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Gratitude Practice

What's All The Hype About Using A Gratitude Journal?

Natalie Fox | Posted 06.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Natalie Fox

I'd never really understood the term 'practice gratitude'. I just thought that gratitude was an excuse, something that you said to people that were moaning about their situation, "You should be more grateful because some people are worse off than you" kind of thing.

Divorce: A Loss and Profit Balance Sheet

Karin Schott | Posted 06.08.2016 | Divorce
Karin Schott

There was this pot, that belonged to my ex husband when we moved in together, it was heavy, solid. It made a clean pot of popcorn, no kernels burned t...

What Are You Choosing

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Hyder Zahed

Activating the virtue of compassion is what establishes it as the cornerstone of positive social interconnection and humanism. The reward, of treating ourselves and others with compassion is that we feel contented in our hearts knowing that we are helping humanity evolve to greater peace and harmony.

4 Easy Exercises to Shift Your Mood in 5 Minutes or Less

Jenny Mannion | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Jenny Mannion

We have so many tools available to us when we get present for even a few minutes that can make our life feel much more in flow. When in flow we feel happy, joyful and that energy attracts more and more wonderful people and situations to our lives.

21 Things I Will Never Take For Granted Again After Visiting India

M. Shannon Hernandez | Posted 02.08.2016 | Travel
M. Shannon Hernandez

I travel to learn more about the people and cultures of the world, more about the beautiful planet we inhabit, and more about myself. Also, as part of...

How to Add Gratitude Into Your Daily Life

Chloe Wigan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Chloe Wigan

Over the past decade I've been devoted to practicing gratitude and based on my experience I truly believe that adding gratitude into your daily life is so powerful. And on that note, here are eight tips to help you add more gratitude into your every day life:

Recovering From Betrayal: 7 Steps That Will Change Your Life

Kristen Brown | Posted 01.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kristen Brown

I understand it hurts, and it hurts really badly. No one deserves to be treated the way you were. No one deserves to feel emotional pain tearing throu...

Thank You for Everything, I Have No Complaint Whatsoever

Richard Kronick | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Richard Kronick

To whoever or whatever is behind all of this, this life, I am grateful.

A Five-Minute Gratitude Practice to Live an Awesome Life

Connie Andrea Trowbridge | Posted 12.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Connie Andrea Trowbridge

Utilize the power of gratitude to consciously and consistently attract yourself the abundance and happiness that we all deserve to experience in life.

Gratitude Can Transform Your Life. Here's How.

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.30.2015 | Religion

There are moments in life when gratitude sneaks up on us. You step out of the freezing winter cold and into a warm cafe. Your phone buzzes, and you se...

The Power of Gratitude in a Life of Recovery

Jamison Monroe, Jr. | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamison Monroe, Jr.

Giving thanks shouldn't be reserved for one day a year. When practiced on an ongoing basis, gratitude can change our lives in ways we might never have imagined -- taking us from the darkest depths into a world in which anything is possible.

Faking Gratitude: Being Thankful During Tough Times

Uzma Yunus | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Uzma Yunus

I questioned if one could experience joy by faking "gratitude"? I tried and this is what I learned by pretending to be grateful.

Thankful to Be Happy or Is It Happy to Be Thankful? Six Steps to Be Happy, Healthy and Successful

Marilyn Tam | Posted 11.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn Tam

Whether you are blue from immediate circumstances or grieving memories and other disappointments, there are ways out of that valley of misery. Here are six steps that may help.

Unleash Gratitude in Your Life!

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

Gratitude is one of my favorite things in the whole world. Here are a few lessons on how you can unleash gratitude in your life.

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

Richard Kronick | Posted 10.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Richard Kronick

We all know that our brains learn by repetition. So, if we want to learn a new skill or habit, repetition is key. We learn by practice. Doesn't it make sense then that the thoughts we "practice" over and over become our habits and eventually shape our character and personality?

Practicing Gratitude During Divorce

Divorce Magazine | Posted 10.26.2015 | Divorce
Divorce Magazine

Practicing gratitude during divorce and beyond is a great tool for increasing health and optimism in life. It changes the focus from "poor me" to seeing the positives in your situation.

5 Ways to Rock Your Feminine Super Powers

Kate Neligan | Posted 07.24.2016 | Women
Kate Neligan

When the masculine and feminine energies in each of us are in harmony then we will see this mirrored back to us with healthier relationships, less violence in the news, more creative solutions for the environment, and more loving exchanges in both the home and the workplace.

Gratitude Is a Verb: You Don't Need to Feel Great to Be Grateful

Jodi Meryl Wallace | Posted 07.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Jodi Meryl Wallace

Gratitude is a practice. It is skill that has to be developed, and when you don't feel well, it doesn't come easy.

A Thank You to My Best Friend in Elementary School for Teaching Me My Favorite Color Is Blue

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 05.11.2016 | Good News
Kay Tacke Morse

I got divorced and then decided to get to the bottom of me for better for worse. I tucked in with my kids, licked my wounds and lies. Then I ventured out to dating world. I had a couple of almosts, a plethora of interesting folks and a handful of no ways.

Grateful For Being Given Away

Amanda Yuill | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda Yuill

Thanks to her courage in giving me up to an unknown family who were truly ready and excited to welcome another child into their lives, I am living the life of my dreams.

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.

Big Things, Little Things, Personal Things: My Personal Gratitude Journey

Aenslee Tanner | Posted 06.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Aenslee Tanner

Instead of worrying about all I was doing wrong, all the ways I was coming up short, I pushed myself to identify the positive qualities and efforts that I was putting forth each day. This felt a bit awkward and uncomfortable at first but after only a short while, the practice began to transform the way I viewed myself and my being in the world.

Hold Gratitude In Your Heart

Helen J. Russell | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Helen J. Russell

We're all experts at holding onto negative feelings. But it doesn't come as naturally to us to hold onto the good.

Awareness Of How Much I Have To Be Grateful For

Juliana Park | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Juliana Park

Instead of thinking about the money that I don't have, the people that don't love me, the activities that I haven't done yet, I can choose to appreciate all that I do have and all the things I have done.

3 Steps to Deepening Gratitude

Monisha Vasa | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Monisha Vasa

I am going to try to deepen my gratitude as and when it occurs, really feel that sense of greater wonder and consciousness in every aspect of my being. The beauty lies in how we each find the path that feels right to us.