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Gratitude Journal

Gratitude for Viktor Frankl

Peg Melnik | Posted 07.09.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

Viktor Frankl chronicled his life as a Holocaust survivor in Man's Search for Meaning. It's such a compelling book that people can't help but read i...

Feel Defeated? No Need. Your Life Is in Flux.

Peg Melnik | Posted 07.08.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

There's no logical reason to ever feel defeated no matter what life is showing you right now. There are far too many examples of people who have overcome their circumstances to transform their lives.

The Eiffel Tower is My Touchstone

Peg Melnik | Posted 07.08.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

With Bastille Day on July 14th, this Francophile is already celebrating French National Day vicariously. Today I'm paying tribute to my favorite cu...

How Gratitude Changed My Life

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Prasanna Ranganathan

Keeping a gratitude journal and taking these mental gratitude pictures have made me more conscious, every moment of every day, of the many miracles life has to offer, if I simply take the time to notice them.

Got A Cape? You're A Hero. Dress For The Occasion.

Peg Melnik | Posted 07.06.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

Co-author Scott Allison says our purpose as Earthlings is to live the life of a hero. For those of you who can't imagine scaling a skyscraper or fl...

Meet Ivan Pejovic, A Brand New Citizen

Peg Melnik | Posted 07.04.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

Ivan Pejovic came to the U.S. in 2007 from Montenegro where he experienced the ache of war. "We were in danger, and I could see the fear in my parent...

Shocking Finding: Confidence Matters More Than Competence

Peg Melnik | Posted 07.03.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

The authors of The Confidence Code said they were astonished when their research revealed this finding and, frankly, depressed. Journalists Katty Kay...

Do You Have the Confident Genes?

Peg Melnik | Posted 07.02.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

After finding successful women at odds with their success, two journalists decided to explore their needling self doubt.

Gratitude For My Friend's Pragmatic Heart

Peg Melnik | Posted 06.30.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

Gratitude For My Friend's Pragmatic Heart My friend has an autistic son who sometimes feels so defeated he doesn't want to go on. When I told my fri...

Who Invented the Universe?

Peg Melnik | Posted 06.29.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

I'm grateful for this conversation because it seems as though science and spirituality have been long-time opponents in the ring. To have a scientist's take on the mystery of the universe is refreshing.

You're a Millionaire... You Just Don't Know It

Peg Melnik | Posted 06.25.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

The truth is we all have tremendous fortune in so many areas of our life regardless of our financial standing. We just have to think outside the bank account.

Do Smart Phones Make for a Smart Classroom?

Peg Melnik | Posted 06.24.2014 | Education
Peg Melnik

In a word: yes. That's according to Aya Sakaguchi, the co-founder of Curious Learning, a Resident Venture at the Harvard Innovation Lab. Her message...

Children Have Some Nerve

Peg Melnik | Posted 06.24.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

How dare these kids grow up behind our back and throw it in our face with that disloyal act once a year: their birthday. Kidding aside, I am happy to...

Do You Have a Green Thumb With People?

Peg Melnik | Posted 06.22.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

I once read that we should all tend to the people in our world as though they are plants in a garden. We should nurture every one of them because you never know who might end up being your best friend or even your soulmate.

Gratitude for What You Think

Peg Melnik | Posted 07.02.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

Some people say we are what we eat, while others argue we are what we think. Ralph Waldo Emerson, for one, said we are what we think about all day long, and it begs the question: What's that mischievous mind of yours up to?

These Tools Will Help You Cultivate Gratitude, Instantly

Posted 02.09.2014 | Healthy Living

By Matthew D. Della Porta , Ph.D. for It's 3 a.m., and someone is screaming in my house. It's my 15-month-old daughter, and she is no...

How To Creatively Carry Gratitude Into 2014

Tammy Plunkett | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Tammy Plunkett

Let's make this the year where we take journaling to a whole new plane of existence. Let's make the journaling about not only celebrating what we are grateful for that nature, the universe, and other people provide for us, but also acknowledging and celebrating the good we have done as well.

The Benefits of 'Thank You'

Ingrid Peschke | Posted 01.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Ingrid Peschke

Gratitude causes us to pause and give value for the good. It prompts us to see the day's events in 20/20 clarity and reminds us to focus on the white space rather than the lone black dot on the canvas that is our life.

Focus On Life's Little Things To Be Happy

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Gisonni

Not only is it important to recognize and appreciate every moment that brings you joy, it's also important to remember those moments. It's like creating a "happy memories" bank.

Buddha Doodles Gratitude Journal

Molly Hahn | Posted 08.10.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

The Buddha Doodles Gratitude Journal is available to pre-order until June 23rd. All orders ship the first two weeks on July! Click here to order: ht...

The Power of the Pen: Boosting Happiness, Health and Productivity

Adam Grant | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Adam Grant

Although writing about trauma is uncomfortable in the short run, after approximately two weeks, the costs disappear and the benefits emerge -- and they last.

A Surprising Benefit Of Gratitude

meQuilibrium | Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living

For most of us, giving comes a lot easier than receiving. Problem is, if you give and give and refuse to accept anything from others, be it a gift or a helping hand or even a compliment, you make life harder than it has to be.

Change Your Life With This Simple Exercise

Bradley Foster | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Bradley Foster

Gratitude is a foundational strength. When you feel gratitude, a lot of other strengths can be built on top. For instance, the ability to love and be loved would be difficult, if not impossible, without gratitude.

How to Live a Life That's Truly Amazing (Instead of One That's Just Smoke and Mirrors)

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 05.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Sometimes when we're in life scenarios that aren't ideal, we may find ourselves over-exaggerating the details. Our job is better, relationships and fi...

5 Ways Writing In A Journal Can Help You De-Stress

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.21.2013 | Teen

Even with the popularity of blogs, Tumblrs and social media, it seems that the death of the pen-and-paper diary isn't to be expected anytime soon. Gen...