Improving Humility

Improving Humility

Sharing our successes may be fun, but it is sometimes associated with higher expectations we have of ourselves, which may ultimately affect our wellbeing negatively. An alternative to it is practicing humility, which is linked to lower stress-levels and enhanced wellbeing. We can enhance our wellbeing by following a PROVE humility workbook guidelines, which are structured around the following steps: […]

Reminiscence Album

Reminiscence Album

I love photographs and my house is filled with prints of moments from the past I want to remember. I change them twice a year and not only love the process of doing it, but also enjoy the pleasure it gives me when I stop and reflect on the circumstances associated with each picture taken. This is one of the […]

The Time Cure

The Time Cure

When something bad has happened in our past, it is easy to believe that not dwelling on it and redirecting our thinking towards the “here and now” is a solution to our problems. However, there are other ways to do it. In a time-cure therapy, instead of reducing thinking about the past negative events, the practitioners guide their clients towards […]

Creative Potential

Creative Potential

Creativity is a process of creating something new, innovation. Over the years, art-based therapy and the creativity associated with it has been used as a tool for enhancing wellbeing. Here are a few evidence-based activities that can serve well for you and your school community to enhance wellbeing. Creativity as a mood-enhancer When in a negative mood, draw a picture […]

Play List

Play List

Playing is about doing something without purpose, just because it makes us feel good. Lack of play in childhood is associated with aggression as an ability to play is a crucial coping mechanism for both young and older people. As we progress through our lives, our lives become serious, busy, purposeful and we sometimes forget to play. Yet, when we […]