Positivity

Positivity, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

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    News

    12 things that happened in 2021 that were actually really, really good

  • How “motivating” is motivational content really?
    Opinion

    “Why all this ‘motivational content’ on social media is really starting to grate on me”

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Podcasts

Get back on track with these motivational podcasts

Give yourself a positivity boost and get back on track with these motivational podcasts.

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Amy Beecham
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Life

7 women on what they want to embrace more of this year

2021 inspiration incoming

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Life

In need of a boost? It’s time to download Stylist’s Positivity Issue

We're banishing the January blues and giving you reasons to stay hopeful in this special issue.

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Stylist Team
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Podcasts

These feel-good podcasts are here to help you through January

Because we could all do with some positivity right now.

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Hollie Richardson
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George Wales
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I was positive about everything for a week - here’s what I learned

Put on a happy face…

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Mental Health

We asked 10 optimists what their secret to staying positive was and this is what they said

If 2020 taught us anything, it was the value of seeing silver linings even in the bleakest of times. Here are the secrets of the glass-half-full gang.

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Serena Smith
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Life

Here’s how to be positive when “positive thinking” makes you cringe

Train your brain to look on the bright side.

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Health

8 reasons to be hopeful (even if you’re not feeling it right now)

In need of a pick-me-up? Look this way.

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Lauren Geall
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People

New Year Honours: meet the frontline heroes who gave their all to fighting the pandemic

Round of applause for these extraordinary people.

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

It wasn’t all bad: 10 life-affirming moments that make 2020 worth remembering

Let's take a look back at the silver linings.

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Christobel Hastings
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Opinion

2020 wasn’t the worst year of all time. We can prove it

This year may have all the grace of a reversing dump truck without any tyres on, but it’s still had its charms.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lauren Geall
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Could this simple shift in attitude be the key to feeling more resilient in these wild times?

Say hello to the concept of a ‘growth mindset’.

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Books

How to be hopeful (and fill your day with optimism)

How to trick your brain out of the negativity bias.

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Bernadette Russell
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Life

Coronavirus anxiety: cognitive therapist says one word can help ease your feelings

Use it to reframe how you feel about yourself and the world at large.

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Anna Brech
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People

Stacey Solomon’s words on “feeling beautiful” during lockdown are a reassuring read

“I know it sounds really silly but I actually got excited to get dressed up and walk down the stairs.”

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Hollie Richardson
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People

Duffy shares new music with people in isolation – and it’s something beautiful

“So here’s a song … here’s ‘Something Beautiful.’”

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

3 ways to think more positively, because the negativity bias is real

Looking on the bright side of life just got a whole lot easier.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

These uplifting stories prove that everything really does happen for a reason

This Instagram post – which has been liked 36,000 times – reminds us that bad situations really can turn out for the best.

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Megan Murray
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Lauren Geall
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Making this simple change to the way you think could transform how you feel about your body

Because self-love is important.

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Life

From the first forgiveness emoji to a Lady Hale brooch T-shirt, this week’s feel-good news stories

Plus, abortion was officially decriminalised in Australia.

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Lauren Geall
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