*Positive Provocations*

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Listening is loving

listening is loving positive provocations“The first duty of love is to listen.” – Paul Tillich

In the movie, Hector and the Search for Happiness, Hector – a bored London psychiatrist – travels the world looking for the meaning of happiness.  Along the way, he scribbles and sketches the key points he discovers in his nifty travel diary.

While flying to Africa, he lovingly assists a fellow passenger whose brain is about to explode due to the impact of the high altitude pressure on her medical condition.  Hector directs the pilot to fly at a lower elevation, relieves her pain by applying a cold compress to her head, and listens to her story.

When Hector questions the effectiveness of his help, she says, “Listening is loving.” Continue reading


4 Positive Ways to Be Kinder and more Compassionate

4 Positive Ways to Be Kinder and more Compassionate“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” ~ Dalai Lama

We are all striving to live in a happy world and to be happy our-self too. While we all want this level of happiness, are we able to garner it for us everyday? We try. Come on, we try to remain happy and calm, but the mean people(for reasons all their own) of the world come on over into this happy bubble and spoil it all up. So, we are not happy because of the mean people in the world?! Really!?

Nah, we are not happy because we have not become kinder and more compassionate to ourselves and to all those around us. Why blame the mean people, they are probably fighting their own battles on the inside. Continue reading


Six Positively Simple Ways to make People Like You

Six Positively Simple Ways to make People Like YouWhile growing up, I was almost always surrounded by loving friends, who stood by me in thick and thin. I really never knew the pain or anguish of being friendless or disliked. As a libran and as my super intelligent Daddy’s little girl, the few outgoing and conversational qualities I possessed were constantly in use helping me to be well, Liked. But, as I grew up and started understanding life and all its intricacies, I came to a startling realization…..not everyone ‘feels’ liked or loved. Notice I said, not everyone ‘feels’ liked or loved….cause everyone is loved and liked in reality, we just don’t accept and love ourselves enough to embrace that fact. Continue reading


9 Positive Ways to put the Pizzazz Back into your Day

9 Positive Ways to put the Pizzazz Back into your Day

“With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

Does your daily routine feel like a boring trap you want to break away from? Then this article is for you…

On a daily basis i.e. every day we wake up, eat, go to work, eat, sleep, and do it all over again the next day. We find a system that makes life run smoothly and that adds to our productivity. And it works – for a little while atleast. But eventually we’re living a routine, ordinary, boring life. It’s the same stuff every day. How much fun can that be?! Before we know it, instead of being more motivated and inspired, the system traps us within an unchanging stale and not so productive rut. And believe me, its not a good place to be trapped in! Continue reading


How Rich is Your GOOD WILL BANK? plus 7 Tips to Earn Good Will

How Rich is Your Good Will Bank? PLUS 7 Tips to Earn Good Will Everyday

“When you have done something good, you have started ripples which are spreading and you will be surprised how far they will go.”

How often do you do something, for someone, without expecting anything in return? How often do we think of creating good will. For most, the joy of giving comes primarily for the acclaim they get; For others, the pleasure is solely in knowing that they made life happier for someone else. Continue reading


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