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Gratitude Journal

How to Fall in Love With Yourself

Dajon Smiles | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Dajon Smiles

I realized I need to be OK with being just me! I want to fall in love with me. I want to find the gift and love in each day and even each moment. This is the day that I decided to start dating myself and add in some other fun practices as well. 

How to Let Go of Comparison and Practice Wholehearted Gratitude

Justine Brooks Froelker | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Justine Brooks Froelker

I need and want my gratitude to come from a place of wholeheartedness. I need and want my gratitude to come with perspective and not from comparison.

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...

Tips for Staying Healthy While Being a Caregiver for Someone Else

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

One of the most difficult aspects of being a caregiver for another person is finding time to take care of your own needs. Caregiving is an unpredictable, chaotic and continuous task so it can feel impossible to create a schedule that includes time for self-nurturing and rest.

5 Simple Ways To Express Gratitude And Other Lessons I Learned From My Mom

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 05.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Jacqueline Whitmore

When you keep a journal, you can look back and remember how much you have to be thankful for during the times when life doesn't seem to be going your way.

Gratitude Journaling May Enhance Health in Cardiac Patients

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

In a recent cross-sectional study on over 180 asymptomatic heart failure patients, we reported that more gratitude was associated with less depression, better sleep and less peripheral inflammation.

Practicing Mindful Gratitude

Hannah Ross Crane | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Hannah Ross Crane

Try out this happiness challenge, gratitude journaling, or even develop your own approach that is more tailored to your style. Whatever you chose, watch how your overall disposition shifts. The evidence in support of adopting such a practice is certainly convincing!

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.

5 Tips to Supercharge Your Gratitude List and Infuse Your Life With Joy

Tree Franklyn | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Tree Franklyn

When you do these five things, your gratitude journal moves from an activity of the mind to an activity of the heart. This daily practice doesn't just infuse your list with vibrancy and color, it infuses your life.

Gratitude In A Warring World

Pamela Alma Weymouth | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents
Pamela Alma Weymouth

I was raised to believe in the Charlie Brown version of Thanksgiving. Like many in my generation, I believed that Squanto and the Indians shared their corn willingly with the starving pilgrims in 1621 and taught them how to grow a bountiful harvest.

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.

Carina Kolodny

WATCH: 24 Little Things To Be Grateful For

HuffingtonPost.com | Carina Kolodny | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living

The difference between a good day and a bad day might have less to do with what actually happened and more to do with what you're choosing to see. ...

Ten Keys to Greater Life Balance

Dr. Randy Kamen | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Randy Kamen

Greater life balance lies within your reach. Focus on the big picture and keep in mind that small investments of time in the right places can transform your well-being and relationships.

The 1 Minute Blog. The 9-Year-Old and the Uzi Outcry.

Peg Melnik | Posted 10.28.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

If this country fears the proliferation of paramilitary police forces, it might want to consider our growing gun culture. The 9-year-old who accident...

The 1 Minute Blog. Earthquake, Close Call.

Peg Melnik | Posted 10.28.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

While Napa continues to pick itself up, people seem to be sizing up their homes as if they were the enemy. As quake stories continue to circulate, he...

The 1 Minute Blog. The Ice Bucket Challenge.

Peg Melnik | Posted 10.26.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

I was excited to accept the Ice Bucket Challenge in spirit, but I wasn't eager to feel the rush of chilled water overhead. That's when I had an epiph...

The 1 Minute Blog. Befriending the Enemy.

Peg Melnik | Posted 10.25.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

Foto and Ahmed were supposed to be enemies, soldiers at war when Ethiopia and Eritrea were embroiled in battle. Destiny had other plans. The Eritrea...

The 1 Minute Blog. Aftershocks.

Peg Melnik | Posted 10.24.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

With aftershocks of Sunday's 6.0 earthquake in the offing, those of us who live in Wine Country feel like we're walking a tightrope without a net. Th...

The 1 Minute Blog: Boy Flees War

Peg Melnik | Posted 10.24.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

The Eritrean said growing up in a war made him feel like he was a 30-year-old man when he just was 16. "War matures you," he told me.

The 1 Minute Blog: Graveyard Walk?

Peg Melnik | Posted 10.21.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

Norman Vincent Peale wrote about a doctor who gave his patient a peculiar prescription.

The 1 Minute Blog: Mo'Ne Madness

Peg Melnik | Posted 10.20.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

When Mo'Ne Davis graced the cover of Sports Illustrated, she gave America a sweet victory.

The 1 Minute Blog. Emotions Consuming You?

Peg Melnik | Posted 10.19.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

Lauren Anderson, a woman with one limb, has this advice: "Breathe deep and let the emotions pass. Once you calm down, you can deal with the situation ...

The 1 Minute Blog. Anger in Ferguson, Mo.

Peg Melnik | Posted 10.18.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

The town of Ferguson is on a short fuse. The world is watching to see what might ignite it. Whether it's a protester throwing a water bottle, or a p...

The 1 Minute Blog. Protesters and Looting.

Peg Melnik | Posted 10.17.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

The image of protesters in a cloud of tear gas made a photographer in Ferguson, Mo. feel like he was in Iraq or Beirut. Laurent Bryant, of the St. Lo...

The 1 Minute Blog. Robin and Parkinsons.

Peg Melnik | Posted 10.16.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

Robin's death gives us a window into this heartache.