I led a group in an exercise recently where I asked the participants to recall a time in their lives when they were very happy. Though it was the point of the exercise, one woman said it made her realize how infrequently she thought about the happy times in her life. She said the exercise lifted her mood and gave her hope. Are you out of the habit of revisiting happiness? I hope you can think about a good time in your life and it encourages you.
The Most Important Relationship
Difficulties and challenges with relationships in our lives can often have a significant impact on our mood and sometimes can contribute to feelings of depression. Whilst these relationships are very important to our wellbeing, the most important relationship in our lives often gets overlooked: the relationship we have with ourselves.
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How would you describe the relationship you have with yourself?
It's on the rocks. We do NOT get along.
Needs improvement. I am my harshest critic.
We are acquaintances. Neither friends nor enemies.
Good. We are supportive friends.
I am my biggest fan. I can do no wrong.
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