When Positive Emotions Appear

As darkness recedes when light appears, it has been my experience that negative emotions immediately begin to recede when positive emotions appear.
Russ

About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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8 Responses to When Positive Emotions Appear

  1. Jo-Anne says:

    So bloody true, I always try to stay positive
    http://jo-annemotherandnanna.blogspot.com.au/

  2. Cathy Ulrich says:

    Me too, Russ, Me too…

    • russtowne says:

      I love your reply, Cathy. For some reason it led me to laughing out loud at myself as the thought came to me that since I know it is true and that there are so many wonderful benefits to staying positive in my thoughts, attititude, and actions, then why in the world don’t I stay positive ALL the time?!?!?

      It’s gotta be that slow-learner thing again! (Sigh…)

      Russ

  3. greyz1 says:

    But the question is: how do you get positive emotions to appear? I’ve heard about this new generation media player that produces positive emotions! It’s called emoplayer from http://www.emoplayer.com — I have tried it and works so far but it’s only by invite on Twitter.

    • russtowne says:

      You asked: But the question is: how do you get positive emotions to appear?

      Here ar some of the things I do When I want to go from negativity to positivity I:

      Smile (even when I don’t feel like it.)

      Watch a comedy with a happy ending to help put laughter back into my life.

      Read blogs of people whose posts warm my heart.

      Count my blessings.

      Spend time with people I love.

      Read an inspiring or uplifting book.

      Go out in nature and sit and take it all in.

      Stop and take time to breathe deeply and think of things that are going right in my life and world.

      Take a moment to think of all of the miraculous things that are going on in my body every microsecond.

      Read inspriring quotes and affirmations.

      Call a friend.

      Perform a kindness.

      Unclutter a part of my life such as clean off my desk.

      Russ

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