Positively Present Picks : July 22, 2016


SelfLove
Source

 

Quote-of-the-week

“There is no magical version of you waiting in the future.
You are here. Use the magic you have now."

Heather Havrilesky

 

Links-I-Love    
Get Happier : the key is to focus on what makes you miserable

Lemonade Background : get inspired by this desktop background

The Only Expert on Your Dreams is You : so incredibly true

Warhol Prints* : how cool would a wall filled with these be?!

Your Personality Isn't Fixed : yes, you can change (if you want to!)

11 Inspirational Blogs That'll Change Your Life : so honored to be featured :)

Anxiety Magazine Covers : these cracked me up. so relatable. 

Where There's Stress, There's a Story : so what's your story? 

Mini Bags! : this trend makes me happy. tiny things are so cute.

CAUSEBOX : love this box filled with socially conscious products

Positively Orange Dress* : so perfect for the new brand look!

Finding the Courage to Quit : sometimes it's time to let it go

Make Travel Delays More Enjoyable : waiting? try these ideas

EmojiCap : I don't wear hats, but I would wear one of these

What Matters Is Saying Yes : wow. this quote is really powerful.

10 Virtues for the Modern Age : all of these are so, so important!

Choosing Curiosity Over Fear : Elizabeth Gilbert's wise words

Rainbow Heart Pin : what a cute, colorful little rainbow pin 

Anxiously Searching for Life's Purpose? : then you should read this

 

Listening

Listen to this playlist on YouTube.

"Here with Me" — The Killers
"Wildwood" — Fleurie
"Who We Are" — Plasi
"Rise" — Katy Perry
"Must Be Good" — I Said Yes
"Make Me"— Britney Spears
"No Complaints" — FatherDude
"Sensations" — Elohim
"Lion" — Kacy Hill
"Keep Breathing" — Ingrid Michaelson

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

Addiction Is the Symptom*
Rosemary Ellsworth Brown

Harry Potter and the
Order of the Phoenix*
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 

 

Links marked with asterisks are 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 : july 15, 2016


Beginning
Source

 

Quote-of-the-week

“Progress is impossible without change, and those
who cannot change their minds cannot change anything."

George Bernard Shaw

 

Links-I-Love    

NEW YouTube Video : ICYMI -- 6 lessons from 6 years sober!

8 Gratitude Habits That'll Transform Your Life : gratitude is everything

On Being Yourself : a great video from the hilarious Jenna Marbles

Star and Crescent Necklace* : obsessed with this pretty pendant!

Feeling Guilty : it's going to happen sometimes + it's okay if it does

5 Inspiring Reads to Boost Your Creativity : really appreciate this round-up

Less Hate, More Love : we need more love right now. a lot more. 

Plated* : sent me delish food + you can get a discount with your first order here!

12 Ways to Make Your Work Meaningful : even if you don't love it

Uncover the Gems of Waiting While Dream Chasing : patience is key

I Am / You Are* : loving this cute little inspirational book

When Your Project Doesn't Take Off : absolutely loved this article

Concrete Ways to Be an Ally : if you're white, you should read this

25 Ways to Kill the Toxic Ego : we all have an ego + we need to manage it

How to Do Anything : amazing round-up of how-to articles

 

Listening

Listen to this playlist on YouTube.

"Touch" — Shura
"Endless Grace" — Royaume
"Now Is the Start" — A Fine Frenzy
"Close" (Cover) — Sonna Rele
"Once in a While" — Timeflies
"Backyard"— Of Monsters & Men
"I Never Told Her" — Ryan O'Reilly
"Six Feet Under" — Billie Eilish
"Angels" — French 79
"You Want the Sun" — Niki & the Dove

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

Harry Potter and the
Order of the Phoenix*
J.K. Rowling

I Am / You Are*
Rosemary Gallagher

  

I write books too! Check it out...

The Positively Present Guide to Life*
Dani DiPirro

Stay Positive: Daily Reminders
from Positively Present*
Dani DiPirro 

 

Links marked with asterisks are 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 : july 8, 2016


Inhale Exhale
 

Quote-of-the-week

“Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness.
Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.”

Scott Adams

 

Links-I-Love   

June Favorites! : my new YouTube video on things I'm loving this month

In Praise of Short-Term Love : wow. this video really made me think...

Unicorn Paperclip Holder* : do I need this? yes, yes I definitely do.

5 Tips to Deal with Insomnia : great advice for sleepless nights

The Mana Journal : I love the concept + layout of this beautiful journal

10 Ways to Increase Your Concentration : really motivating tips here

Happy Socks Summer Sale!* : I absolutely love these cute socks

Less Hate, More Love Pins : get yours now + support a great cause! 

The Difficulty of Being Present : it's so, so hard sometimes, isn't it? 

