Even if you suffer from chronic pain, such as migraine illness, you can change your life, find happiness, and find inner peace, with positive thinking!
Yesterday, we talked about Seven Traits of Highly Happy People with Chronic Illness, including such topics as-
- Finding Happiness despite Chronic Pain
- How to Change your Life and feel Happier
- Being your own Best Advocate
- Finding your Inner Peace
- Learning how to Communicate
Easier said than done, right? Well, we couldn’t agree more! Everybody needs a bit of inspiration every now and then, even people who don’t suffer from migraine headaches, or other forms of chronic pain.
That said, here are 7 outstanding websites, some of which belong to the leading authors in self-help psychology:
1- Authentic Happiness
Authentic Happiness is the landing base for Martin Seligman’s Positive Psychology, a recent branch of psychology that enriches the scientific method used to analyze and treat patients of emotional illness. Its main philosophy is, don’t just focus on dysfunctional behavior, but rather influence positively by finding solutions that work for each individual.
2- Happiness in a Storm
Based on her book, Happiness in a Storm, Facing Illness & Embracing Life as a Healthy Survivor, Wendy S. Harpham, M.D. gives practical, inspirational, and scientifically backed advice for patients suffering from cancer, heart disease, diabetes, migraines, or any other chronic illness. Her positive outlook in the face of illness has aided many of her patients in becoming “Healthy Survivors.” Get her book on Amazon.
3- Zen Habits
Leo Babauta, author of Zen Habits, is one of the fastest rising stars in the blogosphere, and for good reason. His blog is aesthetically appealing, well written, and packed with many pearls of wisdom and several good dishes of humor.
4- The Happiness Project
In her study called the Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin spent an entire year researching the pursuit of happiness, and the best way to attain it. From a scientific perspective, she examined ancient folklore, psychology, and modern-day trends in philosophy and culture to find clues that she transformed into her “Twelve Personal Commandments.” Get it at Barnes & Noble.
5- Action for Happiness
The main goal of the Action for Happiness site is to motivate people around the world into thinking positively, raising awareness for social change, and helping to build a better, happier community. Read their “Ten Keys to Happier Living,” and prepared to be inspired!
The home page for Happiness magazine, this site features lots of happiness-inducing tidbits, such as happiness tips, poems, funny pics, and advice on feeling healthy. Order yourself a subscription at their Happiness.com site.
7- 1000 Awesome Things
Ever have a hard time just thinking of one thing to feel good about? Well, in his site, author Neil Pasricha shares his 1,000 favorite things in the universe, ending with broccoflower as #1,000. Don’t have time to read them all at your computer? Get his two books, The Book of Awesome, and The Book of Even More Awesome at Walmart.
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