Harriet Cabelly, LCSW is a therapist, positive psychology coach, and speaker. She has a private practice specializing in grief and adversity. She is passionate about helping people cope and grow through their critical life-changing circumstances. She is one of the coaching experts on 970AM, The Answer-Conversations with Joan. Harriet published her first book Living Well Despite Adversity.
Sounds like you’ve been through a lot and certainly understandable in your roller coaster ride of emotional fluctuations. You’ve had a lot of knocks but it sounds like you’re doing well taking care of yourself right now. You’re healing your wounds. Hopefully soon you’ll be able to engage more in the awe, beauty and goodness in this world you’ve been given to exist in and you will turn it into thriving (not simply surviving).
Onward to you in your life. May you continue to bring peace to yourself and extend that to outward.
I’m starting an 11 month certification program in Positive Psychology at Kripalu in the Berkshires (MA) given by Tal Ben Shahar. I will certainly be contributing to this discussion as I actively and excitedly participate in this course starting next week.
Two main components of happiness are Pleasure and Meaning. So much falls under these two categories: joy, purpose, contribution, service to others, fun……
It’s all about the journey, the means, the small steps of daily living that we accumulate into the tapestry of our lives.