Category Archives: Gratitude

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Had I not lived through a devastating health issue, I never would have believed that feeling happy affects your health. And there’s proof of that: scientific evidence suggests that positive emotions can …

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Had I not lived through a devastating health issue, I never would have believed that feeling happy affects your health. And there’s proof of that: scientific evidence suggests that positive emotions can …

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Have you ever tried so hard to make something work out only to fall flat? Felt like swimming upstream was you go to on a daily basis and watched others seem to be able to live with easy? It is amazing how trying to hold your breath to get through hard times used to work all the time. As we grow, succeed in our lives seems that more is needed when more is expected. How can we increase our happiness? Increase the satisfaction each day? Not everyone was born into a family where gratitude was practiced. In fact, as I have seen my life grow and change dramatically, it has only been in the last 1/4 th of my life did it even make sense to me that I needed a true game changer. You see a gratitude practice might in fact be the game changer I needed but I…

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In the last almost 18 months since I was given my Stem Cell transplant I am simply in awe of the “journey”. Today, as I dare myself to slow down long enough to reflect my heart is drawn back here to share or at least begin to share the massive part I believe Gratitude has had in it all. Back in 1985 I was given the cute little phrase, have an attitude of gratitude. If I look at the glass as half full and not half empty I will enjoy each day so much better. Jaded as I was about this prospect I still none the less learned how to look at things as blessings. Some days/years much more so than others. When I turned up sick in 2004 having an attitude of Gratitude took on a whole different meaning. I could and did feel better when I looked at…

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