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[Ep 20]  Positivity: Is It Overrated?

The Being and the Doing

Release Date: 06/04/2019

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More Episodes

In this last episode of season 1, I tackle the question of whether positivity is just another overdone idea. Can we simply ignore what is going on and look on the bright side? Or have we missed the point about the power of optimism in a negative world? Tune to find out the real goods on positivity.

Simple Gratitude Practices

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How to Create More Positivity

Here's a blog about Simple Ways to Cultivate Positivity https://www.stonecirclecoaching.com/practice/cultivate-positivity/ and another one with tips for Taking a Positivity Break https://www.stonecirclecoaching.com/practice/simple-ways-positivity/

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This Episode’s Homework

Something to think about:

What is my positivity account balance?

Something to try:

Try one day of positivity. See what it's like to shift into that space for just a day. Pay attention to making deposits into your positivity account. Then at the end of the day – notice how you feel.

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