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Attitude of Gratitude

From Grr To Gratitude

Christine Carter | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter

In the big picture, this was really nothing. We have dealt with much more sickness and procedures and surgeries and longer bouts of misery than this. But by the last hour of this struggle, my daughter's moaning and crying got the best of me and I lost it.

We Asked New Yorkers Who They Were Thankful For, Got Heartwarming Answers

Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living

If you think that thankfulness can only be served up beside a roasted turkey and a pumpkin pie, think again. It’s something that can -- and even sho...

How to Gracefully Accept a Compliment

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 04.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jacqueline Whitmore

Gratitude is the only acceptable way to acknowledge someone's kind remarks. Sincere thankfulness won't give off the appearance of pride or vanity. Instead, it shows you acknowledge a person's recognition and appreciation.

How to Feel Like a Successful Working Mom (Hint: It's Gratitude)

Drea Bernardi | Posted 04.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Drea Bernardi

I have a long way to go before I become a saint of any kind. But there is some good news. I have found that gratitude is an actionable tool that, when used, can switch my thinking around and get me into a place of acceptance and maybe even happiness.

Here's How Gratitude Affects The Human Body

Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living

"Thank you." These two little words may not seem exceptional on their own, but they can have an enormous impact on your mental and physical well-being...

How To Teach Your Kids To Be Grateful In A Rude World

Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living

Since your children were very young, you’ve been engaging in the daily exercise of teaching them manners. You remind them to cover their mouths when...

7 Lies Successful People Don't Believe

Peggy Nolan | Posted 03.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Peggy Nolan

Have you ever stopped to think what makes a person happier or more successful than you or someone you know? What if I were to show you the way? What if I were to share with you seven lies we tell ourselves and how to counteract them and be happy?

The Power of Appreciation

Alex Lyman | Posted 04.25.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

The art of the thank you note has evolved over the years. It used to be when you received a gift, or someone helped you in some way, you would send a note to express your appreciation for their efforts.

How I Plan to Make 2015 About Being, Not Doing or Having

Alka Pratap | Posted 04.03.2015 | Women
Alka Pratap

The fundamental mistake I've always made has been to pursue my goals and seek fulfillment through them. When I think back, this doesn't seem like a great recipe for a happy life because I tend to strive for things that aren't all that easy to achieve.

The Power of Reflection, Gratitude and Letting Go

Laurie Seymour | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Laurie Seymour

In order to fully embrace your own story, you have to have immersed yourself in the chapters already written -- the ones that come before the pages you will write in the coming months.

5 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Thank You Notes

Nell Minow | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Nell Minow

This is one communication that can only be done old school -- no emails or texts. It has to be on paper, in an envelope, and mailed. The experience of writing a thank you note does as much for the sender as the receiver.

This Holiday Season, Cop an Attitude... of Gratitude

Lisa Haisha | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

If you've struggled with gratitude in the past, now is the perfect time to develop this life-changing attitude.

3 Healthy Ways To Deal With Jealousy

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

There's a line you don't want to cross, and there are ways to deal with jealousy when it arises. Jealousy can eat away at you and keep you from making progress in life. Here are three ways to deal with jealousy.

A Journey Toward Increasing Self Awareness and Gratitude

Martin Berusch | Posted 02.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Martin Berusch

I'm grateful that dog was there with me that day. I don't know if he was the catalyst or spark that led me to my higher self-awareness, or if he just happened to be there at the "right" time. All I know is that that that early morning at Juhu Beach was a momentous occasion for me.

Gratitude Beauty: My Favorite Color Cosmetics for Gifting, Receiving, and Glowing Compliments (Or, Colors of Gratitude in Action)

Miriam Ava | Posted 02.03.2015 | Style
Miriam Ava

Green beauty is so much fun! It allows us to play, create, celebrate & express ourselves in so many powerful ways.

Leadership Matters: Gratitude Leads to Greatness

Stedman Graham | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Stedman Graham

On Thanksgiving, most of us reminisce about the good times. We say thanks for all the gifts we've been given. But it's extremely valuable to practice gratitude for the challenges in our lives.

8 Reasons to Love Gratitude

Jamie Lauren Zimmerman, MD | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamie Lauren Zimmerman, MD

Social support can help us sustain any practice. One powerful way to build appreciation in your life is to exchange daily emails or texts with a "gratitude buddy" where you each list one to three things you're grateful for that day.

Acknowledging Our Shared History

Maura O'Neill | Posted 01.26.2015 | Politics
Maura O'Neill

As long as I have been able to vote elected officials at the local, state and federal level have struggled with what to do about immigration. When I u...

Why We Should Be Thankful This Thanksgiving

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 01.26.2015 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

Thanksgiving is Thursday and as I was pondering all we really have to be thankful for, I find myself constantly diverted by the 24-hour news cycle which feasts on tragedy, turmoil and treachery rather than thankfulness.

Gratitude Is a State: On Being a Sacred Stream for Good

Miriam Ava | Posted 03.16.2015 | Impact
Miriam Ava

Render gratitude into a state through your being. Once you view life as the unfolding miracle that it is you begin to understand the cosmic glory of your experiences.

Thanks but No Thanks: Gratitude as Gimmick

Tara Woodard-Lehman | Posted 01.24.2015 | Religion
Tara Woodard-Lehman

I believe gratitude is a good, even necessary practice. But maybe some expressions of gratitude have a shadow side. Maybe gratitude isn't good when it's a gimmick. Maybe, before we fully embrace that "gratitude-attitude," we need to lament.

5 Tips to Have Your Best Day Ever

Mary Morrissey | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Morrissey

Actually, it is very easy to choose to live successfully one moment at a time and one day at a time. Hold out your hand -- you are looking at five fingertips that represent five "tips" from people who live successfully.

The 4 Most Powerful Lessons You Could Learn About Gratitude

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

Thanksgiving is a lifestyle that you can cultivate every single day of your life. Gratitude has been the key to every success and every victory in my life. Here are a few secrets about the power of gratitude.

Unbounded Gratitude

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

Gratitude despite any circumstances isn't easy. And so every time I look at the bracelet Peninnah gave me I think of what this gift revealed: gratitude that knows no bounds leads to openheartedness and openhandedness.

The Perfectly Imperfect Thanksgiving

Dannielle Miller | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dannielle Miller

The big days of the year and the big celebrations of life will never go 100-percent according to plan. They will never be perfect. And once we accept that, it becomes a whole lot easier to relax and let the genuine love, gratitude, and goodwill flow. And ironically, that's the exact moment when those special days really do become perfect.