Category Archives: Self Help

My New Book: Now Available on Amazon

smaller coverThe Snowball Effect: How to Build Positive Momentum in Your Life is NOW AVAILABLE!

My book just went live on Amazon and is in stock now! To get the book, click on this link: The Snowball Effect on Amazon 

I am so excited about this! If you like the book, please leave a positive review on Amazon! (And tell your friends, too!) I so appreciate you and think you will really like the book and find it extremely beneficial, practical, and uplifting!

The Snowball Effect identifies the various pitfalls in life that cause us to spiral down and provides us with powerful tools to turn our momentum around. Through personal stories, compelling case examples, and researched techniques, educator and psychotherapist Kristin Barton Cuthriell shows us how to live a positive, productive, and joyful life regardless of our situation and circumstances.

“The Snowball Effect offers a unique perspective on what it takes to move forward through life in the most productive and positive way.” -Chrisanna Northrup, New York Times bestseller

“I highly recommend this book…the lessons provide specific and precise tools for people wanting to clear out the negative and learn to focus on the positive gifts in life.” -Marney A. White, PhD, MS, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine

The Snowball Effect: How to Build Positive Momentum in Your Life  will show you how to:

  • Let go of resentment, harsh self-judgments, and explosive reactions.
  • Face your fears and live your dreams without becoming overwhelmed.
  • Have better relationships with others.
  • Take baby steps to move forward though life.
  • Live with gratitude and fully appreciate the moment.

Here is to you living a happy and healthy life full of positive momentum!


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What is Your Value?

valueWhat would happen if you were blind and someone gave you a $100.00 bill and told you that it was only one dollar?

To you, the value of the piece of paper in your hand would only be $1.00. You would miss the opportunity to buy your mother that new coat for her birthday because it cost $40.00. You would miss the opportunity to replace your holey shoes because you can’t find any at the dollar store. Matter-of-fact, you might even buy a candy bar at the local convenient store and tell the worker to keep the change. (Which might not be a bad thing as long as you can afford a $99.11 tip.)

The point is….The actual value of the $100.00 bill becomes irrelevant because, to you, it is only one dollar. Our self-worth is not so different. Continue reading

Today’s post is a little different

Today’s post is a little bit different from my usual posts.

Today, I want to start by thanking all of you who support my blog! Your likes, your comments, your feedback, your blog posts, and your encouragement means so much to me. This blogging thing has been such a neat experience, and I have gotten to know so many amazing people from all over the world. How cool is that? Very cool, I think. So, thank you! You all are very special!

I blog because I want to share what I learn with you, and I want to learn from you (which I do everyday- thank you). I am absolutely passionate about reading and researching. I search for evidence based happy healthy living tips and practices and then share them with you on this blog. Most of you know that I also work as a psychotherapist. Continue reading

Is Distorted Thinking Getting You Down? Let Positive Thinking Win Out Today.


positive thinkingRelated Posts:

A Mindful Day: A Sure Way to Improve Your Mood- The Snowball Effect

Emotional Regulation: Getting Your Emotions Out of the Driver’s Seat- The Snowball Effect

The ABC’s of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach- The Snowball Effect