It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything, and a lot has changed in that time! As many of you may know, I became the most blessed mom in the world. Baby James is the biggest bundle of joy I could have ever imagined.
As busy as I’ve been as a mother, a lot has happened for me professionally also. For one thing, I have re-branded from Smarts and Stamina to MJ Shaar. With that re-branding, my website (mjshaar.com) and general email (firstname.lastname@example.org) have changed.
I’ve also re-centered my focus to applying positive psychology to the field of wellness. Yes, that should sound familiar- it’s what I’ve been doing for a long time. But while I used to discuss on sleep, food, mood, and exercise equally, I am now putting more emphasis on the psychological well-being piece.
Why put psychological well-being front and center, you might ask? There are many reasons, but here are the top three:
So with that, I co-published a new white paper, along with my friends at WELCOA. It explains how psychological well-being revolutionizes employee wellness and organizational culture. Please check it out to learn how to do a lot more, and do it better.
For the future of this blog, I am turning towards all sciences that contribute to psychological well-being and how they affect our physical health. And, as always, I will provide specific examples of how to integrate these gems into our health promotion efforts.
Lastly for today, there are a lot of opportunities for you to join me this month:
2017 is going to be a great year for wellness! I hope you can all join me for the ride, and I hope to hear from you soon!