There was a time in my life where I was strongly urged to take anti-depressants .I wanted to feel better - but I resisted the idea that those pills would fix everything for me. This is my story.
Increasing wellbeing is the way to lead a happy, fulfilled life - and the field of positive psychology provides a number of frameworks, exercises and initiatives to support and strengthen well-being and positive mental health. I like to additionally look at things that improve positive physical health - such as yoga, meditation, exercise, eating habits and biohacking techniques to have a holistic view.
Meditation can help, you just have to do it. It is not a theoretical practice, but a practice exercise: it doesn't matter how many times you have done it already, you need to keep doing it for it work - you need to COMMIT TO SIT.
For everyone who has been thinking our economic, financial, governance systems are broken - for everyone who thinks there must be another way, a better way to live together - to thrive! - this framework is for you.
What does Grit have to do with it? How sticking with something long enough, can help you push past plateaus in development, gain mastery and increase happiness.
To maintain a high level of well-being, it's important to have a series of practices that we build into our daily lives - exercises that become habits, or go-to activities when we notice we are feeling down in a certain area. Here my top 10 based on the PERMA theory from positive psychology.