Looking back at my first apartment: UCSB (DP Ocean Side) ;)

Beautiful isn't it? Now don't get the wrong idea or anything!?! I DID NOT...break those glasses. Although, whoever did must have been an artist, and probably an inebriated one at that. It was summer 2016, I had just transferred to UCSB as a psychology major. The view from my balcony was breath taking, for the … Continue reading Looking back at my first apartment: UCSB (DP Ocean Side) ūüėČ

Gratitude Letter (one of the most rewarding things you can do for yourself or others)

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)

First Blog Post: 3 Blessings

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.