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What Are You Grateful For?

Dr Lauren Tober | Posted 09.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr Lauren Tober

Two weeks ago, I put the invitation out for people to come and sit on the gratitude bench in Byron Bay, Australia. We asked everyone a very simple ...

How Gratefulness Leads to Mindfulness

Steven Crandell | Posted 07.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Steven Crandell

I made God an offer She couldn't refuse. I would be grateful for everything in my life, all my experiences - no matter how hard, no matter how pain...

10 Ways Gratitude Makes Your Life Better

Tom Casano | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

Science is producing mounting research that our lives are much better when we practice gratitude.

The Best Way to Transform Your Worries

Amy Crumpton | Posted 06.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Crumpton

photo: by David Marcu My son had been fighting for days with a viral infection. Sleep had only come to us briefly and lightly between h...

Gratitude Humbles A Giver

Kristi Nelson | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristi Nelson

Gratitude -- truly felt in all its glory as gratefulness -- is a humbling, vulnerable state of being, which arises in equal measure to our capacity to be truly receptive.

Mad Woman or Healer? My Journey With the Thrive Course

Ama Nkwa | Posted 06.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ama Nkwa

This week's lesson in Arianna Huffington's Thrive course is about self forgiveness and gratitude. Wow, I have been musing on this teaching all week...

Your Best Day Every Day: The Potential of Mindfulness

Steven Crandell | Posted 06.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Steven Crandell

You see, mindfulness isn't about perfection or reaching some artificial standard. It starts -- and continues -- with the simple daily decision that you want to become aware of what's really going on in you and in your life.

How a Simple Bedtime Routine Changed My Family's Life

Sunday Tollefson | Posted 05.18.2015 | Parents
Sunday Tollefson

It's amazing how shifting our mindset to one of gratitude -- true, deep, fundamental gratitude -- changes lives.

The Long Goodbye

Tom Hahn | Posted 05.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tom Hahn

When the day arrives, the day you dreaded, the day you know that you put so far into the back of your mind, it had no possibility of ever coming tru...

Breaking The Cycle Of Scarcity Through The Eyes Of Gratitude

Juliana Park | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Juliana Park

Rather than live in a cycle of hopelessness and scarcity, I believe anyone can live each day in abundance. Just power-up your appreciation for what you do have and who you truly are, and break free.

A Pink Cast Heals More Than Bones

Angelina Massoia | Posted 06.27.2015 | College
Angelina Massoia

We've all been there. We have one of those weeks that make you want to stay in bed and cuddle your dog. Any combination of school, work, relationship, health, and personal drama seems unbearable as it simultaneously bombards you.

Celebrating the Little Moments

Helen J. Russell | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Helen J. Russell

When we allow ourselves to stop and feel grateful we are no longer peering out into a future that doesn't yet exist. Now we're really living, in the only place it is possible for us to live -- the here and now. That's what I loved most about that moment yesterday. I was nowhere else.

Through the Looking Glass

Kathy Walsh | Posted 05.13.2015 | Parents
Kathy Walsh

e become what we believe. Our thoughts are powerful. Thoughts become things. Well, this is also true in how we see our children. How we see them contributes to who they become.

Gratitude Is the Gift That Keeps on Giving

Kathy Walsh | Posted 04.12.2015 | Parents
Kathy Walsh

Life is a reflection how we perceive it. Our energy creates our reality. This is an important concept to teach children. The best way, as always, is to model the behavior. Modeling a positive attitude no matter what happens in the day is one of the keys to a joyful life.

Lessons on Contagious Optimism, Hope and Global Citizenship

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 04.01.2015 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

This morning I was walking on the sea shore on the outskirts of Rome, in the city of Ostia, where I find some time to relax and recharge my batteries.

How to Stop Worrying

Cliff Hsia | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Cliff Hsia

It's been a long process over the years to get to a point where I can brush off my worries pretty quickly. Here's the steps that I follow to overcome my worries that I'd like to share with you to live a freer and less anxious life...

3 Holiday Giving Tips From Ebenezer Scrooge

Steven Crandell | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Steven Crandell

When Scrooge casts off his mean and greedy persona, he embraces giving and turns his constrained life into a celebration.

'Tis the Season To Be Grateful

Kathy Walsh | Posted 02.08.2015 | Parents
Kathy Walsh

My mother used to say to me, "When someone asks you how you are, don't say 'good,' say 'great.'" She taught me that almost 50 years ago and I still do it today.

This Is What The Black Voices Family Is Thankful For

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 11.27.2014 | Black Voices

This year, Thanksgiving came at a time of great unrest in the black community. Thousands of protesters disrupted calm across the whole of America a...

Practicing Mindfulness for You and Your Child

Kathy Walsh | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Walsh

What we focus on grows. Shedding light on the positive aspects of your child continues for many years to come. Believe in them even when they don't believe in themselves. When you wake up in the morning, before the day gets hectic, spend a moment visualizing your child.

Being Grateful for What You Have: Stories of Thankfulness

Austin Schneider | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Austin Schneider

Remember, there are millions of people who would love to do what you do every day.

Personal Reflections on Thanksgiving and Cancer

Ann Fry | Posted 01.24.2015 | Fifty
Ann Fry

As Thursday winds down and people leave, and the dishes are washing in the dishwasher, I'll take a private moment to be grateful for my being cancer-free now for five years, for my son being cancer-free for over a year and for all the opportunities I am blessed with.

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.

How Travel Taught Me Every Day Is a Gift

Cliff Hsia | Posted 12.21.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Travel makes us cross roads that we have never been on before. Because we are in a different land, everything is new and fresh.

Are You a Beast of Burden?

Steven Crandell | Posted 10.01.2014 | Impact
Steven Crandell

Giving can be more than donating money, more than volunteering time and expertise. Giving can be a way of living. Here's my epiphany: I can "bes...