We decided to attempt a garden this year. We have done gardens in the past...last year we had a successful container garden. Sometimes our gardens work and sometimes the gardens are "a lot of work", without yielding too much harvest. My husband built a raised garden bed in an area of the yard that would [...]
These positive blogs written by Dr. Andrea Dinardo are so relevant! We all struggle with different issues … thank you for another great post thats too good not to reblog!:)
As a positive psychologist, I often write about the bright side of life. Including harnessing strengths, enhancing motivation, and flourishing in the wake of adversity.
Not the whole picture.
While strengths are vital to realizing one’s full potential – it’s not the whole picture when it comes to living a balanced life.
Embrace the downside.
We must also create a safe place to welcome the parts of ourselves (and our life) that weigh us down and cause us despair.
In doing so, we soften the grip of its pain. Whether it be suffering from years gone by or a hardship in current time.
Give your pain room to breathe.
Give your disappointments, your conflicts, your lost dreams room to breathe.
You are not “less than” because you have depression. You are not “less than” because you’re single. You are not “less than” because you have diabetes. You are not “less than” because…
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