Although you may not often think about it this way, your mental and emotional well-being is a source of personal “wealth” in much the same way as your financial resources. And just like your money, your emotional well-being can be accrued, invested, spent, or depleted.
How do you feel when your mental and emotional wealth account is full? You have plenty of energy, you feel resilient and able to handle what comes your way, and you feel calm and confident. On the opposite end of the spectrum, when your account is depleted you can feel drained, easily overwhelmed by life events, and either anxious or depressed (or both).
As a psychotherapist, I spend a good portion of my day helping people create and maintain emotional and mental well-being. In this blog, I hope to share with you some of what I know about how you can increase your own emotional and mental â€œwealthâ€