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Nelly Furtado, Aimee Mann And More Share Their Favorite Songs About Gratitude

Posted 11.22.2012 | OWN

Just in time for Thanksgiving, these soulful singers -- each with a new record out this fall -- share their favorite musical ways to say thank you. ...

Oprah: 'Gratitude Elevates Your Life To A Higher Frequency'

Oprah Winfrey | Posted 01.22.2013 | OWN
Oprah Winfrey

For years I've advocated keeping a gratitude journal, writing down five things every day that brought pleasure and gratefulness. I did so without fail as a part of my daily spiritual practice for at least a decade. Then life got busier. I let my schedule run me instead of me running it. I journaled only sporadically and stopped taking note of the simplest things that brought me comfort and joy.

De-Stress The Holiday Mess: 6 Steps To A More Festive Season

Terri Cole | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

Once you've made the decision of how you're going to handle the holidays, with either all the delight or burden it can bring, go about systematically making decisions that are in line with that result.

Giving Thanks to Mindfully Manage Anxiety

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan Kaiser Greenland

Writing gratitude lists or journals, sending thank you notes and saying thank you are meaningful practices that help children, teens and adults embrace both the "me" and the "we" by seeing the positive impact that simple acts of kindness have on other people and themselves.

What Does 'Giving Thanks' Really Mean?

Dan Gottlieb, Ph.D. | Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Gottlieb, Ph.D.

Between my scientist and my cousin Donald I realized what "giving thanks" really means. It means looking in someone's eyes until you can see their vibrant colors beneath the chlorophyll, beneath the mask or the bravado or the prickly personality.

Transform Yourself at Thanksgiving! Become a Walking Joy Spot

Amanda Gore | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

You can't find your joy without gratitude! And any time you feel out of joy, all you have to do is flip on your joy switch. Immediately find something for which to be joyful and keep your gratitude glasses on.

Finding Gratitude

Erin Michelle Threlfall | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Michelle Threlfall

Yes. We all have the right to a rough day. An occasional pity party is A-OK in the world of being human. But losing sight of all that we have, forgetting how incredibly blessed and lucky we are, that's not okay with me.

Today's Resolution: Feel Grateful For The Basics

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

One of the unhappy truths about human nature is that it's hard for us to appreciate what we have until we lose it.

Interview With John Castagnini of the "ThankGodi" Series

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 04.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

Even though every cloud might have a silver lining, does it really make sense to actually be thankful for the tragic, even horrific events in our lives? John Castagnini thinks so.

I am Thankful and Please Help A School in Haiti

Grace Li | Posted 01.25.2012 | Impact
Grace Li

It's Thanksgiving. Today, I'm thankful for... My little brother, who seems to be growing up much too fast and yet is still just a child, because he...

Say Thanks

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 01.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

You can't possibly say thank you to everything you're given. No one can. So when you do say thanks, it's a token of your appreciation for the larger whole, joining you with that whole.

For What Are You Truly Thankful?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 01.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Yes, those who are afraid of expressing their feelings might judge, sneer, scoff. I say, let them. We each get to choose how we wish to live. I choose another path.

Faith, Works,\ And Thankfulness In The Eye of the Storm

Fr. Peter-Michael Preble | Posted 08.18.2011 | Religion
Fr. Peter-Michael Preble

On June 1, the small Town of Southbridge, Massachusetts was hit by an F3 tornado that left several sections of the Town devastated.

A Moment to Appreciate

Amy Chan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Chan

All you know for sure in life is the moment right in front of you.

For Thanksgiving: 12 Ways To Be Thankful

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

It has only been with much work and lots of practice that I have been able to cultivate gratitude and be genuinely thankful. Here are 12 techniques I use to help me get to the parent of all virtues.

3 Ways To Develop Gratitude (The Great Healer)

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Alan Lurie

All that ails us and the world, and the cause of all cynicism and apathy, I believe, comes from the lack of one essential factor in our lives: gratitude. The greatest human spirits have recognized that gratitude is the most rewarding and transformational practices that we can undertake.