It really is easier than you think to adopt a positive mindset. When you make up your mind and choose to live a happier life, the words you say over and over to yourself begins the process. Your thoughts and words are powerful and the tips below will help you overcome bad habits so you can create new ones. The average person has an estimated 70,000 thoughts per day! Imagine how powerful those thoughts are and how they can steer your attitude and responses. Wow! Take...Read More »
Picture a big glass goblet filled to the halfway mark with water. How do you see it—half-full or half-empty? Did you know that consistently finding the glass half-empty—and the world as a difficult place— is a hallmark of negativity? So today I am hoping to help you change your way of thinking. Research has found that a negative outlook can contribute to everything from depression to heart disease to lowered immune system function. It can affect sleep, weight...Read More »
Happiness is a choice Have you ever done something that you wish you hadn’t? You made a choice and then you wished you could “take it back”. I wish I understood when I was younger that happiness is a choice we make each day that is determined by the choices we make. Dr. Tim Sharp created the following post to show us how positive psychology and happiness are linked to our decisions. How to CHOOSE: In simple terms, positive psychology focuses on what’s...Read More »
Robin Anderson, Rock Mount, VA
When we were first referred to Mrs. Cathy Dick at One Degree Forward, my first question was, “Is she a doctor?” If the answer had been yes I think I would have refused. Instead the answer was like a breath of fresh air.
Velly Chowder, South Africa
Mostly I’m thankful to Cathy Dick, for helping me a lot with previous decision making and daily planning. She has helped me put into practice a mind-set to be something that I wish to accomplish by the end of each day to the end of the year– focus on that, and make sure I do things in terms of preparing myself mentally and physically before I start. She has a lot of great resources that she shares freely too. You can trust her to do what she says she’ll do.