Sometimes the Best Antidote Is Shared Gratitude

Feeling stressed? Discouraged? Stuck? Gratitude is such a strong antidote to many negative emotions but only when we actually feel grateful. Sure, we can think about a list of things that are [...]

Being Thankful this Season: Are You Doing Gratitude Wrong?

The holidays and the upcoming New Year make this a great time to reflect and be thankful for all we have. The spirit of Thanksgiving is a perfect example. Yet, it can be easy to get caught up in [...]

Pausing for a Moment of Gratitude – Besides feeling good, there are many benefits

How often do you pause to be grateful?  I know how good it makes me feel and I’ve read about the many benefits, so I want to find more times to experience gratitude. So as I sit here, working in [...]

Be Careful What You Notice – It Creates Your Reality and What’s Possible

Out of all the information that surrounds us coming in from all of our five senses, we actually only notice an extremely small percentage. According to Shawn Achor in his book, Before [...]

Does this Positivity Stuff Actually Make a Difference? Here’s my story

I often quote the benefits of spending more time in positive emotions based on a variety of studies, but there’s nothing like a personal example to help make it real so I wanted to share my [...]

My Insight from the TV Show, Alone

We just finished watching season 2 of “Alone” on The History Channel.  I have to say, it was a little different than what I expected.  The show starts with 10 people being dropped off, each in [...]

Why I’m Grateful for Singing in the Shower, Star Trek, and Straws

I agree.  These sound like very strange things to be grateful for, but let me explain.  The reason I listed “singing in the shower,” is because my 10-year-old daughter loves to belt out a song [...]

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