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Change Your Mood with Gratitude

August 1, 2012 Emily Roberts MA, LPC

How do you shift your mind, change your mood, from a negative or insecure place to a more positive and confident mindset? By identifying triggering situations or feelings that effect your confidence and using gratitude, you will find that you can shift your mood into a happier, more positive place.

Watch this week's Building Self-Esteem video to learn more about changing your mood.

How to Change Your Mood

Emily is the author of Express Yourself: A Teen Girls Guide to Speaking Up and Being Who You Are.You can visit Emily’s Guidance Girl website. You can also find her on Facebook, Google+ and Twitter.

APA Reference
LPC, E. (2012, August 1). Change Your Mood with Gratitude, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2019, September 20 from https://www.healthyplace.com/blogs/buildingselfesteem/2012/08/change-your-mood-with-gratitude



Author: Emily Roberts MA, LPC

Emily is a psychotherapist, she is intensively trained in DBT, she the author of Express Yourself: A Teen Girls Guide to Speaking Up and Being Who You Are. You can visit Emily’s Guidance Girl website. You can also find her on FacebookGoogle+ and Twitter.

Gwen Seiler
says:
August, 4 2012 at 4:26 am
There is so much power in giving thanks! I have been reading a great book on this subject: 1000 Gifts by Ann VosKamp. This book has opened my eyes and given me great food for thought. Thanks for the blog.
mef123
says:
August, 1 2012 at 11:39 am
My therapist and I were just talking about the a couple of days ago. She wants me to keep a gratitude journal, separate from my regular journal. I'm very negative and my depression is coming back. So the point is to get me to be more positive and maybe even in a better mood.

Michele

In reply to by Anonymous (not verified)

August, 1 2012 at 1:03 pm
Hi Michele, Thanks for commenting. Another tool is if your on the go to do it in your phone or keep a handy journal around when you know you are more likely to be triggered. For some, that is in the afternoon or in the evening. I hope this helps.

Take Good Care,

Emily

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