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.
Our bodies are so important and so incredible! They get us through the long days, carry us around, and maintain our health. The body is also a signal for when our bad habits are getting in the way of health - our physical and psychological health. It truly is so important to take the best … Continue reading Be grateful for and toward your body.
Pick up a copy of The Gratitude Diaries by Janice Kaplan this week! The book takes a research based and personal look at ways to add gratitude into your life, and the tremendous personal benefit! I really enjoyed this read! https://www.amazon.com/Gratitude-Diaries-Looking-Bright-Transform/dp/1101984147/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1518369667&sr=8-1&keywords=gratitude+diaries&dpID=51D%252Bnd8O4DL&preST=SY291_BO1,204,203,200_QL40&dpSrc=srch
I am an advocate for self-help and homework in therapy, because it is so important we work on ourselves every day to become who we want to be. I often recommend homework and self-help outside of the stated concern, because truly changing involves a broad look at ourselves. I strongly believe goals such as weight … Continue reading Tips for living a more meaningful life.