Cultivate the mind and support Geðhjálp
This winter, Geðhjálp, the Icelandic Mental Health Alliance, offers daily doses of small, straightforward tips intended to improve mental health. We call those tips “vitamin G”.
Make yourself want the things you have
Research has shown that people are happier when they strive to be grateful for what they have. This is one example of how true happiness lies in simplifying your life. It is good to take regular note of what you have and be grateful for it. Even better is to to express it in some way. It is the nature of consumer societies to focus on the things that are lacking or things that you think you need. It is often said that the market generates constant dissatisfaction with ourselves, our lives and our bodies. In many ways, our attitudes are shaped by the development and values that matter to us. Our worth. What is our worth? Is our worth shaped by human or material value? Have we fallen into the pitfall of defining who we are as human beings according to the material things we have?
31. janúar, 2023