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Do You Need a Personality Transplant?

Benefit #7: Positivity Improves Our Personality I’ll admit this one is a bit subjective. There is no comprehensive, immutable list of positive personality traits, if only because something you might consider positive – extravagance, for example – I might find objectionable. Go ahead – do your own comparison. Here’s a list of positive personality traitsContinue reading “Do You Need a Personality Transplant?”

Benefit #6 Positivity Makes Us Less Self-Centered

So I’m doing research for today’s post – trying to find a quote or research or a post to validate my idea that positivity makes us less self-centered, and I come upon post after post after post after post from the widest array of publications linking self-centeredness and a concept known as “toxic positivity.” **Continue reading “Benefit #6 Positivity Makes Us Less Self-Centered”

Benefit #5 Positivity Strengthens Our Emotions

Blogging is fun because you get to learn new things in the process of your research. For example, I don’t believe I had ever looked up the definition of emotion before now. I was very interested to find that emotions generally have three components: a subjective experience (different people respond differently to the exact sameContinue reading “Benefit #5 Positivity Strengthens Our Emotions”

Benefit #4: Positivity Can Give Our Career a Boost

Who would you be more inclined to say yes to, A or B? (A) The person who shuffled up to you, looking at their shoes, and asked, “You wouldn’t want to go out with me would you?” (B) The person who walked up, looked you in the eye and said hello, followed by, “I’ve beenContinue reading “Benefit #4: Positivity Can Give Our Career a Boost”

When Missing the Train Ruins Your Whole Day

Benefit #3: Positivity Makes Us Healthier Back in the early ‘90s, I worked the overnight shift for a time at a major NYC law firm. I was one of the few heading home to New Jersey as everyone else was on their way into the office. I still remember an incident when a burly manContinue reading “When Missing the Train Ruins Your Whole Day”

Benefit #2: Positivity Makes Us Feel Good

It may sound a bit simplistic, but the fact is that the more positive we are, the better we feel – physically, mentally, and emotionally. Research has shown that benefits of a generally positive outlook include everything from better coping skills to greater resistance to illness to improved cardiovascular health to lower rates of stressContinue reading “Benefit #2: Positivity Makes Us Feel Good”

ABCs of Positivity: A Is for Abundance

Abundance – Abundance means so much more than material wealth. We’ll explore the many areas one can experience abundance, and how to bring more of it into your life. ABCs of Positivity: A Is for Abundance When we think of abundance, often the first idea that comes to mind is wealth. Search for the wordContinue reading “ABCs of Positivity: A Is for Abundance”

ABCs of Positivity

ABCs of Positivity The first fae member of the Fairy Positive family was The Gratitude Fairy.* I like to think of gratitude as the gateway emotion: it’s next to impossible to move from any negative emotion or state unless and until you can feel a sense of gratitude. And it doesn’t matter what you’re gratefulContinue reading “ABCs of Positivity”

The Birth of Fairy Positive

The Birth of Fairy Positive Every success story has a beginning. Make that every story. The story of Fairy Positive is straight-forward, and winding, and mundane, and interesting. For me, Fairy Positive is the culmination of a lifelong search for my true passion and purpose. It – meaning the entire Fairy Positive project (i.e., blog,Continue reading “The Birth of Fairy Positive”

What is Fairy Positive?

What Is Fairy Positive? FAIRY POSITIVE is an antidote to the seemingly negative, sometimes inhospitable world out there. Yep – it sounds silly, maybe even a bit Pollyanna. But if you’re anything like me, you’re tired of all the anger, division, and bullshit. You may be looking for a place to read positive messages thatContinue reading “What is Fairy Positive?”