Positive Psychology and Self-Care
Changing Your Perspective -
Positive Psychology is the scientific study of the strengths that enable individuals and communities to thrive. The field is founded on the belief that people want to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives, to cultivate what is best within themselves, and to enhance their experiences of love, work, and play. (Source: Positive Psychology Center). Similarly, by investing time and care into oneself you can reduce stress and maintain your wellbeing. All worksheets have been made available by Therapist Aid.
Techniques include gratitudes, acts of kindness, physical exercise, meditation, positive journaling, and fostering relationships.
Techniques include journaling, writing a gratitude letter, visiting and expressing thanks to someone who is important, and appreciating your surroundings.
Self Esteem Journaling Positive journaling helps improve self-esteem and well-being.
Steps to promote self-care and wellbeing. Worksheet provided by therapistaid.com.
TED Talks: The Importance of Self-Care Too busy to take care of yourself? These talks offer simple ways to stay healthy — both emotionally and physically.
Do you ever forget to take care of yourself? I know. You’re busy, and finding the time to take proper care of yourself can be hard. But if you don’t, it won’t be long before you’re battered from exhaustion and operating in a mental fog where it’s hard to care about anything or anyone.