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A person’s principles or standards of behavior; one’s judgment of what is important in life.

Start Simple. Give Freely.

The smallest gestures can mean the most.

Here are ideas to inspire you.

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PERMA Enhancing Practices: Connection

Connection enhances engagement and relationships.

Positive Emotion

Developing feelings of contentment and joy.


Being absorbed, interested, and involved in an activity.


Feeling loved, supported, and valued by others. Other people matter!


Having a sense of purpose, feeling life is valuable and worth living, or connecting to something greater than ourselves.


Working toward and reaching goals and feeling able to complete tasks and daily responsiblities. Feeling of mastery and acheivement.