Increase the Power of the Law of Attraction : focus on what you want

Irregular Choice Shoes* : OMG. how crazy / cool are these shoes?!

You Don't Have to Do It All : yes, it's okay to say no + focus on you 

 

Listening

Listen to this playlist on YouTube.

"What's It Gonna Be?" — Shura
"Stone Cold" (Cover) — Mackenzie Johnson
"Silver & Gold" — WILD
"Sincerely" — Stephen
"Sledgehammer" — Rihanna
"New Start"— Jole
"I Love the USA" — Weezer
"Let It Go" — James Bay
"Sit Still Look Pretty" — Daya
"You Don't Think You Like People Like Me" — Alex Lahey

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

The Year We Left Home*
Jean Thompson

A Certain Age*
Beatriz Williams

  

I write books too! Check it out...

The Positively Present Guide to Life
Dani DiPirro

Stay Positive: Daily Reminders
from Positively Present
Dani DiPirro 

 

Links marked with asterisks are 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 : july 1, 2016


No Apologies for Being
 

Quote-of-the-week

“When are you going to realize that being normal isn't
necessarily a virtue? It rather denotes a lack of courage."

Alice Hoffman in Practical Magic

 

Links-I-Love   
Less Hate, More Love Pins : get yours now + support a great cause! 

On the Importance of Drawing : this really makes me want grab a pencil

Now on YOUTUBE! : check out my first two YouTube videos :) 

How to Love in the Present Moment Without Fear : hard, but worth it

Illustrator Class : just started this one over at Atly + love it!

Don't Ask for Permission : instead, try showing up with intent

Leftover Wrapping Paper? : use it to make this beautiful collage

The Surprising Psychology of Going on Vacation : interesting!

Inflatable Pizza!* : if I had a pool, this would be in it for sure

How's Your Relationship with the Sun? : I could really relate to this

The Art of Being Happily Single : yes, you can be alone and happy

Refuse to Worry : exploring the difference between worry + concern

Ink & Main* : get 20% off custom cards with the code SUMMER20! 

 

Listening

Listen to this playlist on YouTube.

"Wild" — Troye Sivan + Alessia Cara
"I Took a Pill in Ibiza" (Cover) — Sonna Rele
"Bitter Leaf" — LANKS
"Arkansas" — Garrett Kato
"Oasis" (Cover) — Jasmine Thompson
"Cinnamon"— Jome
"Over Your Shoulder" — Rudderless
"Words" — Birdy
"Chasing the Sinking Sun" — Shout Out Louds
"July Flame" — Laura Veirs

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

The Biographer's Tale: A Novel*
A.S. Byatt

Once Upon a Time There Was You*
Elizabeth Berg

  

I write books too! Check it out...

The Positively Present Guide to Life
Dani DiPirro

Stay Positive: Daily Reminders
from Positively Present
Dani DiPirro 

 

Links marked with asterisks are 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 : june 24, 2016


What Are You Doing

 

Quote-of-the-week

“When you have purpose, you don’t have time for negativity.”

Mark Victor Hansen

 

Links-I-Love   
Less Hate, More Love Pins : did you check these out yet?!

How to Feel Beautiful : so excited about this course!

Discovering the Joy of Single-Tasking : so much truth here

Pencil Shaving Flowers : these are absolutely gorgeous

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain : and how to break the habit

Is Your Life Actually a Good One? : thought-provoking, for sure

Emotions, Logic, + Decision-Making : very interesting connections

73 Questions with James Corden : I'm seriously in love with with is guy

Rainbow Sticky Notes : I need these little notes in my life ASAP

Taking Care of Yourself Is Never a Waste of Time : self-love. always.

7 Ways to Deal with People in a Bad Mood : counter that negativity quick

Interactive Self-Care Game : what a great idea! bookmarking it!

Self-Acceptance Is the True Key to Happiness : practice it often

 

Listening

Listen to this playlist on YouTube.

"Wild Things" — Alessia Cara
"Young and Beautiful" — Lana Del Rey
"Pigments" — Elohim
"Are We Ready?" — Two Door Cinema Club
"Spirit Cold" — Tall Heights
"This Is What You Came For"— Calvin Harris
"Wave" — Golden Vessel
"Change" — Christina Aguilera
"Stressed Out" — Twenty One Pilots
"Send My Love" — Adele

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

You Can Master Meditation:
Change Your Mind, Change Your Life
Dave Fontana

Perfect Summer (Sweet Valley High)
Francine Pascal

Authentic Happiness:
Using the New Positive Psychology to
Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment

Martin E. P. Seligman

  

I write books too! Check it out...

The Positively Present Guide to Life
Dani DiPirro

Stay Positive: Daily Reminders
from Positively Present
Dani DiPirro