Tag Archives: Gratitude

31+Days of Gratitude: Lessons Learned

Research tells us that gratitude can give us a better life. With that in mind, I practiced 31 days of gratitude during which I realized I’m grateful to be on the path with you, inspired by you.  I’m grateful for the healing path attachment theory points us to. Hopefully this simple video expresses my gratitude. […]

Give Thanks and Prosper

Give Thanks and Prosper

from Northeastern University, April 1, 2014   http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-04-prosper.html I found this an interesting study exploring whether we can actually cultivate a quality, in this case an emotion.  The study looks at cultivating gratitude with the hope that it will pay off in more patience for people.  I’m a firm believer that we can cultivate emotions and […]

The simple truth: a practice of gratitude helps change the way you think (and yes, it’s true, simple ain’t always easy!)

“Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.” ~Doris Day, American entertainer Before I started writing gratitude lists, I know that I spent most of my time in disillusionment, disappointment, resignation, bitterness and fear. I was negative by habit. And can still be if I don’t keep practicing the things that remind me that I have other […]

Fra Giovanni Giocondo’s Wisdom from 1513 Still Pertinent Today

  [Fra Giovanni Giocondo (c.1435-1515) was a Renaissance pioneer, accomplished as an architect, engineer, antiquary, archaeologist, classical scholar, and Franciscan friar. Today we remember him most for his reassuring letter to Countess Allagia Aldobrandeschi on Christmas Eve, 1513.]   I salute you. I am your friend, and my love for you goes deep.  There is […]

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