Have you ever had a romantic interest in someone, but you waited a long time to finally tell them? Often this is a recipe for frustration and disappointment. You spend time with someone, you share good times, you grow more and more fond of them, but you never come forward about your true feelings until [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Intentions’
Motivation is a psychological process that initiates, guides, and maintains goal-oriented behavior. It begins with a particular goal in mind that we want to fulfill, then follows with the actions needed to make that goal into a tangible reality. A goal can be anything we want to achieve: happiness, relationships, money, health, education, or whatever. [...]
Recent research published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science shows that good intentions can play a major role in our everyday experience of pleasure and pain. In the first study, researchers had participants sit in an easy chair with an electronic massage pad. In one group, the machine was turned on by a [...]
It is only during these strange times of holiday cheer that we begin to feel comfortable enough to actively spread love and happiness. Let us maintain this positive momentum for the following 364 days of the year as well. For any time of the year, here are some ideas that I find most important to consider whenever we are giving gifts or doing someone else a favor.