Gratitude is one of the foundations for mental wellness.
In technical terms gratitude is gratefulness for what one receives or experiences either tangible or intangible. You can be grateful for a smile from a stranger, a deep conversation with a friend, or that your barista made your coffee just right.
Daily gratitude bullet journaling is something I often recommend to my middle school and teen clients, not just for warm fuzzy feelings, but because it is backed by science!
Gratitude is shown HERE and HERE to:
And these benefits? Well...they can last for months!
If you are looking to include gratitude in your work with young people grab my FREE Downloadable 30 Day Gratitude Challenge. This free resource includes 30 prompts appropriate for young people to kick start their gratitude practice.
You can use this resource in your practice in these three ways:
Then check in! How did it go for your clients? What changes are they noticing? Is it something that they want to keep as a part of their routine?
Are you in? Grab the Free Downloadable 30 Day Gratitude Challenge now!
What are your favorite ways to incorporate gratitude into your practice? Drop a comment below!
I'm Ann Meehan, an LPCC, RPT-S, and EMDR Consultant. I help other therapists grow in their passions as play therapists, trauma therapists,and child and adolescent therapists.