Positively Present Picks: March 24, 2017

 
Bloom


Quote-of-the-week

“You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.”

Rosa Parks

 

Links-I-Love

Creative Market Shop : just opened this shop for design resources! check it out! 

She Reaches Podcast : I love this podcast + was so honored to be interviewed

Is Ignorance the Problem? : a very quick, interesting read from Seth Godin

How to Live More Wisely Around Our Phones : if you have nomophobia, read this

Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi : this little tweet is silly, but it made me smile big time

This Good World : a site to help you find socially responsible businesses

Behind the Adult Coloring Trend : tapping into your inner kid is good for you

Feeling Stressed? : here are 105 ways to keep calm and carry on

4 Step Guide to Letting Go of the Past : it's tough, but these are great tips

Little Piggy : here's another tweet that's also silly, but really made my day :) 

Can a World Filled with Unhappiness Change Its Course? : so thought-provoking

Uplifting News : need some positive news? check out this round-up

You Can Make Excuses or You Can Make Progress : which do you wanna make?

15 Free Desktop Wallpapers for Dog Lovers : I want to download them all :)

 

Listening

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


"Dive In" — KYKO
"Bridge and Wall" — Elohim
"Next Escape" — Viceroy
"Galway Girl" — Ed Sheeran
"Weekends" — Amy Shark
"Bad Things"— Milky Chance
"When It Comes to Us" — Frances
"Want" — Adam Counts
"Feel It Still" — Portugal. The Man
"Seeing Stars" — Borns

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

Solitude: In Pursuit of a Singular Life
in a Crowded World
Michael Harris

Neon Soul : Poetry and Prose
Alexandra Elle
 

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

    

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Positively Present Picks: March 17, 2017

 
Make Your Own Luck



Quote-of-the-week

"St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time: a day to begin
transforming winter's dreams into summer's magic."

Adrienne Cook

 

Links-I-Love

Make Your Own Luck : check out this video to see how I drew the image above

Best Day Ever App : a great little app for tracking your daily moods

Shop Shiny Things! : did you see all of the cool things I've listed? treat yo' self! :)

Friday Night Vibes : this dog (and its snack situation) made me laugh

The Desire Map : have you read it? I keep coming back to it again + again

Saturn's Moon : these new pics of this are so cool. I love space! 

How to Stop Checking Your Phone : excellent, much-needed tips here

Why We Suffer When We Judge Others' Choices : judging = bad news

Mystical Girl, Material World : really want to pick up a copy of this book!

The Most Dangerous Energy of Joy : wonderful, wise words from Hesse

Always Giving to Others? : here's how to beat the generosity burnout

Peace Is Power : it really is + I need this candle in my life to help me chill

 

Listening

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


"Liability" — Lorde
"Say You Will" — Shy Girls
"Wasted My Love" — Axel Mansoor
"Castle on the Hill" (Live) — Ed Sheeran
"Feels" — Kiiara
"Tessalate"— Alt-J
"Feel Good" — Gryffin + Illenium
"History" — Olivia Holt
"Oceans Away" — A R I Z O N A
"Third of May" — Fleet Foxes

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.


Present Over Perfect:
Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler,
More Soulful Way of Living
Shauna Niequist

Handwriting Analysis
Andrea McNichol 
 

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

    

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Positively Present Picks : March 10, 2017

 
Find What Feels Good


Quote-of-the-week

"He who has a why to live can bear almost any how."

Friedrich Nietzsche

 

Links-I-Love

iPad Lettering! : put up a few videos showing how I use my iPad
(one is real time, with commentary; the others are just watch-me-draw)

The Difference Between Empathy + Sympathy : wise words from Brene Brown

7 Positivity Blogs to Follow in 2017 : so honored to be in this round-up :)

Against Productivity : an amazing article for Daily Zen that'll make you think

Ditch the Labels : once you do, you'll find out who you really are

The Art of Being Yourself : wow. this video was super inspiring! watch! 

5 Ways to Conquer Stress When It Feels Overwhelming : love #4

Why I'm Always in a Hurry (and What I'm Doing about It) : good advice

Having Doubts Doesn't Mean a Relationship Is Doomed : it's totally normal

25 Self-Love Quotes : check these out when you need a self-love boost

The Power of Gratitude + Perspective : it could always be way worse

Can't Seem to Get Started? : here's why + what you can do about it

7 Ways to Live Within Your Means : less stuff = less stress

Why Your Dog's Personality Is a Lot Like Yours : fascinating + true! 

