Dr. Martin Seligman’s prescription to feeling better (a lot better!) is an exercise called the Gratitude Visit. As taken from his book Flourish, here is what he recommends:
Last week I blogged about the relationship between an apology, restitution and forgiveness. This has sparked some interesting discussion in my practice and I thought I would follow up with a quick post about “What Forgiveness is Not.”
You’ve gotta love Bruce Springsteen! As chronicled in The New Yorker, the Boss tells of his lengthy struggle with depression dating back to the early 1980’s, which included battling thoughts of suicide.
Making Things Right - Apology and Restitution
Alice Park’s (@aliceparkny) article Lack of Exercise as Deadly as Smoking draws from research conducted by I-Min Lee and his colleagues at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA).
Many researchers believe there to be a connection between Boredom and Well-Being. Specifically, people who are “chronically” bored are more likely to suffer from mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety, addiction, hostility, low academic performance and more.