A Star in my Jar: The magic of a digital gratitude Journal

How a gratitude journal improves your mental health: Plus my favorite Gratitude Journal AppKeeping a gratitude journal is probably the most recommended tool for entry-level journaling.  You will see

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How to upgrade your reading habits for 2024

The Reading Habit I Regret Most: And why I plan to read fewer books in 2024As 2023 ended, I saw some posts on social media of people sharing how

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What’s your New Year’s Personality? Plus: Tips for every type

 "Day 1"  or "one day" Resolution Thinking Patterns Well, here we are, January 1st, 2024.   Day 1 of this new year.  You might have guessed that I

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Take your next walk with this simple prompt in mind…

The Joy of Order   How creating harmony in your physical environment can help reduce emotional stress In play therapy, there’s an interesting behavior that sometimes confuses new therapists.  Imagine

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How to support a friend who is grieving

How to support a friend who is grieving  while also taking care of yourself Think about a person in your life who is grieving - someone they love

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How using this simple psychological hack can become your superpower

How using this simple psychological hack can become your superpower The Diderot Effect with habits is a game-changer!I received this super thoughtful message over the weekend.  It said "I

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Adding THIS simple thing to your study area might improve concentration skills

Adding this to your study area might improve concentration! A surprisingly simple change just might improve your math scores What happens when you add a simple plant to your

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The Joy of Order: How creating harmony in your physical environment can help reduce emotional stress

The Joy of Order   How creating harmony in your physical environment can help reduce emotional stress In play therapy, there’s an interesting behavior that sometimes confuses new therapists.  Imagine

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How do you measure success? The Benefits of Participation Trophies

How do you measure success?  A case for participation trophies and medalsAre you successful because you are crushing the competition?Or because you are doing something really hard and

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13 Reasons….How to Use Lists in Your Journal (and why it works)

Are you burned out?  Try this unexpected form of self-care It's July.  There are heat waves in a lot of places in the United States.  If you spend

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