"Your own unique path to optimal happiness and wellbeing is just that -YOURS!"

Capture a strong sense of contentment, satisfaction and overall life fulfilment. Emotions are the heartbeat of your thoughts, allowing you to feel what you are thinking, determine what you pay attention to and how you make decisions. Positive emotion doesn’t just feel good – it’s allows you to be more successful in life ( whether you judge success by your achievements, relationships, creativity, energy or your health).

 

Benefits of Energised Emotional Health.

  • Fortifies the other pillars of health (Spiritual, Psychological, Physical).
  • Releases hormones like serotonin, oxytocin and dopamine that boost feelings of happiness and wellbeing.
  • Reduces levels of stress hormones like cortisol, reducing feelings of stress and allowing you to destress.
  • Builds Empathy and Compassion.
  • BuildsEQ( Emotional Intelligence) – recognised as being key to long-term success in life.
  • Expands your thinking
  • Opening your mind to new possibilities
  • Become more creative
  • Have more fun
  • Become more successful (no matter how you want to define success). Learning to strike the right balance between positive and negative emotion and build the skills of happiness can play such an important role in your wellbeing, and that of your relationships at home, at work and in your community.
  • Keeping you younger at heart.

 

Emotional health self-evaluation

  • Do you express gratitude regularly?
  • Do you practice random acts of kindness and compassion?
  • Do you nurture your relationships?
  • Do you get to spend time regularly doing things you love to do?
  • Do you take regular exercise?
  • Do you cultivate simplicity?
  • Do you describe yourself as a happy, content and fulfilled person?

If you answered ‘no’ to any of these questions then you have scope to enhance your emotional health and expand your happiness.

 

How to enhance your emotional health and expand your happiness

Only 20 percent of people are living life at their best and optimum potential. If you’re like most people you’re in the middle somewhere, with good and not so good days. Try some of the following techniques to open up the possibility of transforming your emotional health and wellbeing:

  • Express Gratitude – graciously give thanks for what you have
  • Be kinder and more compassionate, not just to others but to yourself
  • Build a supportive network of great relationships
  • Volunteer
  • Make time for more of those things that really matter to you
  • Set and work towards goals consistent with your values
  • Use your strengths more often
  • Take regular exercise, the greatest pill of all !
  • Spend more time in nature
  • Listen to relaxing music
  • Watch less TV
  • Eat more healthfully ( more whole grains, greens, vegetables, fresh fruit, lean protein sources, nuts, seeds, beans, omega-3 fats) and stay away from sugar and fried/processed foods.
  • Meditate, the silver bullet for enhanced wellbeing.
  • Let go of past regrets or future anxieties, live more in the present moment
  • Cultivate realistic optimism
  • Embrace simplicity, declutter
  • Nurture your spiritual side
  • Strengthen your psychological fitness and physical health
  • Laugh more, lighten up
  • Choose happiness.