I spoke with personal trainer and wellness coach Ashley Blake Greenblatt about how to bring more mindfulness and gratitude into the holiday season, especially when our stress levels increase. Check out her Philadelphia Inquirer article.
I’m excited to join an incredible group of researchers and clinicians at Psychology Today, who regularly bring a wealth of insights into human behavior and well-being in their writing. My blog is called “Living Your Best Life” and will focus on what we can learn from research and applied work in the field of positive psychology. Stay tuned!
This week, in New Harbinger’s blog, I wrote about ways you can super-charge your savoring, spotlighting the good moments that might otherwise go unnoticed. Let’s begin watching the stream for those glimmers together, with our nets out and our deep dive questions ready!
And thank you to Chantal-Henry Swiegers for the original photo of a beautiful moment in nature from Cape Point National Park, South Africa.
In Week 6 of A Happier You, we focus on cultivating kindness in speech, thought, and action. The 14th Dalai Lama said, “It is always possible” to be kind, both to ourselves and others. But sometimes kindness may feel far off, especially if you’ve been suffering from a traumatic event in your life, emotional exhaustion, or high levels of stress.
If that’s the case, I first recommend nurturing the intention to be kind, which usually begins with directing kind thoughts and actions toward yourself. The first step might be taking a warm bath, carving quiet time out to read, … Read the Full Post »