- Daily Ritual
- Backed by Science
- Start your day with gratitude: An ancient practice backed by ground-breaking scientific research for a happy, fulfilling and meaningful life.
- Inspiring daily quotes to help you feel positive and keep you motivated.
- Daily Affirmations to build empowering beliefs and challenge negative thoughts.
- Easy to follow daily AM/PM exercises for greater mindfulness, self awareness, deeper reflections, and clarity whilst cultivating positivity.
- Address anxiety with thoughtful prompts to help you work through anxious feelings.
- Better connect with yourself, others and improve relationships as you gain self-awareness.
- Reframe your mindset to focus on positivity and cultivate good habits to support you in accomplishing your life goals.
- Small changes lead to big changes over time: Six month long daily practice and monthly check-ins help you to build good habits and progress towards lasting change.
- Build Confidence and Resilience by following the steps in the journal, you will create a plan to push through barriers that hold you back and keep you from becoming the person you want to be.
“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”
AM: Morning Routine
Choose positivity, confidence and gratitude for your day as you answer a few simple questions.PM: Evening Routine
Reflect on the happenings and thoughts of the day, focusing on the positive to set you up to experience better days
- Practising daily gratitude resulted in a healthier sleep cycle,increased health, happiness and an ability to cope with change (L.F. Cunha et al., 2019).
- Gratitude can reduce the frequency and duration of episodes of depression (Wood, A.M. et al., 2008).
- Individuals who expressed gratitude for their partner not only felt more positive toward the other person but also felt more comfortable expressing concerns about their relationship (Joyce L. T. et al., 2019).
- Gratitude helped build resilience after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, reducing depressive symptoms and encouraging post crisis growth (Fredrickson, B. L. et al., 2003).
- Participants who wrote about what they were grateful for were more optimistic and felt better about their lives than those who wrote about negative events. The study went further to show that people who practised expressing gratitude more readily expressed positive emotions like joy, love, and optimism than negative destructive emotions like envy, resentment and bitterness (Robert A. Emmons, 2003).
- Feelings of happiness and experiencing positive emotions can increase our chances of success (Lyubomirsky, King, & Diener, 2005).
- Affirmations help to centre individuals to focus on positive self-beliefs and values when faced with difficulty and reduce the likelihood of individuals experiencing stress and negative thoughts arising from hardship or pain (Sherman et al., 2009).
- People who spend a few minutes everyday before bed writing down the things that have blessed their life that day are far happier (Seligman, M. E. et al., 2005).
- Participants were asked to journal for three consecutive days over a few months and all who took part were not only happier but reported less illness. They also slept better and had increased energy and focus (Jeffries D., 2019).
- Stress can affect and disrupt your skin barrier (Garg A et al., 2001).
- Psychological stress can have aggravating effects of inflammation, skin aging (Y Chen et al. 2014)
- A study found a strong correlation between stress and acne severity (Zari,S et al., 2017)
Zari, S., & Alrahmani, D. (2017). The association between stress and acne among female medical students in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Clinical, cosmetic and investigational dermatology, 10, 503–506. https://doi.org/10.2147/CCID.S148499
Chen, Y., & Lyga, J. (2014). Brain-skin connection: stress, inflammation and skin aging. Inflammation & allergy drug targets, 13(3), 177–190. https://doi.org/10.2174/1871528113666140522104422
Garg, A., Chren, M. M., Sands, L. P., Matsui, M. S., Marenus, K. D., Feingold, K. R., & Elias, P. M. (2001). Psychological stress perturbs epidermal permeability barrier homeostasis: implications for the pathogenesis of stress-associated skin disorders. Archives of dermatology, 137(1), 53–59. https://doi.org/10.1001/archderm.137.1.53
Cunha, L. F., Pellanda, L. C., & Reppold, C. T. (2019). Positive psychology and gratitude interventions: A randomized clinical trial. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, Article 584. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00584
Dabas, G., Vinay, K., Parsad, D., Kumar, A., & Kumaran, M. S. (2020). Psychological disturbances in patients with pigmentary disorders: a cross-sectional study. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV, 34(2), 392–399. https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.15987
Dispenza, J. (2012). (Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself: How To Lose Your Mind And Create A New One) [By: Dispenza, Dr. Joe] [Mar, 2012]. Hay House UK.
