Attitude of gratitudeA study has shown that grateful individuals experience more positive emotions, are more satisfied with life, and experience fewer negative emotions including depression, anxiety and envy (McCullough, Emmons and Tsang (2002).
If we can view different aspects of ourselves as being positive then we can adapt to different situations much better (Aronson, 1969).
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It is important for us to set and aspire to reasonable goals based on a realistic assessment of a persons capabilities in order to enhance a positive mental health.
Self-efficacy can benefit a person’s sense of well-being in a number of ways. For instance, they remain optimistic and confident in their abilities, even when things become difficult (Bandura).
Writing seems to help the brain regulate emotion unintentionally. Whether it's writing things down in a diary, writing bad poetry, or making up song lyrics that should never be played on the radio, it seems to help people emotionally (Dr Lieberman).