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Meaningful mantras

How self-affirmations & positivity can help our mood & our health.



A teacher on this week’s If You Missed blog instills confidence in her students with a trusty mirror & positive messages. Why don’t we try this as grown-ups? A Carnegie Mellon study found that healthy self-messaging can even protect against the damaging effects of stress involved in problem-solving as well as high-pressure situations. Rid your head of negativity with “25 Daily Affirmations to Improve Your Mindset” from The Blissful Mind. Who knows, telling yourself “I trust that I am on the right path” just might help you get there…even if you’re feeling like the wheels are coming off at the moment!

Woman & man sitting with legs crossed meditating with eyes closed in nature
Reciting positive messages can trick your brain into believing them! Then maybe they'll all come true...


Jay Shetty is a former monk we've featured before who’s a “purpose coach” sharing with others what he learned from years of mindfulness. Who better to share the inside track on positive thinking & getting out of your own head?! Hear this monk’s advice for surrounding ourselves with positive people & ridding ourselves of negative inputs. If it were only that simple! But it’s a start…

Three Buddhist monks in orange robes sitting in a line praying
Bombarded by negative thoughts...and maybe people? Maybe a former monk can help!

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