positive psychology

Positive Emotions Open Our Mind

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What are positive emotions? There is a whole range  — from amusement, to awe, to interest, to gratitude, to inspiration — what they all have in common is that they are reactions to our current circumstances. They aren’t a permanent state; they’re feelings that come and go. That’s true of all emotions, but positive emotions [...]


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As I am vacationing in Cabo San Lucas the highlight of my mornings is to go jogging on the beach. I feel blessed to enjoy nature’s beauty and warn sunshine while it is freezing cold back home in Chicago.  As I run, I feel surrounded by breathtaking beauty and serenity and by the sound of [...]