Monthly Archives: June 2019

Why Forgiveness is Important to Your Health

In the Mood Lifters Program, we discuss Forgiveness as a way to help us repair social relationships. We also discuss forgiveness in order to “get ourselves off the hook”. There is a common misconception that forgiveness is for letting the person who hurt you off the hook, but it actually benefits you the most. When you [...]

By |2019-09-12T15:38:49-04:00June 27th, 2019|Mood, Social|

Another Strategy for Thinking Traps

Last week we talked about three more Thinking Traps, this week we have a new strategy to add to your list of thought challenges from our Thinking Trap meetings. We use these strategies in our Thought Journals, a tool used in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, to challenge thinking traps. In our meetings where we focus on Thinking [...]

By |2019-09-12T11:28:48-04:00June 17th, 2019|Mind|

More Thinking Traps

In Mood Lifters we use Thought Journals, a tool from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), in our Thinking Traps modules. CBT is the most effective program known to decrease depression and anxiety. In these meetings we discuss how to earn Mind points by challenging our thoughts that may be biased or untrue. We focus specifically on negative [...]

By |2019-09-12T15:40:09-04:00June 7th, 2019|Mind|

Is Melatonin Safe?

With the supplement industry on the rise, many people are turning to Melatonin to help them get to sleep. But does it really work? And is it safe to use? Taking supplements is something you should make sure to discuss with your doctor to ensure it does not interact with other medications and to ensure you’re [...]

By |2019-09-12T11:29:45-04:00June 4th, 2019|Sleep|