Emmons, R. A., & McCullough, M. E. (2003). Counting blessings versus burdens: An experimental investigation of gratitude and subjective well-being in daily life. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84(2), 377–389. https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-3514.8
Fredrickson, B. L., Tugade, M. M., Waugh, C. E., & Larkin, G. R. (2003). What good are positive emotions in crisis? A prospective study of resilience and emotions following the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11th, 2001. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84(2), 365–376. https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-35126.96.36.1995
Jeffries D. (2019). Books: The 4 Pillar Plan: How to Relax, Eat, Move, Sleep Your Way to a Longer, Healthier Life: More Motion, Less Commotion. The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 70(690), 33. https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp20X707633
Leong, J., Chen, S. X., Fung, H., Bond, M. H., Siu, N., & Zhu, J. Y. (2020). Is Gratitude Always Beneficial to Interpersonal Relationships? The Interplay of Grateful Disposition, Grateful Mood, and Grateful Expression Among Married Couples. Personality & social psychology bulletin, 46(1), 64–78. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167219842868
Lyubomirsky, S., King, L., & Diener, E. (2005). The Benefits of Frequent Positive Affect: Does Happiness Lead to Success? Psychological Bulletin, 131(6), 803–855. https://doi.org/10.1037/0033-2909.131.6.803
Seligman, M. E., Steen, T. A., Park, N., & Peterson, C. (2005). Positive psychology progress: Empirical validation of interventions. American Psychologist, 60(5), 410
Sherman, D. K., Cohen, G. L., Nelson, L. D., Nussbaum, A. D., Bunyan, D. P., & Garcia, J. (2009). Affirmed yet unaware: Exploring the role of awareness in the process of self-affirmation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97(5), 745–764. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0015451
Wood, A. M., Maltby, J., Gillett, R., Linley, P. A., & Joseph, S. (2008b). The role of gratitude in the development of social support, stress, and depression: Two longitudinal studies. Journal of Research in Personality, 42(4), 854–871. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2007.11.0
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Beauty is a state of mind ™
At Sachi Skin we are dedicated to changing the way you think and feel about your skin and yourself - to always feel comfortable in the skin you're in.
We recognise that your skin is affected by a myriad of factors including your mental and emotional state. This journal is a testament to our philosophy in taking care of your mental and emotional well-being and our commitment to supporting you in your personal growth towards a happier, confident and better you.
What makes your journal unique from other journals?
Our journal is a respectful thank you to the ancient practises of gratitude now backed by scientific studies to promote happiness and well-being. Our unique prompts and questions will guide towards a happier, more confident and resilient you.
Who is this journal for?
The journal can be used by anyone who is committed to growing, learning for a confident, happier and more resilient you.
How long does the journal last?
The Journal has six months of guided daily pages with monthly check-ins and additional blank pages. The daily pages are undated, so you can start and end the journal anytime but we recommend that you stick to a continuous six month routine for best results.
What is your return and refund policy? We are committed to ensuring that you are happy with our products. If you are unhappy please feel free to return your journal within 2 weeks as long as it is unused and resellable. You will need to pay for return shipping postage and we suggest you use a signed for option to ensure we receive this back in good condition. We cannot be held responsible for any lost deliveries or incomplete addresses leading to delays and issues. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions, we will be happy to help.
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Both have the exact same contents, they just have different coloured covers.
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What’s inside the journal?
- Daily quote to inspire & motivate.
- Morning gratitude
- Daily affirmations
- Setting goals and intentions for the day.
- Helping build self awareness by reflecting on thoughts and feelings.
- Celebrate wins from the day.
- Evening reflections to celebrate, grow and improve daily.
- Check-ins to build good habits and progress for lasting change.
- Six months journal
To be successful with journaling and to achieve your goals, you need to journal daily for about 5-10 minutes in the morning and at night.
The States of Change AM/PM Daily Journal helps you structure your day into a routine of AM and PM so that you practice twice a day. This dedication is optimal in shifting your mindset into a positive and powerful state.
“We forget that we have the power to change anything and everything.”
Bozoma Saint John
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