Smile at the world, just smile.

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.

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.