Cultivate…HABITS with Grounding

Have you heard of grounding? It’s the practice of coming into direct skin contact with the earth, for example, through your bare feet. Grounding appears to improve sleep, normalize the day-night cortisol rhythm, reduce pain, reduce stress, shift the automatic nervous system from sympathetic toward parasympathetic activation, increase heart rate variability, speed wound healing, and…

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Cultivate… HABITS using cause and effect language

Children who understand the concept of cause and effect are more likely to think critically, engage in relationships more appropriately, and better understand outcomes of a situation. Using cause and effect language will help bring awareness to our thoughts and how they connect with our actions and behaviors. In order to teach our kids the…

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Cultivate…HABITS with the 7 Habits for Happiness

Historically, most of the field of psychology has focused on abnormal psychology and disease, which is highly valuable. More recently, however, there is a branch of psychology focused on the science of well-being and happiness, making its findings useful to everyone. What have they learned? Lifestyle and thought habits make a difference, and these things…

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