Is Your Gratitude Journal Leaving You Feeling Ungrateful?

“Missing the Boat” On Gratitude Raise your hand if you’ve started a gratitude journal only to trail off after a few days or weeks. Yeah, me too, but I know that I should keep it up. After all, it’s linked to better mental health, stronger relationships, and improved sleep. Some research has shown that gratitude…

Rituals Can Help You Get Out of a Rut

If there’s one thing we’ve learned in the past year, it’s that having a routine and, yes, rituals (although we may not think of them in those terms) are important for our mental wellbeing. A ritual is an action that you are mindful of because it is meaningful to you; it represents what you value…

Holiday Stress: Making Special Events Happier

Most of Us Don’t Talk About Holiday Stress Forty-five percent of people would prefer to skip Christmas altogether. Another 25% of people report feeling “extreme stress” as the Holidays get closer. Although we may try, there is no way to “push aside” Holiday stress. You can’t force cheer when your well is dry. Feelings rebound,…