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Things to Be Thankful For

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.

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...

How an Easter Dress Taught Me About Gratitude

Jenny Evans | Posted 05.25.2015 | Parents
Jenny Evans

I don't think I've ever bought her an "Easter dress" in her life, mostly because I don't buy stuff unless we need it and I like to think of us as minimalists. Also because I'm cheap. But as my daughter organized her closet full of dresses, I realized we were far from minimalists.

How To Teach Your Kids To Be Grateful In A Rude World

Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living

Since your children were very young, you’ve been engaging in the daily exercise of teaching them manners. You remind them to cover their mouths when...

Why We Should Be Thankful This Thanksgiving

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 01.26.2015 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

Thanksgiving is Thursday and as I was pondering all we really have to be thankful for, I find myself constantly diverted by the 24-hour news cycle which feasts on tragedy, turmoil and treachery rather than thankfulness.


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.

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.

Feeling Thankful Shouldn't Just Come Once A Year

Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living

The time for giving thanks shouldn't just come once a year. However, since there is a dedicated time period, why not take full advantage of the holida...

100 Little Blessings

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

For Martha... Honeybees The fragrance of flowers Kisses from children That special laughter that is genuine and loving Rain, but not too much...

Ten Things for Which I Am Grateful...

Pam Didner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Pam Didner

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I wanted to share what I am thankful for.

My Adopted Children Taught Me to Be Thankful

John M. Simmons | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents
John M. Simmons

My wife and I adopted Sarah from Russia when she was 5. She is 13, now. Last week she provided me with a list of things that she is thankful for. It stopped me in my tracks.

Will It Matter in 5 Years?

Shelby Doherty | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Shelby Doherty

I live by the will-it-matter-in-five-years rule. When something happens that makes you upset, ask yourself that question, and you will find that most of the time the answer is no.

50 Thanksgiving Comments That Will Make You Melt

Posted 11.23.2012 | Good News

Community commentary might not seem like something you’d rattle off at the Thanksgiving Day table. Comments tend to be where readers we get riled up...

What Are You Thankful For This Year?

Brittany Binowski | Posted 11.26.2012 | Arts

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate your loved ones -- even the family pets. On Monday, we asked our community members on Instagram and Twitter to ...

Thanksgiving Activities for Kids: Tree of Thanks

Jennifer Tyler Lee | Posted 01.20.2013 | Taste
Jennifer Tyler Lee

Grow a Tree of Thanks: A simple way to share appreciations this holiday.

‘Why I’m Thankful For My Divorce’ HuffPost Bloggers Weigh In

Posted 11.24.2011 | Divorce

At HuffPost Divorce, we realize that divorce can mean different things to different people. It's undoubtably an ending -- of a marriage and the dream ...

How To Find The Holy Grail Of Joy

Ann Voskamp | Posted 10.05.2011 | Religion
Ann Voskamp

I think the fall in Eden was ultimately a failure to give thanks. It's strange how we'd rather live tripping and stumbling than murmur that one word...

Thanksgiving Weekend in Boston

Jordana Zizmor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jordana Zizmor

Just got back from Boston for a quick culture and food filled Thanksgiving weekend. Saturday night I saw Michael Bublé at the TD Garden and was blow...

If I Said I'm Thankful for the Wisdom of the American People, Would You Think I'm Crazy?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Hear me out, okay? When it comes to the issues, this country is overwhelmingly progressive, overwhelmingly pro-government, and overwhelmingly in favor of doing the things we need to do to build a better society.

Five Things I'm Thankful for

Paul Reiser | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Reiser

I'm thankful that we have one whole day to be thankful. Where you have to be thankful because it's required. And for the turkey and the football, because without it, let's be honest, it's just another Thursday.

Giving Thanks to Paul, Ringo & the Long and Winding Road

David Wild | Posted 10.05.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

This Thanksgiving I want to send all my loving to two people -- no, not my kids, or even my wife, though they're pretty fab too -- but rather two men who I think we should all be thankful to still have in our lives.

Top 5 Things I'm Thankful for

Elayne Boosler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Elayne Boosler

I am thankful that geniuses and artists and good people, no matter how hard it is, will eventually be recognized. I am doubly thankful that also goes for idiots.

How I Was Hit by the Thanksgiving Spirit -- Literally

Keli Goff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Keli Goff

This has without question been the most challenging few months of my life, and yet this is the first Thanksgiving in which I have felt the measure of peace I do this year. Why?

Here's to the Technologists

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Peggy Drexler

I know that technology sometimes cheapens our lives and pollutes our world. I like it anyway. This thank you is all about me, a member of a generation that knows that "CC" on your e-mail actually stands for carbon copy.