X – eXamining Your Positives

Research has shown that people who consciously focus on gratitude experience greater emotional well-being and physical health than those who don’t. Fostering positive experiences and making an informed, intentional choices to “be conscious of the good stuff” can:

  • Rewire the brain for positive emotions
  • Lift mood, optimism and resilience
  • Counteract the effects of painful experiences
  • Increase levels of energy, determination, persistence and focus

“It is when you are least thankful that you are most in need of what gratitude can give you”

~ Oprah Winfrey

Resources

Organizations

  • Awakening Joy – App, blog, book, classes, events, free audio talks, retreats, and workshops focused on joy.
  • Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley – Researched-based tools and practical resources to build happiness, resilience, and connection.
  • Live Happy – Articles, clothing, gifts, Live Happy magazine, and podcast centered on positive psychology.

How can you eXamine your positives to assist you in your healing journey?