These days, people often scoff when you mention New Year’s Resolutions. There are some people who swear by them and others who just think they’re a waste of time. But as a psychotherapist, I see more good. No matter where you fall on this scale, they can still be a useful tool to you. Because you decide how you want to spend your time. You decide how resolutions help improve your life. Here are five simple, but often overlooked strategies you can add when you try again to set and stick to your New Year’s Resolutions.
Indeed, 2020 seems to be an endless cycle of bad news. We are constantly being bombarded with negativity on social media, news channels, articles, and even news bites from our friends and family. While it is important to stay informed on what is going on around us, it can also be detrimental to our mental health to be constantly reading or watching negative news.
How we start each morning can have a big impact on the rest of the day. But we all have much to do and think about, so it’s not always easy to find peace in the first few hours. Plus, 20-30 minutes of meditation is daunting for those new to mindfulness or with hectic schedules. But don’t worry. I will walk you through a super quick, super easy mindfulness exercise to help ground you in just a few minutes each morning.
Finding a person to share the rest of your life with, who gets you, and makes you happy, is a great joy of living. But some of us feel lost when it comes to good love and wonder when it will happen for us. Finding your best relationship, the kind of love that lasts and is healthy, is about manifesting the type of love you desire. Here are five steps to do just that.