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  • 00:31

    Optimize Your Optimism!

    in Self Help

    Guest: David Mezzapelle

    Featured book: 10 Habits of Truly Optimistic People- Power Your Life With The Positive

    Website: www.contagiousoptimism.com

    Contagious Optimism introduces the concept of Positive Forward Thinking. Can someone be optimistic and realistic at the same time?

    Bio: David Mezzapelle is the bestselling author of Contagious Optimism, an uplifting book series and global brand that contains real stories from real people around the globe. The purpose is to help people find their silver linings no matter what they may be going through in life.  After a long career in technology, Mezzapelle launched several companies and philanthropic initiatives, and he has served on various boards. Throughout his life, Mezzapelle encountered great peaks and valleys, for which he is grateful. He has always kept his glass "completely full." 


  • 01:10

    Contagious Optimism with David Mezzapelle

    in Self Help

    On this episode of Coach Cafe, we welcome David Mezzapelle to share his stories of optimism and help us to see the silver lining in every situation. David Mezzapelle believes that we all have the capacity to make optimism contagious just by sharing our life's adventures. Mezzapelle is the founder of the Contagious Optimism movement and the author of Contagious Optimism, a bestselling book series that contains real stories from real people around the globe which demonstrates that every cloud has a silver lining. 10 Habits of Truly Optimistic People: Power Your LIfe with the Positive, another book in the series, has just been released.

    Throughout his life, Mezzapelle has encountered great peaks and valleys all of which he is grateful for. He never lost sight along the way and has kept his glass "completely full." He has influenced many people with his outlook and Contagious Optimism is his way of offering optimism to others. 

    A portion of each book sale will go to charities.    Find David at: http://www.ContagiousOptimism.com

    Find your hosts:  Estra Roell: www.AmericasLifePurposeCoach.com

    Kathleen Martin: www.KathleenMartinCoaching.com

  • 02:04


    in Lifestyle

    Dawson Church and Stephanie Marohn go Online With Andrea to discuss the book Optimism - Cultivating the Magic Quality that Can Extend Your Lifespan, Boost Your Energy and Make You Happy Now.  Hosted by Andrea R. Garrison.

  • 00:37

    Feeling Great - Optimism, Enthusiasm and Contentment

    in Health

    Welcome to the Healthy Baby Boomers Network Blog Talk Radio Show.  I am your host, Dr. Erica Goodstone, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Spiritual Relationship Healer and Somatic Body Psychotherapist, Helping Men and Women Heal Their Bodies and Their Relationships Through Love, author of the book: Love Me, Touch Me, Heal Me and the romantic novel, Love in the Blizzard of Life, and creator of Healing Through Love Seminars, Love Me, Touch Me, Heal Me Complete Relationship System.

    Today I am speaking with Kelly Johnson, Co author of Feeling Great: Creating a Life of Optimism, Enthusiasm and Contentment, with Dadi Janki and Peter Vegso.

    Dadi Janki is a woman of wisdom.  Born in 1916 in India to a devout and philanthropic family, she had no formal education beyond 14.  At Age 21, she joined the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University, show purpose is to help people explore their highest level of personal integrity and the attributes of leadership.  Dadi has dedicated her life to the spiritual service of others.    Peter Vegso is an entrepreneur and pioneer of self-help publishing, best known for being the original publisher of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series.  His open dialogue with God for most of his life and his appreciation of Dadi Janki and the mission of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University led to this special collaboration.  Kelly Johnson has worked in the publishing industry for many years reading, selling and marketing other people’s books.

  • 00:24

    The Power of Optimism

    in Self Help

    Studies have proven that optimistic people enjoy many health benefits. Join Nancy Gentle Boudrie as we cultivate optimism for the future, living in the here and now, moment by moment filled with positive thought. As all of these moments, thoughts and actions create our future.

    “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” -Helen Keller

  • 00:30

    Optimism, Mistakes and Redemption

    in Family

    I'm optimistic.  I have ADHD.  I see the good, but I can create chaos in my own life and make lots of mistakes.  Today we're talking about all of those things and how to move forward through them to redemption and a better life.  Join in the discussion!

  • 00:57

    PHL Sports Nation - Is There Reason for Eagles Optimism?

    in Sports

    Julian Bravo recaps the Eagles' final preseason game and asks if there is reason for Eagles optimism. 

  • 00:40


    in Business

    Learned optimism is the idea in positive psychology that a talent for joy, like any other, can be cultivated. It is contrasted with learnedhelplessness. Learning optimism is done by consciously challenging any negative self talk.

    Martin Seligman’s came to the concept of learned optimism through a scientific study of learned helplessness, the idea that a certain reoccurring negative event is out of the person's control. As he was performing tests to study helplessness further, he began to wonder why some people resisted helplessness-conditioning. He noticed that, while some subjects blamed themselves for negative outcomes, others blamed the experiment for setting them up to fail.

    Seligman shifted his focus to attempting to discover what it is that keeps some people from ever becoming helpless. The answer was optimism. Using his knowledge about condition people to be helpless in the lab, he shifted his focus to conditioning people to be optimists. The result of these experiments led to defining the processes of learning optimism.


  • 00:45

    Positive Forward Thinking: Can You Make Optimism Work For You?

    in Books

    April 9, 2015 - LIVING A RICHER LIFE ~ Life Changing Talk Radio

    THEME: Positive Forward Thinking: Can You Make Optimism Work For You?

    INTERVIEW GUEST: B. L. Lindstrom

    B.L. Lindstrom is and has always been a Maverick Adaptive Design Scientist. For more than 40 years, he has been offering unique and innovative solutions to individuals and organizations.  B. L. went from cleaning tables for a dollar an hour in Gary, Indiana to mopping up process failures at major corporations. He began his second adulthood as an author by offering readers his first and widely read work of fiction, titled Considering SomeplacElse. Most recently B.L. is a two-time co-author of an uplifting and national best-seller series, titled Contagious Optimism. The leading author, David Mezzapelle is the founder of the Contagious Optimism brand and has been a guest on various radio and TV programs as an advocate of the power of optimism.


    Optimism is a hopeful, positive outlook on the future, yourself, and the world around you. It is a key part of resilience, the inner strength that helps you get through tough times. By definition, optimism helps you see, feel, and think positively. But it has extra benefits you might not know about—optimism helps keep up your  physical health too. You don’t have to be a born optimist to use the power of optimism. In daily life, or when faced with a crisis, you can choose a positive viewpoint to make the most of what life brings your way. Can you make optimism work for you?

  • 00:24

    Optimism In The Face Of Adversity

    in Podcasting

    Adversity tends to make people stronger when making up their minds not to give up or give in.  Constant struggles are face by those injured in Auto Accidents.  They must fight for their benefits with Insurers, be that Insurance Carriers or Employers.  They must learn how to survive typically with less money and support.  However, those finding ways to overcome their battles are able to gain life insights and move forward.

    Join ESTRA today in talking about ways to develop Optimism In The Face Of Adversity.


  • 01:00

    Optimism, Health,Cortisol, The Might of Thoughts, Gemut, Creation

    in Spirituality

    Optimistic behavoiour which enables a human heing to see and acknowledge the clear truth and, even in in the rottenest situation...
    Thus an optimist is therefore no clown or other comical figure, rather he/she is a human being who, under the greatest pressure, remains consciously hopeful and happy and who,
    in defiance of all pressure, remains consciously hopeful and happy and who, in defaince of all blows, breakdowns and deplorable states of affairs, and so forth,
    always retains the upper hand and the sense and the conviction for that which is good and that which is the best...