links may be affiliate links. If you click on them and purchase something, I receive a commission. There is no additional cost to you if you use these links, and I will never share links for products I haven't or wouldn't purchase myself. For more information on affiliate links, please visit the Terms of Use page. 


Positively Present Picks : January 27, 2017

 
Truth


Quote-of-the-week

“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

 

Links-I-Love

Curing Chronic Self-Righteousness : the importance of compassion

Neon Soul : just pre-ordered this and I cannot wait till it comes out!!

15 Unforgettable Haruki Murakami Quotes : such powerful, inspiring words

My Favorite Protest Sign : sooo many good ones, but this is just too adorable

What I'm Trying to Say : these little postcards are great to have on hand

Art Is Theft : a great little (beautifully designed) video about art + creating 

The Importance of Selfishness : it has a negative connotation, but it's useful!

One Page at a Time : wanna up your creative game? you need this little book

Real Is Better Than Perfect : such wise (beautiful!) words from Made Vibrant

Top 30 Positivity Blogs + Websites : I'm honored to be included in this list :)

How to Stay Calm : advice on keeping your cool from a bomb disposal expert

Is Your Day Going Down in Flames? : 35 experts on how to get back to happy

Create a Journaling Practice : I've started this + it's such a positive experience

The Key to Peace : it's all about letting go of what you think "should" be

Defeat the Winter Blues : this time of year can be tough for staying cheery

 

Listening

Listen to this playlist on YouTube.
Finally on Spotify! Follow me!


"Castle on the Hill" — Ed Sheeran
"T.B.D." — Hanging Valleys
"Don't Make Me" — Matt Kali
"Heaven" — Troye Sivan
"Bite My Tongue" — The Beach
"On + Off"— Maggie Rogers
"Dangerous" —The xx
"Patience" — Eden Fox
"Get Lucky" — Daughter
"Motion Picture Soundtrack" — Shallou

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

Nightbird
Alice Hoffman

The Little Prince
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The Corrections
Johnathan Franzen
 

I write books too! Check it out...

The Positively Present Guide to Life*

Effortless Inspiration Series:
Gratitude, Living in the Moment, 
Compassion, and Forgiveness*

Stay Positive: Daily Reminders
from Positively Present*
 

Some links may be affiliate links. If you click on them and purchase something, I receive a commission. There is no additional cost to you if you use these links, and I will never share links for products I haven't or wouldn't purchase myself. For more information on affiliate links, please visit the Terms of Use page. 


Positively Present Picks : January 20, 2017

 
Being You


Quote-of-the-week

“There comes a moment you have to decide:
Do you keep quiet or do you stand up.”

Malala Yousafzai

 

Links-I-Love    
The Mastery Journal : I love a good journal + this looks great! 

10 Ways to Start the Year Out Right : not too late to make it awesome

What's Stopping You? : simple, thought-provoking questions

Productivity in Terrible Times : how to keep making progress

3 Strategies to Boost Confidence : 'cause confidence changes everything

Women's Protest Signs : download + print all of these great signs

10 Healthy Foods that Fight Stress : I definitely need to eat more of these

The Moral Arc of the Universe : and all the things it bends toward

What's Your Happiness Recipe? : here's advice for creating one

20 Easy Ways to Add Self-Love Today : no better time than the present!

The Four Agreements : a guide to personal freedom (get the book here)

A Positive Attitude : it really is the world's best kept secret to success

Why Women Drink : a very powerful take on women + alcohol

Future Is Female : all of my favorite feminist things in one spot :)

Mindful Munching : how to each better and more mindfully everyday

What It's Like to Go Without Complaining for a Month : powerful!

 

Listening

Listen to this playlist on YouTube.
Finally on Spotify! Follow me!


"Wide Awake" — Katy Perry
"Body of Work" — The Mynabirds
"This Is What Makes Us Girls" — Lana Del Ray
"Sit Still Look Pretty" — Daya
"Love Myself" — Hailee Steinfeld
"Respect"— Aretha Franklin
"Better" —Meghan Trainor
"Yes Girl" — Bea Miller
"Not a Pretty Girl" — Ani DiFranco
"Talkin' Bout a Revolution" — Tracy Chapman

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

The Animators
Kayla Rae Whitaker

The Corrections
Johnathan Franzen
 

I write books too! Check it out...

The Positively Present Guide to Life*

Effortless Inspiration Series:
Gratitude, Living in the Moment, 
Compassion, and Forgiveness*

Stay Positive: Daily Reminders
from Positively Present*
 

Some links may be affiliate links. If you click on them and purchase something, I receive a commission. There is no additional cost to you if you use these links, and I will never share links for products I haven't or wouldn't purchase myself. For more information on affiliate links, please visit the Terms of Use page. 


Positively Present Picks : January 13, 2017

 
Understand


Quote-of-the-week

"Everything that irritates us about others
can lead us to an understanding of ourselves." 

C.G. Jung

 

Links-I-Love    
Eternal Optimist Talking Points for 2017 : love these!!

The Danger of Silence : speaking up creates safety

Chasing Slow : Pop and Banter's interview with Erin

Judging Others : the truth behind it + why we do it

5 Barriers to Success : essential thing to avoid for success

All of My Failures Can be Traced to Silence : again, speak up!

Be Optimistic : this enamel sign is simple + inspiring (this too)

Color Wheel Blanket : any designer would love this

6 Questions to Help You Love Yourself : even when it's so hard

Building a Healthier You : Free People's 10 step list is A+

Powerful Ways to Work Through Fear : you can do it!!

Small Room : a simple -- but so powerful -- quote

Rethinking the Winter Blues : winter has a silver lining

10 Ways to Return to Peacefulness : we all need more peace

Body Positivity x Social Media : very important to consider

 

Listening

Listen to this playlist on YouTube.
Finally on Spotify! Follow me!


"Castle on the Hill" — Ed Sheeran
"I Want It All" — Natalie Taylor
"Crash" — Trella
"Next Life" — Souls
"Trouble" — Cage the Elephant
"Break"— North Elements
"Shape of You" —Ed Sheeran
"Mania" — Keenan O'Meara
"Me Myself & I" — G-Eazy
"Leave Your Lover" — Echos

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

The Animators
Kayla Rae Whitaker

The 50 States: Explore the USA
Gabrielle Balkan
 

I write books too! Check it out...

The Positively Present Guide to Life*

Effortless Inspiration Series:
Gratitude, Living in the Moment, 
Compassion, and Forgiveness*

Stay Positive: Daily Reminders
from Positively Present*
 

Some links may be affiliate links. If you click on them and purchase something, I receive a commission. There is no additional cost to you if you use these links, and I will never share links for products I haven't or wouldn't purchase myself. For more information on affiliate links, please visit the Terms of Use page.