We know that every November, all of a sudden people remember to be grateful around Thanksgiving.  Here at Creative Wellbeing Workshops, while we like to promote the practice of gratitude all year long, we know it’s really easy to get grumpy and annoyed at being told to feel grateful. That just leads to resentment, an emotion that’s not helpful and only makes …

11/19 Gratitude in Hard Times Click to Read Post »

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Over the last couple of months, we have been exploring how to boost our positivity by introducing “micro-moments” of positive emotions and experiences, especially important when we are going through difficult times. This helps us not only manage the stress, but as Barbara Fredrickson, founder of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology (PEP) Lab at UNC tells us, we are better …

06/19 Positive Partnerships Click to Read Post »

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