Tag: Happiness

You Are Good, Say It With Me!!

It’s the August 1st, so let’s start this month of right. Say it with me!!   Start your day with these positive affirmations, then post them somewhere you can read them everyday. Studies show that using positive and uplifting language, spoken (including in your head) or written (hello journaling) rewires your brain and can actually…

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You Are Not Alone!!

You are not alone. I repeat, you are not alone. At times it may feel like you’re the only one struggling. Like you’re the only one that knows what you’re going through. According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, 1 in 5 adults experience mental illness. That means whatever you’re struggling with, chances are…

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Make The Most of Everyday!!

Not sure if we are going forward or backwards with the Covid-19 Virus? Remember this: Love is NOT cancelled. Taking care of yourself is NOT cancelled. Hope is NOT cancelled. Laughter is NOT cancelled. Embrace all of the good you have in your life today. What was the last thing that made you really laugh…

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Being Grateful

In difficult times, we can easily get overwhelmed by what’s going wrong, or everything that is missing in our lives. We can lose sight of all of the good that surrounds us. But that doesn’t mean the good isn’t there. The good is always there, we just need to start to see it again. The…

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Feeling your feelings.

Being in a time of the unknown, how are you feeling right now? Deeper yet, why do you feel that way? To be able to label and understand one’s emotions is crucial in moving past them.  The book Permission To Feel by Marc Brackett, Ph.D. is an excellent resource. Need help sorting through things? Let…

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3 Keys to Happiness in Daily Life

It doesn’t take a whole new routine to instill a dose of happiness into your day—but it does take a little self awareness. 1. Be grateful for the good & the bad. Research shows, grateful people are happy people. It’s also important to understand that happiness is not the absence of negative feelings. Gratitude is…

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