Can games such as Dungeons and Dragons ease adolescent anxiety?
Now I have been a Dungeons and Dragons player for awhile now and have even Dungeon Mastered some adventures. This article makes me wonder if this could be applied in an individual, group, or family therapy type of intervention for people who are really imaginative.
Obviously more research and more connections need to be made before such a thing could occur but what do you think?
The Role of Anxiety Master
The one thing all humans have in common is that each of us wants to be happy, says Brother David Steindl-Rast, a monk and interfaith scholar. And happiness, he suggests, is born from gratitude. An inspiring lesson in slowing down, looking where you’re going, and above all, being grateful.
This ted talk is a great reminder that whether we are a counselor or a participant in life we should be grateful for as many moments of our lives as possible. Every moment is an opportunity to be grateful and from gratefulness we are able to be happier.
A life secret that helps you as a counselor (whether camp or professional) and as an individual in life.
Want to be happy? Be grateful