The Overwhelming Urge To Run, The Struggle Finding Peace with Chronic Illness

Have you ever wanted to just run away? Not really from the one you love but from your life. Take a life vacation? Take your love and fly somewhere new and exotic forget the reality of your life. That feeling can sometimes be overwhelming when life just isn’t the way you wanted it to turn … Read more

15 Negative Attitudes of Chronically Unhappy People

15 Negative Attitudes of Chronically Unhappy People

Unhappiness is toxic. Throughout the years, I’ve learned there are certain traits and habits chronically unhappy people seem to have mastered. But before diving in with you, let me preface this and say: we all have bad days, even weeks when we fall down in all seven areas. “The mind is its own place, and … Read more

How to Embrace Yourself

How to Embrace Yourself

“I am in Love with Love” “and Love is in love with me” “My body is in Love with the soul” “and the soul is in Love with my body” “I opened my arms to Love” “and Love embraced me like a lover” -Rumi- Persian Poet (1207 –1273) Embracing who you are can be scary, … Read more

Are You Making These 11 Mistakes In Meditation?

Are You Making These 11 Mistakes In Meditation

Do you meditate? I do. And meditation is like an heirloom to me. And one day I got a little worried. I didn’t feel much difference. I didn’t feel calm and peaceful like I was supposed to feel. In fact, I didn’t feel anything. Nothing has changed. I was still the irritable, depressed person that … Read more

12 Things People With Anxiety Want You To Know

12 Things People With Anxiety Want You To Know

Can you imagine living with a feeling of apprehension or fear that could descend on you at any moment without notice? The sense of danger or panic can be momentary or lingering. This sense of powerlessness can even create physical symptoms in the body. What about walking out of the door and all of a … Read more

10 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

10 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better. Of course, everyone brings their own set of experiences to the table and some people might be living with mental illnesses like depression or anxiety that make things more complicated. But hopefully, you might be able to find a few pieces of … Read more

How to Fall in Love with Yourself

How to Fall in Love with Yourself

Everyone’s heard this self-help platitude: We need to love ourselves before we can love anyone else. This may sound wise, but it misses a great truth; if we want to experience true intimacy, we need to be taught to love aspects of ourselves–again and again–by the people around us. Charlie Chaplin is best known today … Read more

What is Optimistic and How to Be More Optimistic

Both old school wisdom and modern day science say that optimism is one of the greatest indicators of how successful you’ll be. This is supported by scientific research which found evidence that optimistic people do enjoy a higher quality of life when compared to pessimists. The study highlighted that optimism promoted a healthier lifestyle, greater flexibility, … Read more

21 Things To Do To Improve Your Mental Health & Wellbeing

21 Things To Do To Improve Your Mental Health & Wellbeing

According to the World Health Organization, 350 million people suffer from depression worldwide. With numbers like that, it is highly likely that you know someone who’s suffered from it if you haven’t yourself. And depression isn’t the only mental illness out there – from anxiety to other mood disorders, there are quite a few. Whether … Read more

Your Insecurities May Be As Simple as Perspective

After struggling with self-esteem issues, Abbe Dembowitz came up with an idea to turn negative thoughts into positive affirmations through simple, inspiring photographs.

The Turn It Around Project is to provide a simplistic approach to a complicated problem: turn it around. In providing positive affirmations for negative thoughts through photographic expression, individuals will be able to gain a newfound sense of self. It is our objective to create awareness, establish community and garner positivity for the best and worst in us all.

Beautiful and encouraging photographs. Even if you can’t stop that first negative thought that pops into your head, you can change the second and third.

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