How to Start a Gratitude Practice and Change Your Life “When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” -Lao Tzu Somewhere in the distant past, out here in New Zealand, I recall someone saying to me “Be grateful for small mercies.” Back in the 1950s, when I was a small girl, that meant being grateful for the simple things that made up the better part of my life. MRes in Wellbeing : Social work and social care : ... : Study with us The MRes in Wellbeing has been designed for students who are interested in developing research skills and knowledge in the field of wellbeing. It is taught by a combination of seminars, lectures, tutorials and individual supervision, and includes the opportunity to carry out fieldwork as part of the MRes dissertation. The course provides a strong grounding in theory and methodology, drawing on disciplines such as social work, psychology, economics, anthropology, medicine and sociology.
How to Practice Gratitude – Helpful Tips (and focus on what's really important.) In a stuck moment, it’s hard to see positive forces when obstacles are blaring and fears are looming. This is a good time to be grateful. 19 Items To Buy For Your Mental Health, Because Self-Care Isn't Always Free For those of us with mental health issues — and in that category I'm including everything from low mood and stress to disorders requiring daily medication — self-care is often a huge part of the battle to remain functional. Doctors, therapists, support groups, friends, and family help us to move forward, but we have to take care of ourselves, too. Self-care is a huge category, encompassing everything from pleasurable activities like massages to the very basics of getting dressed and fed, but the need to feel nourished in all ways is a crucial element of your health, and studies show that good self-care can reduce the frequency and severity of relapses. This is a curated collection of products, apps, books and accessories that target many aspects of self-care, from practical therapy aids to luxurious self-pampering designed to make you feel worthwhile and healthy. 'Self-Care Journal' by Rachelle Abellar Image: Lulu.com
What’s On Your Gratitude List Today? We all know how focusing on the things that we’re grateful for can turn around a negative mood but have you made this a daily practice? I started my own version of this years ago in the form of The 10/10 Exercise. Each day I write at least ten things for which I’m grateful. I try to write about ten different things each day so the practice doesn’t become a rote exercise and to ensure that I notice more of the wonderful people and things in my life. After putting myself into a great mood writing about things I’m grateful for, I follow it by writing at least ten things that I want to attract into my life.
Self Care Journal de Rachelle Abellar Welcome to Lulu! We notice you are using a browser version that we do not support. For you to have the best experience on Lulu.com, we recommend using the current versions of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or upgrading to Internet Explorer 9 (or higher). What Are Affirmations and How to Use Them By Remez Sasson What Are Affirmations Affirmations are sentences aimed to affect the conscious and the subconscious mind. The words composing the affirmation, automatically and involuntarily, bring up related mental images into the mind, which could inspire, energize and motivate.
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