Best of Our Blogs: September 26, 2017

There are a few new things I’ve been doing that has had a tremendous impact on my emotional health.

Gratitude. 

You’ve probably heard it a million times. I have to. But I’ve only recently got it. That’s because I tried a different approach.

I looked at my life through the lens of an outsider. From this perspective, I saw all the things I take for granted (my husband, kids and home) as blessings. This simple act of zooming in on what’s right with the world has had a profound impact on my state of mind.

As you read our top posts, you might recognize yourself. It’s an important practice in appreciating what you’ve been through, which leads to accepting yourself. If you need a little help finding the good in your situation, keep reading. Our last post shows how creativity can support you in the process.

Is Childhood Emotional Neglect Weighing on Your Relationship?
(Childhood Emotional Neglect) – You never fight, but something’s missing in your relationship. Your childhood could explain your lack of intimacy.

6 Things the Unloved Child Longs For
(Knotted) – The reasons why you struggle as an adult has a lot to do with what you never got as a child.

3 Skills Children Learn When Exposed to Outdoor Play
(Connecting Through Play) – Research shows it. One of the best things you can do to help your children with stress, boost creativity and build motor skills, is to get them outside.

Put a Ring on It – A Singleness Ring: Guest Post by Gretchen Baskerville
(Single at Heart) – It’s not what you think of when you hear the words, “Put a ring on it.” But if you’re single, here’s why you should.

Coming Home to Ourselves
(Make a Mess: Everyday Creativity) – You’ve spent your whole life running away from you. But here’s why self-acceptance is like coming home.

Source: psychcenteral

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