Monthly Archives: November 2012

Gratitude: Grateful for How We Give and Serve Others

Today I am challenging myself to pass along 100 items that could be of value to someone else.  Of course I am running through those items I no longer need first.  So far I am at 62 items:  54 pieces … Continue reading

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Mindset Monday: Challenges to Gratitude

The month of November, a time where many in the USA are reminded to show gratitude and experience gratitude in life due to the Thanksgiving holiday, is coming to a close soon.  How has this month of gratitude been for … Continue reading

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Gratitude: Go Through the Motions to Shift Your Emotional Energy

There are days that even the typically happy don’t feel very grateful or happy.  Sometimes the negative influences seem to have a power over us, but we can break their hold on us by going through the motions of gratitude … Continue reading

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How Paying My Property Taxes Brought Me to a State of Gratitude

Cultivating gratitude is a form of cognitive – behavioral therapy with a focus on changing our thought patterns which can positively affect our current moods and level of overall happiness.   Today after I wrote a check for my annually … Continue reading

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National Forget-Me-Not Day

Yesterday November 10 was National Forget-Me-Not Day.  Let’s combine yesterday’s holiday with this month’s theme of Gratitude.   One of the key elements of gratitude is to not only acknowledge the good things happening on our lives, but to also … Continue reading

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The Language of Gratitude

I confess words can hurt me…I never understood that “stick and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” rhyme.  Words can hurt and words can inspire.  Words translate into physical sensations, visual images, thoughtful reflections and … Continue reading

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Create a Chain of Gratitude

The simplest way to form a positive connection with the people and things around you is to ignite your sense of gratitude.  When trouble is bringing you down and life seems to not be flowing in your favor reverse the … Continue reading

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Today is National Sandwich Day: Let’s Use the Sandwich Method to Get Things Done

Today, November 3 is National Sandwich Day.  From what I understand sandwiches were invented in the 18th century by the Earl of Sandwich.  To keep his bare hands from getting greasy he used bread as a buffer when eating big … Continue reading

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Overcoming Objections to Gratitude

Today is Friday a great day to Feel Fabulous Friday.  We all know that Feeling Fabulous is more often than not a choice.  Regardless of our circumstances we choose to feel fabulous or flabbergasted.  Gratitude is the same.  Regardless of … Continue reading

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Ignite Gratitude: Unlocking the Fullness of Life

The simplest way to form a positive connection with the people and things around you is to ignite your sense of gratitude.  When trouble is bring you down and life seem to not be flowing in your favor revers the … Continue reading

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