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Attitude of Gratitude

The Power of Reflection, Gratitude and Letting Go

Laurie Seymour | Posted 01.06.2015 | 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 01.05.2015 | 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 12.29.2014 | 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 12.16.2014 | 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 12.15.2014 | 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 01.30.2015 | 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 01.28.2015 | 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 01.26.2015 | 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 01.24.2015 | 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.

The One Habit You Need To Succeed Above All Else

Jennifer Covington | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Covington

Contact the people in your life who have had a positive impact on you and let them know you appreciate them. You'll make their day and you'll create a ripple effect of gratitude throughout the world.

3 Reasons Clergy Matter Now More Than Ever

Rabbi Evan Moffic | Posted 12.22.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Evan Moffic

We matter because we can transmit truths and practices that bring meaning to life. Those truths often stand in contrast to the conventions of the larger culture. In fact, religion at its best teaches ideals and practices that are counter-cultural.

Just One More Song: Raising Awareness of Suicide on Yom Kippur

Rabbi Edward Bernstein | Posted 12.02.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Edward Bernstein

When we reflect on beautiful souls like Robin Williams and Rabbi Joel Wasser, we are reminded of life's mystery and fragility. They were both complex and ironic men who suffered greatly inside even as they brought great joy to others.

Divorce Blues? The 6-Stop Gratitude Positioning System

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 11.30.2014 | Divorce
Kat Forsythe, MSW

After my divorce, it seemed like every one of my loyal supporters told me to adopt an "attitude of gratitude." I understood the concept and appreciated their help, but I just wasn't feelin' it.

3 Steps To Connect To Your Life Purpose

Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD

There is no expert or self-help guru who will give you the answers to your life purpose. The answers you seek are within you. Mindful living will guide you to that place deep within you. When you reach that path of your purpose, you will look back and realize that you are exactly where you are suppose to be right now.

Why Are We All So Busy?

Aimee Raupp | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Aimee Raupp

I cherish down time. I love being present and in the moment. I honor my quiet, creative time. I am proud to be less busy and happy to have shifted my mindset from one of being too busy to one of living a full life.

Booing at Bingo

Fiona Finn | Posted 09.21.2014 | Money
Fiona Finn

Yesterday my twenty-four year old son sent me a message via Facebook about a local woman who won over $976,000 on a casino slot machine.

The Perils of Children Who Long to Be U.S. Citizens

Peg Melnik | Posted 09.13.2014 | Latino Voices
Peg Melnik

Gilberto Francisco Ramos Juarez will never have a chance to help his mother. The 15-year old Guatemalan boy died while trying to illegally cross into...

Are You Fluent in the Language of Love?

Peg Melnik | Posted 09.11.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

Are you too caught up in the mechanics of life to say "I love you?"