Optimistic Psychology is nearly a two decade previous science of well-being (launched formally in 1999 or so by Martin Seligman and others) and there are skeptics who’re curious in regards to the “simplicity” of an empirical science which asks folks to undertake new fascinating habits and to put in writing gratitude be aware. There are a lot of optimistic psychology practitioners who vouch for writing a gratitude be aware whereas some maintain even habits like Masturbation to be aiding in human flourishing.
Writing Gratitude journal is in fact a incredible exercise. One might write down ideas or concepts that brightened up the day. However, I’m additionally a fan of “ranting” journal the place one can launch pent up feelings on issues that didn’t go properly, “Sure, I didn’t get a name from that recruiter and I really feel actually actually pissed”. Maybe you possibly can place two journals facet by facet and take up this problem – Right now for each one detrimental rant, I might write one optimistic gratitude be aware. And you’ll recognize the gratitude be aware higher whereas acknowledging your detrimental feelings. If you’re a Psychologist and you might be studying this quick weblog, it’s possible you’ll maybe encourage your shoppers or college students to take up this problem.
Sandeep is a Optimistic Psychology practitioner who has been one of many pioneers in introducing Optimistic psychology in India in 2010. He facilitates workshops and trainings within the space of Optimistic Psychology and Appreciative Inquiry. He additionally certifies people to develop into Optimistic Psychology Coach. Attain out to him at this hyperlink