positive-thinking

How I Came Back from Being 500 Pounds and Suicidal

At age 18, Ray Torres almost took his own life. Nearly 500 pounds and desperately lonely, he would’ve ended things right there had his radio…

Does Berating Yourself Actually Work as Motivation?

Discomfort queen Megyn Kelly conjured fresh hell recently when, during an interview with a fit mommy blogger justly called Fit Mom, she exclaimed that some…

The Poet’s Guide to Not Finding Everything So Terrible

Find a little magic in your life—even when it’s shit There’s a lot happening in today’s world that makes it hard to get out of bed — and…

Is Fear, Anger or Positive Thinking the Best Motivator?

There are three main motivators in life: Fear (“I should work late so my boss knows he shouldn’t fire me!”); anger (“I’ll show her! I’m…