My new tattoo and what it means to me

A dedication to my personal recovery with #addiction

If you have a moment, please take this survey for my Psych Advanced Research Methods class. Happy to return the favor!

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Smile at the world, just smile.

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.

Gratitude Letter (one of the most rewarding things you can do for yourself or others)

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)