It happened sometime during my childhood, though I don’t remember exactly when. Our family had been through a particularly trying time and I realized I had begun to be a pessimist. Even as a child I recognized that my negativity was destructive to my emotional health. Moreover, I felt my black cloud caused some people […]
The power of positive thinking. Most likely you have heard this catch phrase sometime during your life. There are countless books on the subject and research has been done to test the power of positive thinking. For example, years ago studies were conducted to determine if cancer patients would feel better and heal faster if […]
Published in the Southwest Orlando Bulletin 5/2010 Those who allow their surroundings to dictate their moods, talk themselves out of having a good time, have a questionable balance between positive thinking and self-defeating thoughts, and worry whether they cope with stress in a healthy way should consider their emotional fitness.