Feel free to explore different ideas and assessment tools on this page to build your own Wellness Toolbox. When you have a Wellness Toolbox, you have the ability to draw from it during times of need, and empower yourself to get through anything. You are worth it!
Practice GRATITUDE every day.
Live within your means and in the PRESENT moment.
Spend time PLAYING.
Start a Miracle Journal, Gratitude Journal, or Help Journal.
Move your body to uplifting MUSIC.
Listen to your inner critic as you would a true friend.
Learn how to RESET yourself on a bad day.
Decide to give up the most meaningless activity you do.
Stop trying to fix or change other people - you only have control of yourself.
Create a space in your home just for you.
Create a circle of positive and trusting people & inspiration for support.
Drink Water and Eat Fresh Foods - it will energize you!
Tune into positive news, people, and environments.
Live your life with Integrity (who you are when no one is looking).
Did you know ... whenever you are a giver, receiver, or observer of an act of kindness, your body releases hormones that are a natural anti-depressant.
How well are you taking care of yourself? Review this list and rate each area on a scale from 0 - 10 (0 = Never, 10 = Always)
__ I eat health meals regularly
__ I carry healthy food with me for a boost if I am hungry during the day.
__ I drink water throughout the day.
__ I walk or exercise at least 3 times per week.
__ I rarely eat sugar.
__ I rarely use caffeine.
__ I rarely drink alcohol.
__ I am taking care of physical conditions I have.
__ I get a massage regularly.
__ I get adequate sleep every night.
__ I am aware of my own negative relationship patterns and am actively working on healing and changing these so I can be closer to others.
__ I let go of relationships that drag me down.
__ I keep focused on how I can be more loving and kind with the people in my life.
__ I do not gossip or talk about others. If I talk about others it is to share what I love about them.
__ I share appreciation for those I love every day.
__ I am honest and direct with people in my life.
__ I am open to resolving conflict in a healthy and loving way.
__ I am actively working on improving all of my relationships.
__ I do not judge or criticize others.
__ I do not take what others say personally, and I understand it is a projection of themselves and not me.
__ I am dependable - I say what I mean and do what I say.
__ I have a friend(s) - someone I can share anything with.
__ I am able to speak my truth and set loving boundaries with others (a boundary is what you will do to take care of yourself in the face of someone's behavior).
__ I laugh freely and easily.
__ I have people in my life who I can play with.
__ I have activities in my life that are fun for me and I do them regularly.
__ I have activities that are relaxing for me and I do them regularly.
__ I take breaks for fun and relaxation - I do not work non-stop.
__ I have fun things planned in the future that I look forward to.
__ I have fun on a regular basis.
__ I live in a home that I love and feel safe.
__ The way my house is decorated uplifts my spirit.
__ My home is clutter-free.
__ My car is in good condition and I keep it clean.
__ My work environment is well organized and inspiring.
__ I enjoy and find useful the clothes in my closet.
__ My home is in good repair.
__ I am living in the geographic location I want to live in.
__ My home is well organized and clean.
__ I love my lifestyle - the way I live my life.
__ I have resolved past issues and live fully in the present.
__ I know my own intrinsic worth and am lovable.
__ I am free of any resentment and do not hold other people responsible for my happiness and well being.
__ I am able to easily forgive others and see their behavior with compassion.
__ I am pursuing my dreams and living my purpose.
__ I feel my life has balance and I have plenty of time to do all that I want to.
__ I feel peaceful and happy with my life.
__ I feel a deep connection with my spiritual belief system or source.
__ I feel a sense of support from my beliefs and honor my truth.
__ I accept and honor other people's truth without any insistence that it satisfies me.
Notice any areas that may need some positive attention in your life. You have time and ability to change what you would like about yourself. Consider developing your own self-care plan. Visualize your ideal self.
- Global Association of Holistic Psychotherapy.