The British Psychological Societies Research Digest reported on a 15 week study of 377 adults that looked into which specific behaviors helped change to stick. Perhaps you, or someone you know wants to make changes to their drinking, substance use, smoking or overeating to cope with stress, isolating themselves rather than being with people, or … More Habit Change and Lasting Recovery
When change feels normal, that’s when it will stick. ___ What do you do the day after you change your life? Barbara Brown Taylor You may dream of winning the lottery, but it may drive you crazy Can you imagine what it would be like to win the lottery? What would you do the first … More What Will You the Day After You Change Your Life?
I do most of my workouts alone at home. Usually I like that. But once in a while it is a treat to workout at a facility. Yesterday I went to a gym with my wife, my sister-in-law and my niece. For an hour we sweated, grunted and tried to feel a little more buff. … More An Exercise of Excuses
Doing the same thing today will bring the same thing tomorrow. If you want to be different tomorrow, you will have to begin today. How have you changed lately? I change my clothes every day, but that does not do anything to alter my permanent identity. Making small daily changes may not really change you. … More Be a Small Change Ninja
According to Dr. Allen Frances there are over 40 different definitions of mental health. Most definitions have the goal of defining what it means to be well and when we are sliding into mental illness. The idea among professionals is that if we have a good definition that will help with understanding and treating a … More The Wealth in your Mental Health