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Reframing Forgiveness

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We can't force someone to forgive. Therefore, the road to forgiveness may also involve understanding the person who has harmed us. This requires starting off on a journey that may entail a close examination of the person we need to forgive. The journey can be long and torturous.

How Thank You Notes Boost Your Business

Janet Odgis | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Janet Odgis

Although we possess more tools than ever for instantaneous communication, we tend to neglect some of the niceties that have elevated human interaction for centuries. Case in point: the handwritten thank you note.

Thank You Dad

Natalie Romero | Posted 06.17.2016 | Parents
Natalie Romero

I will admit that I lived a fairly sheltered life. Growing up in my world there was no such thing as an absent father. I was fairly old before I realized that not all families had a Dad. I was even older before I realized that sometimes even a Dad who hasn't left a family is an absent father.

Thank You from a Gay Guy

Domenick Scudera | Posted 06.16.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

This week has been rough for those of us in the LGBTQ community. First, the horrific murders in Orlando hit like a ton of bricks on Sunday morning. ...

The Problem With 'No Problem'

Laura A Boggs | Posted 06.14.2016 | Style
Laura A Boggs

Me: Thanks. You: No Problem. Hmm. Is it really no problem? I wonder. I can't help it. I'm a word girl. And a tad insecure, in a lovable (I hope) ...

A Letter to the New Love of His Life

Jessica Winterstern | Posted 06.09.2016 | Women
Jessica Winterstern

Photo by Laurent Levy I was going through my files the other day, when I came across a raw piece of writing I had journaled several months ago. It ha...

A Letter to My Mental Illness

Michelle Anneliese | Posted 05.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Michelle Anneliese

Of course, you must be entirely confused as to why I would thank something that sounds and feels so terrible. But, I will happily explain.

I Got a Thank You From My Daughter!

Sandy Thomas | Posted 05.23.2016 | Parents
Sandy Thomas

Like many parents, I sometimes feel overworked and under appreciated. A golden opportunity presented itself today, and I did not hesitate to take action. My daughter Mabel asked for my help. She was leaving for a rehearsal and needed to respond to a couple of time sensitive emails. When she handed me her laptop she handed me the means of reparation.

Is Your Email Sign-Off Annoying?

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 03.17.2016 | Arts

In the world of social niceties, email sign-offs are the Wild West. Anything goes; there are no established standards. One man’s well-meaning “Tha...

Evicting My Abuser

Jenn Bovee | Posted 03.16.2016 | Women
Jenn Bovee

I remember the day it all came to a head. I was just casually talking to a client and it hit me: I am not motivating myself by the way I treat me! I suffer from a little defiance issue, so if anything I'm doing the exact opposite!Yes, the "person" and "individual" I referred to is totally ME!

These Teachers Changed My Life

Michael Mulligan | Posted 02.22.2016 | Education
Michael Mulligan

In the schoolyard, spontaneous fights igniting daily. Less regularly, down the road in dirt lots hidden from adult eyes, carefully orchestrated donnyb...

The Impact of a Thank You Note

Dianna Booher | Posted 02.18.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

Super salespeople excel at writing thank-you notes. That's why they stay at the top of their game and drive BMWs.

To The Woman Who Loved Unnecessarily

Annalise Green | Posted 02.01.2016 | Women
Annalise Green

Sometimes in life you come across a love so strong, so pure, and given so unnecessarily that you can't help but be eternally grateful... You see, my ...

Saying 'Thank You' Could Change Your Brain

Science of Us | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

Time and again, studies have shown that performing simple gratitude exercises, like keeping a gratitude diary or writing letters of thanks, can bring a range of benefits, such as feelings of increased well-being and reduced depression, that often linger well after the exercises are finished.

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Life Through Gratitude

Grace Bluerock | Posted 01.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Here are some ways you can start practicing gratitude today:

The Importance Of Saying Thank You

Tamsen_Fadal | Posted 12.30.2015 | Good News
Tamsen_Fadal

A new year is upon us. And, like I do every year, I promise myself I will not miss yoga, I will eat as close to the earth as I can and I wwill try to have balance in my life. But...but...but... But, when we look at things we wanted to change from resolutions about success or weight or money, think about the power of words.

How To Celebrate The Best Parts Of The Holidays All Year Long

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 12.26.2015 | Healthy Living

After weeks of preparation, menu planning, decorating and addressing greeting cards, just like that another holiday season has passed us by. Although ...

A Letter to My Teacher

Erin Parker | Posted 12.15.2015 | Education
Erin Parker

Dear Teacher, There are so many things I wish I would have said to you while I occupied a desk in your classroom, once I graduated, or anytime really...

The Unnecessary 'Thank You'

Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes | Posted 12.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes

How would you like to meet a mother who tells you she is frustrated? She complains: Her child never thanks her for feeding it, and raising it. And it ...

7 Ways Jews Give Thanks

S.R. Hewitt | Posted 11.24.2015 | Religion
S.R. Hewitt

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How to Give Genuine Thanks at Thanksgiving Dinner

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 11.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Greater Good Science Center

For the shy adult or the grumpy teen, expressing gratitude around the Thanksgiving table can seem awkward and trite. Yet it's basically compulsory -- saying "nothing" or "I don't know" when it's our turn to speak won't endear us to our family members.

100 Things To Be Grateful For

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living

We take stock of the monumental moments -- that promotion at work, spending another holiday with our loved ones -- but what about the tiny treasures? ...

Why Starting a Gratitude Journal Can Be As Good for Your Waist Size As It Is for Your Peace of Mind

Gregg McBride | Posted 11.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Gregg McBride

As dieters, we often get caught up in what we don't have (a certain waist size, skinny jeans, self-acceptance -- you name it). This is why the Thanksg...

Perpetual Self-Renewal

Paras Shah | Posted 11.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Paras Shah

I am not sure of what the future holds, and the thought of playing it safe, while tempting, scares me. I do not want to sink into complacency--I want to explore with outstretched arms and an open mind.

8 Ways 'Soul Food' The Movie Perfectly Portrayed Thanksgiving In A Black Family

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 11.19.2015 | Black Voices

This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moments and ...