What is Positivity?

Life can deal us some tremendously negative blows. Think about how many times you have to overcome discouragement – even in a single day. Your child didn’t make the top soccer team, that promotion didn’t come through, you discovered that someone you thought a friend is gossiping behind your back, you just have zero motivation to get on with your day. The list goes on and on.

photo-MountainManReflectionMany research studies show that the best way to overcome discouragement and disappointment is to live a life of Positivity. This is not pop-psychology or guess work. It is live-able truth confirmed by scientific research. But what exactly is it? Positivity is a derivative of the Positive Psychology movement – a scientific study about what makes life worth living. And it’s been the focus of my Doctorate for the past 5 years. (more…)