Inspiring and Empowering Positive People
I have been feeling a bit anxious about the future lately. I wasn't really sure why I was feeling this way, always a bit tense, quiet around friends, not sleeping all that well.
After thinking about it, It seems that there are many uncertainties ahead, and I believe I had a subconscious desire to know how things were going to unfold. My mind was going round and round trying to figure it out, like a dog chasing its tail.
Well, that obsession…Continue
The following tidbit was posted yesterday on our Positive Thinking page on Facebook, and I wanted to share it with everyone here at Positive Atmosphere. Brian writes a lot of great material, but this has to be one of my favorites, along with this video. Enjoy :) -Dan…Continue
Added by Dan O'Donnell on January 25, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Brian's post earlier reminds me of an misunderstanding/argument I had with a girlfriend years ago. When she was no longer mad at me, she gave me a great cheat code to life. She said, "When I'm like that, don't try to talk to me or persuade me or anything like that, just give me a hug. 90% of the time that will fix everything." I'm still grateful to her for that one, some of the simplest and best advice I've ever received. -Dan O'…Continue
Added by Dan O'Donnell on January 19, 2012 at 4:11pm — No Comments
"Eighty percent of success is showing up." Woody Allen
We have snow on the ground here in Bellingham, the schools are closed, the business across the street from mine is closed, people are "snowed in" all around the area. I just saw a guy ride by on a motorcycle using his feet as stabilizers just sliding them along the snow/ice he was riding on. Now I'm not suggesting you risk your life, but I am suggesting that you consider showing up when others "can't".…Continue
Here it is as a blog post.
“Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.”
I love that Buddha was in such a position of power and influence, yet told people to use their own reason. He could've said that bananas and apples were the same color, and some people would've wondered what was wrong with their eyes.
So use that big ol' brain of yours, and make Buddha…Continue
Added by Dan O'Donnell on January 8, 2012 at 9:14pm — No Comments