Nurture Mental Wellbeing Through Gratitude:
L Lexi Breunig

Nurture Mental Wellbeing Through Gratitude:

Aug 20, 2023 · emotional wellness · mental health · resources · self awareness · self care · self compassion · social emotional learning

At Present Not Perfect, we believe that supporting the emotional wellness of families is not just a goal—it's our passion! Today, we want to dive deep into the beautiful practice of gratitude and how it can positively impact the mental wellbeing of both children and parents. Let’s explore the incredible benefits and discover how our sensory play kits can help foster a grateful mindset within your family.

Gratitude is a powerful tool that allows us to shift our focus from what's lacking to what's abundant in our lives. By cultivating gratitude as a regular practice, we can unlock a world of mental and emotional benefits that ripple throughout our families. Here's why practicing gratitude is a game-changer:

  1. Cultivates Positivity: When we actively express gratitude, we shift our perspective to notice the positive aspects of our lives. This rewiring of the brain towards positivity not only boosts our mental wellbeing but also helps our children develop a resilient and optimistic mindset.
  2. Strengthens Relationships: Gratitude acts as a bonding agent within families. When we express appreciation for one another, we build stronger connections and foster a supportive environment. It's a beautiful way to nurture love, respect, and empathy within our homes.
  3. Enhances Emotional Resilience: By practicing gratitude, we teach our children to find silver linings even in challenging situations. This resilience allows them to navigate life's ups and downs with greater ease and adaptability.

We've carefully curated our Fall Harvest kit to provide not only engaging experiences that encourage mindfulness, connection, and appreciation, but thoughtful prompts to guide you in talking about what your kids are grateful for. Through sensory play, your child can explore their senses, spark their imagination, and deepen their awareness of the present moment.

Remember, gratitude is a practice that flourishes with consistency and intention. Start small, be patient, and witness the incredible impact it can have on your family's mental wellbeing.

We are so grateful for all of you!

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