Recently the field of psychology has been shifting away from medical models of pathology toward models of wellbeing. Positive psychology researcher Dr. Barbara Fredrickson defines “flourishing” as living “within an optimal range of human functioning, one that connotes goodness, growth, and resilience.” In this episode, Drs. Diana Hill and Debbie Sorensen will outline 3 of 7 principles for flourishing: 1. Live by your values 2. Hold your thoughts lightly 3. Eat and Move nutritiously Next week we will explore the remaining 4 principles for flourishing: 4. Promote sleep 5. Generate self-compassion 6. Practice social connection over social comparison 7. Embodiment in the Present Moment.