 

Listening

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


"Green Light" — Lorde
"Die Young" — Sylvan Esso
"Alaska (Live)" — Maggie Rogers
"Save Myself" — Ed Sheeran
"Heavy" — Linkin Park
"Modern Flame"— Emmit Fenn
"Issues" — Julia Michaels
"Total Entertainment Forever" — Father John Misty
"The High Road" — Perish
"Dive In" — KYKO

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

All the Lives I Want: Essays about My
Bests Who Happen to Be Famous Strangers
Alana Massey

Right Riches for You
Dr. Dain Heer
 

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

    

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Positively Present Picks : March 3, 2017

 
Pocahontas
From "Colors of the Wind" in Pocahontas


Quote-of-the-week

"A weak mind cannot control its own projections. Be aware, therefore, of your mind and its projections. You cannot control what you do not know. On the other hand, knowledge gives power. In practice it is very simple. To control yourself — know yourself."

Nisargadatta Maharaj

 

Links-I-Love

Anxiety Makes Me Anxious : a great site + it's a book, too! 

Uncovering Your True Self : read this for some self-love perspective

Good Narcissism : why we need to become better narcissists

25 Important Things Money Can't Buy : the really good stuff is free

Creativity + Ego : such beautiful, interesting words on these two

Honey Coast Tees : t-shirts that give back to end hunger. love! 

7 Ways to Triumph Over a Negative Day : 'cause we all have them 

Want a Happier Life? : start saying yes to these 10 things

Letting Go of Toxic People : here's what happens when you do it

Mindful Guide to Email : how to take care of it in 20 minutes a day

14 Ways to Simplify Your Life : perfect for if you're feeling overwhelmed

Naive vs. Awake Vulnerability : I've never thought about this before!

How to Keep Emotions from Running Your Life : the power is yours

Yoga Helps You Love Yourself : definitely finding this to be true! 

7 Types of Loneliness (and Why It Matters) : very interesting perspective

Always Putting Yourself Last? : this letter was written just for you 

Fun Furniture Shopping : been spending tons of time on this site ;)

 

 

Listening

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


"Castle on Hill / Shape of You" — Ed Sheeran
"Healing Song" — Lune
"Sail Away" — Courtship
"Something Like This" — Chainsmokers ft. Coldplay
"Chained to the Rhythm" — Mackenzie Johnson
"Only the Wild Ones"— Dispatch
"Worry" — MaJLo
"Hold You Down" — O+S
"The Open Road" — Eyeclimber
"Love Love Love" — Tristan Prettyman

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

All the Lives I Want: Essays about My
Bests Who Happen to Be Famous Strangers
Alana Massey

Right Riches for You
Dr. Dain Heer
 

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

    

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Positively Present Picks : February 24, 2017

 
Do You Love You


Quote-of-the-week

"Detach from what destroys you." 

R.H. Sin

 

Links-I-Love

NEW VIDEO : I show you (+ gush over) Adam J. Kurtz's new products

How to Read More : the first one is the one I struggle with big time!

Mindfulness Matters : so cool! a game to help practice mindfulness

When Things Go Missing : reflections on two seasons of loss 

7 Standards We Need to Stop Sticking to : let them go + free yourself

Why Do Anything? : a great piece reflecting on procrastination 

Think of Choices as Effects, Not Causes : love this thought shift

25 Ways to Celebrate Kindness : do something kind for someone today

Wordigo : have you ever experienced this? I certainly have!

Forest of Numbers : wow, this art installation is really beautiful

How to Make Friends : the first one is absolutely vital for friendship

I Am Here Now : I love the look of this mindfulness journal

What Being an Adult Feels Like : this is so true and it made me laugh

Trumbomb Deck : had this for awhile but love it more than ever!

Staying In Is the New Going Out : couldn't agree with this more ;)

 

Listening

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


"Xanax" — Elohim
"I Was Born a Dreamer" — SHEL
"Goodbye" — Filous
"It Ain't Me" — Kygo ft. Selena Gomez
"It Takes a Lot to Know a Man" — Damien Rice
"Love"— Lana Del Ray
"Days Move Easy" — Chase McBride
"Paris" — The Chainsmokers
"Bittersweet Records" — Krista Marina
"I Want You" — Wrabel

 

Reading

Check out my reading list on GoodReads.
 

The Positivity Kit
Lisa Currie

Healer
Carol Cassella

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

    

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