It can be hard to maintain a positive attitude--especially today, when the news and our social media feeds seem to be saturated in negativity and tragedy.
But with the book My Pocket Positivity: Anytime Exercises That Boost Optimism, Confidence, and Possibility, written by today's special guest Courtney Ackerman, you will find the good in any moment, and maintain an upbeat attitude through the day, no matter what life throws your way.
My Pocket Positivity is full of uplifting thoughts to brighten your day and inspire hope Through 140 quick and easy exercises, you will learn how to boodt and strengthen feelings of confidence, resiliency, gratitude, and serenity. What's more, you will feel empowered to take positive action in your own life and the world around you to pay the feeling forward.
Courtney has put together quick and effective exercises to help people uplift your thoughts, and face any challenge with optimism, such as “take the helicopter view,” “write in your future diary,” and “quit making uneven comparisons.” Plus, it is the perfect, pocket-size to take anywhere.
Courtney E. Ackerman has lived in various places around the US, as well as spending a year in the UK as a child. These experiences spurred the development of a curiosity about people that never abated, and she indulged her interests by majoring in psychology with a focus on cognitive science and statistics. Courtney continued her love affair with learning through Claremont Graduate University in California, where she earned her master’s degree in Positive Organizational Psychology and Evaluation. Courtney is currently working as a researcher and growing her recently established freelancing business.