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Thankful

The Best Way To Help You Develop Gratitude

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.07.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Expressing gratitude has been linked to myriad health benefits, including enhancing your well-being, immune system and sleep. So how can you develop g...

Life-Changing Rituals

Julianne Boyland | Posted 06.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Julianne Boyland

The rituals certainly don't have to be like mine, but if you are some how letting go, renewing, and thankful in these rituals I believe your life will change for the good.

Ocean Waves: A Metaphor for Life's Challenges

Julianne Boyland | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Julianne Boyland

In each of these three life lessons I have learned that connecting to that greater force I call God puts me right where I need to be. When life is rolling along without much effort, don't forget to be thankful. Let your cup fill up and overflow. Share your gifts with others, count your blessings, and thank God for this miracle called life.

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...

7 Qualities of the Great Irishman James Duggan

James Calder | Posted 05.17.2015 | Impact
James Calder

This holiday is not just about pub-crawls, shamrock shakes, green beer and wearing green. It is about celebrating the loving and passionate people of Ireland and the powerful principles they live by each day.

Say I Can't and I'll Prove You Wrong

Chelsea Berler | Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Chelsea Berler

Living with a "can't" mindset can be debilitating and prevent us from reaching something truly great in our lives. But how do we shake it? How do we use the word "no" as fuel for our creativity and power for overcoming our obstacles? I'm going to tell you how I did it.

Snow Zen

Melissa DeCastro | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa DeCastro

Every winter could use a blizzard. Not for the lines for groceries or the hard commutes and cold weather faced by those outside, but as a reminder of our priorities.

This Video Uses Legos To Remind Us Of Our Own Mortality

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Thinking about the inevitability of death isn't an easy or comfortable thing to do, but this stop-motion, Lego-based video manages to make us smile in...

Uncertainty Is All Around Us

Susan Kaufman | Posted 02.03.2015 | College
Susan Kaufman

I have watched fear keep people from pursuing their own passions, from opening up to others and from letting love in. I, too, have let this fear harness me, and I have let complacency satisfy me. But this Thanksgiving has reminded me that there is beauty in the vast unknown.

These Breathtaking Photos Remind Us Exactly Why We Want To Fight So Hard Against Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Mohini Kundu | Posted 01.06.2015 | Green

When we talk about climate change, it's easy to get caught up in the politics and economic arguments and lose sight of what it is we're really fightin...

This Is What Sustains People In Need As Nuclear Families Spread Out

Mike Bushman | Posted 01.27.2015 | Fifty
Mike Bushman

As nuclear families shrink and spread out, it's relationships built on true friendship borne out of chance encounters that increasingly sustain people in times of need.

Thankful Moments

Melissa DeCastro | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa DeCastro

Thanksgiving is a day to bring joy to shared tables and appreciate exactly what you have at that moment.

(Gr)attitude

Bethany & Daniel Henderson | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents
Bethany & Daniel Henderson

This year, we're doing something different. No forcing ourselves to muster platitudes when we really don't feel like it. No mumbling half-hearted blanket statements. No, this year, we're acknowledging head-on all that drives us crazy every day.

Why I'm Thankful That I Stutter

Madeline Wahl | Posted 04.15.2015 | Women
Madeline Wahl

Stuttering was always considered a flaw. It was something that I had to live with for the rest of my life. Something that could be fixed -- maybe -- but would take years of effort. Everyone stutters at some point or another but for me it happened more often than I'd like and at times there was nothing I could do to fix it.

If You Don't Use It, You Lose It

Kayla Redig | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Kayla Redig

Practicing thankfulness won't stop your pain or protect you from the curveballs life inevitably throws at all of us, but it just might make your day a little brighter.

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.

9 Things Moms Are NOT Thankful For This Thanksgiving

Jessica McNeill Azar | Posted 01.21.2015 | Parents
Jessica McNeill Azar

Thanksgiving is an amazing holiday with amazing food and a chance to make amazing memories with our amazing families... in theory.

The Loaded Question It's So Hard For Me To Answer

Krista Pelton | Posted 01.21.2015 | Parents
Krista Pelton

We can separately have children, just not with each other. You have to really love your spouse to hear that kind of news.

Happy Menopausal Thanksgiving!

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 01.21.2015 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

In the spirit of giving and being thankful, I am going to give you my special perimenopause and menopause Thanksgiving recipe, which helps me look forward to and enjoy the holidays!

25 Simple Things You Feel Grateful For This Year

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living

It's that time of year again. Families and friends are gathering together, carefully crafting Thanksgiving dinner menus, indulging in short breaks fro...

5 Ways To Live Thankfully This Month

Jessica Bailey | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Bailey

Unplug, shut down, get together with friends and family face to face, and be thankful for this crazy life. That's what the holidays are about -- celebrating life and those close to us who put the color in it.

Deepak Chopra, Winnie the Pooh, and JFK

David Sable | Posted 11.15.2014 | Business
David Sable

The honest truth is that much like many -- for me -- "Thank you" has become a standard mumble -- much like "Have a good day" or any of the other sign-off phrases people add to their automatic signature in digital media.

Growing Pains

Anthony Romeo | Posted 10.13.2014 | Entertainment
Anthony Romeo

To say that the life of Robin Williams affected only those in my age group would be incorrect. But for 20-somethings like myself, the passing of our most memorable and iconic comedian is a blow to the childhoods we'll now never be able to reclaim.

The Simple Things That Can Brighten Your Whole Day

Posted 05.22.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...