Adopt a Positive Mindset

Adopt a Positive Mindset

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...

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Is Your Glass Half Empty or Half Full?

Is Your Glass Half Empty or Half Full?

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...

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CHOOSE Positive Psychology

CHOOSE Positive Psychology

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...

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Robin Anderson, Rock Mount, VA

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.

Janeson Keeley, Roanoke, VA

Janeson Keeley, Roanoke, VA

Cathy’s insight and guidance has, and continues, to help me organize my previously chaotic life into a group of systems that work well together.  Her program helped me reduce the stress of trying to keep track of so many things at once, and save me significant time that can be used for more productive things. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the things you have to do and to keep track of, I highly recommend that you speak with Cathy about how her Time Strategies can help you make your life make sense.

Lindsay McKinnon, Roanoke, VA

Lindsay McKinnon, Roanoke, VA

You helped me last year, around this time, with my son, Patrick – who is thriving by the way!!!  I hope your ears have been burning because I have been singing your praises and forwarding your website like crazy.  I so appreciate you and the work you do, how you support families in supporting their children’s unique learning styles.  I have got to get more of your cards!  As a massage therapist, I listen to a lot of clients tell me their frustrations… makes for easy referrals!
Lindsay McKinnon, Roanoke, VA