Ever feel just entirely drained? Well as a student at a competitive university I definitely do. I am a bit older than most people at my Universty, and a transfer student so it is a little hard to make friends. For myself, this was shocking. I am an extremely social butterfly. What I have noticed is a … Continue reading Smile at the world, just smile.
This is a Positive Psychology Intervention credited to Martin Seligman and Chris Peterson. Their premise is that American society seems to lack gratitude rituals. The instructions are simple: think of someone who has made a personal impact on your life, who have been extremely kind for which you have never really expressed formal gratitude. The point to write … Continue reading Gratitude Letter (one of the most rewarding things you can do for yourself or others)
The idea is, every day before you go to bed, write down three things you were grateful for that day. They could be anything like getting a new car or eating pizza, but you also have to think of why that occurrence was particularly pleasant to you.