A simple exercise to feel better (the power of gratitude)

10 years ago, I was enrolled in a course on positive psychology, my favorite type of psychology! Traditional psychology mainly focuses on dysfunction and what does not work. On the flip side, positive psychology aims to understand what does work, meaning what contributes to our flourishing,  increased happiness and life satisfaction.  I don't recall a …

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Autumn has arrived :)

Autumn used to be the most dreaded season for me. I believe it was mainly due to leaving summer behind, meaning; sunlight, late nights, spontaneity, adventures abroad and an overall freedom. Autumn in contrast meant the prospects of  routine, predictability and obligations (school, university or work). The major difference between the two seasons combined with …

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