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18 Reasons To Be Grateful For Your Spouse This Year And Every Year

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 11.27.2014 | Weddings

When life gets busy (and isn't it always?), we sometimes forget to take a step back from it all and reflect on the things that really matter. That'...

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...

41 Reasons To Be Thankful For Your Spouse

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 11.28.2013 | Weddings

This time of year offers the perfect opportunity to take a step back and reflect on who and what really matters in life. And for those of us who are m...

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.

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...

Giving Thanks

Jena Kingsley | Posted 01.20.2013 | Comedy
Jena Kingsley

I am thankful for people who wear clothes or a towel when they blow-dry their hair at the gym. To the people who blow dry their hair naked in the locker room: Is clothing too cumbersome? I am not thankful for those people.

Thankful for it All -- Including Alcoholism and Depression

Maggie Lamond Simone | Posted 01.19.2013 | Parents
Maggie Lamond Simone

I've always tried to teach my children to be grateful for the good in their lives, and while we try to appreciate it every day, Thanksgiving is the one time of year when we don't need reminding. A recent conversation with my son, though, has made me rethink the "good" part of the equation.

What Woman In Your Life Are You Thankful For This Year?

Posted 11.22.2012 | Women

We all have one: A woman in our lives who said or did something that changed us, irrevocably, for the better. Maybe it was your ninth grade English te...

The Schoolbag Haiti

Erin Schrode | Posted 01.16.2012 | Education
Erin Schrode

How did an American environmental activist, a Canadian student, an Australian lawyer-to-be, a social media expert living in Hong Kong, a South African businessman, a Dominican development specialist, and a Haitian mental health worker end up on this Caribbean island?

For Thanksgiving: Beethoven's Wish That 'All Become Brothers'

Greg Mitchell | Posted 10.05.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

I'm thankful for many things, but let me focus on my deep appreciation for Beethoven somehow entering, and staying, near the center of my life, starting about four years ago. How did I end up as a Beethoven freak?

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.

Short List for Thanksgiving

Michael Roth | Posted 01.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Roth

I am so fortunate to work at something I really love to do. As a teacher, I see young people whose capacity for discovery and transformation is extraordinary.

Attitude of Gratitude

Jamie Lee Curtis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jamie Lee Curtis

The holidays are a time for family and friends to gather and talk and collectively think about what we can do to change. I'm grateful and thankful that we can think.

Thanksgiving 2010: HuffPost Bloggers Give Thanks

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Huffington Post

This Thanksgiving, HuffPost bloggers are stepping back to look at the bigger picture, showing that even when things aren't going your way, you can still find a lot to be thankful for.

EPA: Three Letters to Be Thankful for

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

The Environmental Protection Agency celebrates its 40th anniversary next week, but I think it's worth taking a moment this week to be thankful for what the EPA has accomplished during four decades.

What Leading Progressives Are Thankful for

Lynn Parramore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lynn Parramore

I asked leading progressives, is there a silver lining to all of these storm clouds? Some found deep values, some found humor, but all found something important to think about this holiday season.