Listening to my friend lapse into the reality that at a certain age 'stuff happens,' I was getting a little down, as is to
2. Food gratitude (Grades 3-5) Ask the students to take a few deep breaths and bring their attention back into the room. Have
It hurts to admit this, naturally, but the truth is that if I'd been visiting him more frequently, I'd know he has a plethora
Give Back. As a female entrepreneur, I think it's important to foster entrepreneurship among the next generation. This is
But this kid of mine was having none of those worries. He kept turning the wheel, perhaps with the idea he might steer the
However, as we enter our final years, many grandparents question whether we will even be remembered. We have the power to shape the legacy we leave to our spiritual heirs in addition to whatever worldly goods we bequeath to them.
Conclusion: Considering the subject of luck can help us appreciate the moment and increase our compassion toward people who are less fortunate.
Conclusion: The parenting role of the father to his daughter may be one of the most difficult and significant of human relationships.
It wasn't an every day scene, but the fact that we were able to save some money and take a vacation like this, where we could
Sometimes I find myself living in my thoughts, and that's okay -- as long as I am able to differentiate these thoughts from reality. I'm taking a hard look at reality and realize how grateful I am for everything I have in my life...the positive and the negative.
Project Management: I treated my mother's health like a project. The doctors, specialists, and my family were the resources
I now know that being vulnerable is a good thing; I know that I am loved and that I am strong. I appreciate every day, the rainy storms, the sunshine, the good coffee in the morning, everything. I can't get enough of it. I am more fearless then ever and have never been more calm and relaxed.
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Every single day, in every single moment, we are telling ourselves something. That message is your practice. To be grateful, you must practice gratitude. You must make gratitude your practice.
When I invited Ash Grunwald and Lissie Turner (aka Mel Bampton) to come and sit on the Gratitude Bench in Byron Bay to talk about what they're most grateful for, I had no idea they'd share so deeply, authentically and passionately.
Is it possible to strive for more, desire more, work for more while still being deeply, profoundly grateful for all you have? Will being grateful make you complacent? I'm not sure, but it is what I've been working on for the past two months.
I wondered if my gratitude jar had opened the door to bad luck. Following our dear pup's death, the jar was a taunting, glass finger; one that nah, nah, nah-nah, nah dared me to find something good in my life. About a week after Midnite died, I plunked down at my desk with the jar in view.
Then, I did a bad thing. I piled all of these things one on top of another. I hugged them to myself, like they were precious