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The act of "Being Well" (not "wellbeing") involves the five elements of "PERMA".
Learning these state shifts in addition to conventional tools to do well will help you feel great when objectively you may already be great.
Some tools Martin Seligman suggests are:
To flourish is not to "learn to manage."
It is to live daily in a state where you are able to really appreciate, celebrate, and value your accomplishments; where you know you have the inner strength and resilience to survive a crisis, rebuild when exhausted and still thrive.
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