MAKENZIE CURTIS

Digital Marketer

Positive Reads for a Positive Attitude

We hear a lot about the advice to be positive, positive attitude, and positive mindset. Studies have shown that there is something to this. The ability to see things positively, to not hold grudges, to see the good with the bad is beneficial to your health and happiness and productivity. By saying positive thoughts out loud your brain function peaks. A positive brain increases creativity, better problem solving, and you are more attentive.


For some people it is easier said than done. There are some books that will help you develop those positive vibes and mindset. When you are studying and busy at work you could use the excuse that you don’t have the time to read anything that will help you spruce up on positivity. But you must start someplace, and the best and most important step is the first step.


Remember the journey to happiness is a journey. It is not something that will happen overnight, this is a process. Depending where you are in your life, personality and mindset, it may take time so be patient with yourself but be open to change.

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff and It’s All Small Stuff

We tend to over think the small stuff, this New York Times Best Seller can help you put things into better perspective. Richard Carlson’s book is about stopping blowing things out of proportion.

Happy: Finding Joy in Every Day and Letting Go of Perfect

Fearne Cotton gives practical ways to apply the knowledge. Including workbooks and exercises.

365 Days of Happiness: Because Happiness is a Piece of Cake!

Jacqueline Pirtle’s book is not a self-help read. It’s a step-by-step guide as she wrote down all her daily work on building her own happiness.

The How of Happiness: A New Approach to Getting the Life You Want

Sonja Lyubomirsky delivers a no-nonsense approach to understand happiness and control your happiness.