The benefits of writing a list of gratitude ideas for seniors was reinforced when I was a guest contributor on Steve Foran’s blog, Gratitude at Work.
gratitude, appreciation, self-talk, compassion, strengths
Resilience is considered a strength based concept. Kowing and finding ways and means to use your strengthen will improve you well-being in many ways.
Helper’s High One of the most effective ways of building resilience and bounce back from adversity is to lend a helping hand to others. Many people have experienced the boost helping gives them; hence the term helpers high when we do volunteer work. My own experience supports this idea. When our daughter, Kelly, was […]
It is easy to feel grateful when you have leisure time, freedom of movement, finances, and health. Indeed an attitude of gratitude has many benefits.
Wouldn’t you know it? As soon as I made the grand statement in the article Use Your Strengths that identifying your strengths is an “easy and meaningful way to feel on purpose,” O magazine of Oprah Winfrey’s empire publishes a feature called, Everyone Has a Calling. It leads with “There’s The Thing You Do For A Living—And Then There’s The Thing You Were Born To Do.”
Research helps us understand when and how more money will bring us more happiness. Good financial management is crucial as a starting point.
Gallop Poll . . . They point out that, in their research, regardless of the wars and unrest in the world, seven in 10 people in 138 countries reported in their Positive Experiences Index significant amounts of:
2. laughing or smiling
3. feeling well-rested
4. being treated with respect
There is always the inside of you that you can manage.
Resilient people know that you can not feel happy all the time. Feeling happy is but one emotion that comes and goes. Feeling happy gives us the information, in that moment, we have what we want.
Have you ever wondered about your humor personality or telling a joke or two? WAIT! You might be asking, “Do I need to tell jokes to have a sense of humor?” Absolutely not! Read on! Most of us, at some time or another, crack a smile — if not a gut wrenching guffaw. Having a sense of […]
Creativity and flexibility go hand in hand.
Here are some light hearted ideas to ease internal tension.