With the pandemic, I’m still seeing a lot of loss. And there’s a lot of grief. And I think that there’s sometimes a place for a bowtie in the hospital because of that. Where someone can just see something that brings an uncanny joy to the situation. And before long, there’s two people connecting over something deeper.Russell Catania
- Checking items off of our to-do list is often the most exciting part of our week.
- We often choose recreational activities that drain our energy, distract from pain, and distance us from important relationships rather than refueling, rejuvenating, and re-energizing us.
- As we age, we tend to give up the very hobbies that once brought us the most joy.
- Like every dimension of life, the recreational dimension deserves close attention and intentionality.
- Intermittent fun activities can help us to persevere when life gets hard.
- We can change our attitude and outlook by performing fun activities even when we don’t feel like it.
- Consider the question, “How can I inject fun into the regular rhythms of my life?”
- When a relationship is feeling boring or stale, invest time and energy in planning a fun activity with that person.
- Within the next thirty days, pick up an old hobby or start a new one.
Sing And Dance
When the going gets tough, the tough start dancing? Join Dr. Michael Brown and Casey Greenawalt as they discuss the serious benefits of not taking life too seriously.
Create Special Memories
What if every single day of our lives was intentional, surprising, and memorable? This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Dr. Tyler Schwanz discuss the art and science of crafting powerful moments that leave a lasting impression.
Train Your Emotions
Two of the greatest barriers to our success and well-being are depression and lack of motivation. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and family physician Dr. Justin Brown introduce a mental health treatment through a life coaching lens.