Tag Archive: Positive thinking

How to turn Negative Rumination into Useful Reflection

We all know people who slither down the rabbit hole of bad memories and wriggle out frazzled on the other side. Ruminations shape responses and attitudes. The future reflects the rumination of the… Continue reading

Would you like to Change Direction? How Attention Determines Direction

You can’t control negative thoughts that pop into your head. You can’t stop thinking about problems, past offenses, failures, or disappointments by trying not to think about them. Tell yourself to stop thinking… Continue reading

Why Leaders Don’t Think Straight

Ruminating on what’s wrong exaggerates the importance of wrong. “Nothing is as important as you think it is, while you’re thinking about it.” Daniel Kahneman Unmanaged thinking distorts reality. In a world filled… Continue reading

15 Ways to Dig Out of Discouragement

The only reason encouragement matters is discouragement is real. Positive thinking addresses the reality of negative. Dark feelings give relevance and power to positive. 15 ways to dig out of discouragement: Address the… Continue reading