An exercise of gratitude.

Research consistently shows gratitude enhances wellbeing, which has been the point of this month's focus on a bit of gratitude to enhance wellbeing and help you meet your goals! Martin Seligman is the Founding Father of Positive Psychology and has done tremendous research in the area. Any of his books are worth a read. Here … Continue reading An exercise of gratitude.

Gratitude diary.

A gratitude diary can be a great way to take time to be grateful each day. It is also something positive and uplifting to look back on when you find yourself feeling negative, depressed, and just generally down. Writing everyday, or even just taking the time to think about what you are grateful for everyday … Continue reading Gratitude diary.

Psych yourself up.

Whether to get started or keep going through a workout, sticking to a meal plan, or getting ready for the week ahead, mindset plays a huge role in how much energy we have to help us through. A negative mindset can zap energy, whereas a positive mindset has the power to create it. I believe … Continue reading Psych yourself up.

When you cannot sleep…

Sleep is incredibly important to health, but sometimes it feels impossible to come by. I personally know life is overwhelming and my stress is high when I am not sleeping well - this tells me something needs to change. Lee Crutchley created a neat book titled The Nocturnal Journal as a "late night exploration of what's really … Continue reading When you cannot sleep…

Create a plan for success.

This is a wonderfully detailed article from Experience Life with a step-by-step plan for self-evaluation and creating a plan that works for you. The more we understand why we want a goal, the more likely to make it last. Having a specific plan will make it that much more likely you will stick with it. Take … Continue reading Create a plan for success.