Positive Mindset
Published: Apr 3, 2024
Written by: Kelsey

Unlocking Your Potential: Positive Intelligence™ and The Sage Mindset

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Introduction to Positive Intelligence™ (PI) and the Concept of Mental Fitness

Have you ever felt like you’re your own worst enemy? That no matter how hard you try, there’s a voice inside you insisting you’ll never be good enough? Here’s a secret: it doesn’t have to be that way. Enter the transformative world of Positive Intelligence™ (PI), a concept pioneered by Shirzad Chamine that’s not just a theory but a practice of turning your mind into your best ally.

PI isn’t about ignoring reality or painting every challenge with a rosy hue. It’s about mental fitness—conditioning your brain to respond to life’s hurdles with a positive mindset that promotes growth, resilience, and happiness. Like physical fitness keeps your body strong, mental fitness ensures your mind stays clear, focused, and ready to tackle any obstacle.

Understanding the Sage Perspective: Peace, Clarity, and Big-Picture Thinking

Imagine standing at the edge of a peaceful lake, the chaos and noise of the world hushed into silence. This is the realm of your inner Sage, a part of your brain wired for peace, clarity, and big-picture thinking. Your Sage sees beyond the momentary turmoil, finding lessons and opportunities in every situation.

The Sage perspective is grounded in believing that every event—no matter how dire—holds a gift for us. It’s about shifting from “This is terrible” to “What can I learn from this?” It’s a mindset of empowerment and positivity that changes how you view challenges and tackle them.

Introducing PQ Reps™: A Tangible Way to Practice Mindfulness and Enhance Mental Fitness

So, how do you activate your Sage and quiet the naysayers in your mind? Through PQ Reps™—short for Positive Intelligence™ Quotient Repetitions. These simple, mindfulness-based exercises are designed to pull you back to the present and strengthen your mental muscles. Like bicep curls for your brain, PQ Reps™ build your ability to shift from a negative to a positive mindset.

PQ Reps™ can be as straightforward as taking deliberate, focused breaths or feeling the sensations in your toes. The key is presence—each rep brings you back to the now, cutting through the chatter and grounding you in peace and clarity.

The Importance of a Sage Mindset for Female Entrepreneurs

For female entrepreneurs, the journey is as thrilling as it is challenging. Balancing business growth with personal development demands resilience, creativity, and a clear head—qualities the Sage mindset amplifies. Embracing this mindset means viewing setbacks not as failures but as stepping stones to innovation and success.

The Sage perspective empowers you to confidently navigate the entrepreneurial landscape, transforming every “no” into a “how can I?” It’s about leading with empathy, exploring new possibilities, and activating your vision with courage and determination.

Action Steps to Start Integrating PQ Reps™ into Your Daily Routine

Ready to boost your mental fitness and unlock your Sage mindset?

Here’s how to get started with PQ Reps™:

  1. Schedule Short Breaks: Take 2-minute breaks to perform PQ Reps™ throughout your day. Focus on your breath, the sounds around you, or the sensations in a part of your body. Make these breaks a non-negotiable part of your routine.
  2. Mindful Moments: Turn routine tasks (like washing hands or drinking water) into opportunities for PQ Reps™. Use these moments to engage with the present fully.
  3. Gratitude Reflection: End your day by reflecting on three things you’re grateful for. Gratitude is a powerful PQ Rep that shifts your focus to the positive.
  4. Challenge Response: When faced with a challenge, pause and ask yourself, “What would my Sage say?” This helps reframe the situation positively.
  5. Community Support: Join a group or find a partner interested in Positive Intelligence™. Sharing experiences and practicing together can amplify your progress.

As we wrap up our initial dive into the empowering world of Positive Intelligence™ and the transformative Sage mindset, we stand on the brink of an incredible journey of self-discovery and growth. In the coming weeks, we’ll embark on a deeper exploration, tackling the inner critics and saboteurs that whisper doubts and fears, obstructing our path to true greatness. Together, we’ll learn to identify these saboteurs and master the techniques to silence them once and for all.

Our exploration won’t stop there. We’ll delve into the heart of our inner Sage, uncovering the five remarkable powers—Empathize, Explore, Innovate, Navigate, Activate—that can revolutionize the way we think, work, and live. These Sage powers are the keys to unlocking unprecedented levels of innovation, clarity, and empowerment in our personal and professional lives.

And finally, we’ll bring it all together by showing you how to seamlessly integrate Positive Intelligence™ into your daily routine. The consistent practice of these principles has the power to transform not just moments but entire lives, propelling us toward a future brimming with potential and success.

I’m thrilled to have you join me on this transformative journey. Together, we’ll strengthen our mental fitness, harness our inner Sage, and turn every challenge into a stepping stone towards our most fulfilling life. Let’s move forward with anticipation for the insights, breakthroughs, and transformations that await us. Stay tuned, and let’s grow together!

Chat soon,


References: https://www.positiveintelligence.com/

Positive Intelligence™ Book by Shirzad Charmine https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1608322785

Written by Kelsey Bornyk

My name is Kelsey Bornyk, and I am an artist, creator, chronic illness warrior, and coach who helps:

Guide female entrepreneurs to create calm, clarity and success in their business.

Transform challenges, break through barriers, and step into your power.

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