Best 31 of Positive psychology quotes - MyQuotes
We don’t have to wait until something is lost or ending to enjoy it now. We can find reminders to help us pause and savor. I like to use pictures or quotes in my office or on my bathroom mirror, file cabinet, or refrigerator. It could be a ring you wear or a special coin you keep in your pocket. Maybe it’s a book, card, or poster that helps you pause and reflect.
What memories can you dig up that create warm feelings? It could be a childhood memory, something recent, a place, a person, or just a special moment. Take time to savor and reflect on these memories, using all of your 5 senses. These are the real treasures in life!
We are most ourselves, the most human, when we unabashedly immerse ourselves in the world with love and hope, gratitude and kindness.
You don't have to be the best at something. You just have to be the most determined.
The next time someone tries to make you feel bad about feeling good, respond by continuing to live well.
Purposeful action is thus the goal of all that is truly educative.
We have at our fingertips, access to so much meaning and promise, if we would only let ourselves see.
Research shows that we need to take a break and decompress so we can be at our best at work—and at home. Maybe we should ask if the life we’re working so hard to create is fun to live? When’s the last time you disconnected and took a vacation?
We geven om andere mensen omdat we gemaakt zijn om van anderen te houden
Happiness, after all, is generally measured as reported satisfaction with one's life - a state of mind perhaps more accessible to those who are affluent, who conform to social norms, who suppress judgment in the service of faith, and who are not overly bothered by societal injustice...The real conservatism of positive psychology lies in its attachment to the status quo, with all its inequalities and abuses of power. Positive psychologists' tests of happiness and well-being, for example, rest heavily on measures of personal contentment with things as they are.
We can have more enjoyable days and even a higher quality of life with more success by taking small steps to shift our thoughts using practical, everyday strategies and insights from the rapidly expanding field of Positive Psychology.
[At] times we have to grab life with both hands, and twist and squeeze and wrench just to extract one sweet drop from this world: But oh how sweet, how nourishing and wholesome, when we discover that even a drop of joy and beauty and hope is possible.
Holistic self-realization is the realization of your heart’s desire. Why holistic? Because it involves your entire being.
Asa Don Brown
Do not allow yourself to be a thermometer which gauges the temperature, rather be a thermostat which changes your environment.
Your heart doesn’t like shady strategies.
My purpose is to translate the wisdom and science of mindfulness, compassion and positive psychology into practical language so we can live with more ease and joy.
We complain and hate feeling bad, but we can quickly get used to feeling good and may seldom remember to appreciate it. However, we can purposely reflect back and recall the misery of past aches and pains to remind ourselves how awful it was so we can enjoy our current wellbeing.
Studies show that receiving generosity and kindness increases the likelihood of extending generosity to others. And kindness is likely to play an important role in setting a cascade of generosity in motion. When we help others, we may not only be helping this one particular individual but potentially many others downstream.
To live completely is a felt poetic.
Information alone does not improve our lives—we need to actually use it to see a change. Information applied to a situation causes transformation.
Work-life balance is not something we can find. That’s because we use words as if this balance were a noun when in reality it’s an action verb. We cannot find balance because it’s a continual action with ongoing adjustments, just like the tightrope walker who constantly moves his pole to keep from falling
Reaching beyond where you are is really important.
Gravitate towards your heart’s desire!
The subconscious mind is the guiding force for your entire life.
We have the power as individuals to create a different perspective. We can physically rewire our brains to see our work and lives in a more positive light. We can reduce our stress and increase our peace and happiness. We can use our minds to change our brains for a better life.
I'm a believer in possibilities...and you're one of them.
I certainly don’t buy into the idea that positive attitudes can somehow mysteriously directly influence physical health outcomes.
Your heart will challenge you, but also reward you beyond your wildest dreams.
When it comes to thinking about gratitude, it’s common to reflect on those things we appreciate in our lives. But there are many twists we can take with gratitude. For instance, we can be grateful for things we don’t have.
Awaken your heart!
Practicing positivity is like brushing our teeth—it doesn’t last, so we have to repeat often. That’s where the effort and practice come in.