Beautiful isn't it? Now don't get the wrong idea or anything!?! I DID NOT...break those glasses. Although, whoever did must have been an artist, and probably an inebriated one at that. It was summer 2016, I had just transferred to UCSB as a psychology major. The view from my balcony was breath taking, for the … Continue reading Looking back at my first apartment: UCSB (DP Ocean Side) 😉
Ever feel just entirely drained? Well as a student at a competitive university I definitely do. I am a bit older than most people at my Universty, and a transfer student so it is a little hard to make friends. For myself, this was shocking. I am an extremely social butterfly. What I have noticed is a … Continue reading Smile at the world, just smile.
This is a Positive Psychology Intervention credited to Martin Seligman and Chris Peterson. Their premise is that American society seems to lack gratitude rituals. The instructions are simple: think of someone who has made a personal impact on your life, who have been extremely kind for which you have never really expressed formal gratitude. The point to write … Continue reading Gratitude Letter (one of the most rewarding things you can do for yourself or others)