Life can get crazy sometimes. It could be due to busy schedules, high demands, health issues, or maybe…a pandemic. When times are tough, it is helpful to remind ourselves to focus on what is in our control. A great place to focus on is on the well-being of our family. Our family is the best support we could have to help us get through anything, and there is nothing more valuable than our family being happy and healthy.
The PERMA-V model can be a useful tool when creating well-being strategies. This science-based model stems from positive psychology, and is an acronym that consists of six important building blocks: Positivity, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning, Achievement, and Vitality.
Implementing strategies following this model can help increase your family’s overall well-being. Here are some ideas to try:
If this seems overwhelming, try choosing one strategy to implement. Once your family is comfortable, then try adding additional strategies.
Authored by: Nuntiya Smith CAPP, APPCBio: Nuntiya Smith is a certified Positive Psychology Practitioner/Coach who has worked at the Davidson Institute for 17 years as a Family Consultant and Young Scholar Ambassador Program Manager.
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