Emotional Balance

Hello, Last time we spoke about how negative thinking is normal, until it gets out of control.

Barbara Fredrickson's book, “Positivity” states that “Negative emotions are necessary for us to flourish, and positive emotions are by nature subtle and fleeting; the secret is not to deny their transience, but to find ways to increase their quantity.”  She recommends we balance negative emotions with positive emotions.

How can we monitor our emotions daily to keep it on track for happiness?

We may have a demanding job, stressful kids, unfortunate circumstances, or anything negative that may be happening at the moment whether it is a short term or long-term situation.

If you develop an outlook of positivity you will have more resources or ways to turn your mind to a more joyful or satisfied state.  This is where a daily practice