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Practicing Gratitude

A Riddle Just For Those Over 50

Nancy Solomon | Posted 01.17.2016 | Fifty
Nancy Solomon

You're walking down the street doing what you normally do -- running an errand, buying groceries -- when you stop spellbound in your tracks. You've seen something startling. It's in the store window staring back at you and it's not a mannequin. Quick. What is it?

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...

Two Traits That Predict Happiness

Eric Fluckey | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Eric Fluckey

Happiness is important to us as individuals and society as a whole. While finding out which traits can predict levels of happiness is a fun exercise, maybe there's a bigger lesson to be learned.

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 Is What Really Happens When You Practice Gratitude Every Day

Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Holmes

It's been a week and a half since I started my gratitude journey -- but what I've realized is that this project is just that: A journey. This isn't something that's going to end once the challenge is over or the hashtag fades into oblivion. Gratitude isn't just an assignment, but a habit. A habit that needs to be practiced and nurtured.

Wheelchair Wisdom: All I've Got Is Yours

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

I believe that life is an ongoing journey and with each passage in life, we question, make mistakes, learn, create, expand, grow, transform, and celebrate each step of the way.

WATCH: A Guided Meditation On Gratitude

Posted 10.04.2013 | Healthy Living

Some of the happiest people know that gratitude -- just mentally acknowledging the things you feel for which you feel thankful -- is a simple practice...

Skip The Resolutions And Stick To The Practices

Connie Corley | Posted 03.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Connie Corley

The challenge of creating motivation for making changes by using resolutions is that they are notoriously hard to keep. The notion of practice, however, has an appeal because practice is a part of learning a new skill, moving toward improvement, and it is both a noun and a verb!

Compare and Despair

Liana Gergely | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Liana Gergely

How do you take off the "lack glasses" that are keeping you from the abundance of your own life? Keep the focus on you and practice gratitude. It's not about going into a comparison and being grateful because what you have is better than what the other person has.

Gratitude = Happiness

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 01.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

If we want to be happy, and to raise happy kids, we need to practice gratitude -- deliberately, and consistently, or we may end up feeling more entitled than appreciative.