Journal With Me – End Your Day with Gratitude

Journal With Me – End Your Day with Gratitude

I’ve been writing about gratitude a lot lately. That’s because gratitude has super powers. Not only does giving and receiving gratitude feel good, it helps build your optimism and self-worth and counteracts anxiety and sadness. It makes you more generous and...
The Wonder of Gratitude

The Wonder of Gratitude

Do you ever ruminate? It’s been hard not to — When will I get to visit my kids or my parents? When will I be able to hug my friends? When will things be normal? Ruminating like this doesn’t make us feel better, but it’s hard to avoid.  Gratitude offers an antidote to...
Gratitude to Enhance Connection

Gratitude to Enhance Connection

Thanksgiving is an opportunity to focus on what we’re thankful for. So November always makes me think about gratitude. But this time I’m thinking about the power of gratitude to deepen the connections with people who’ve been generous to me and people I care about....
Do You Notice What You’re Noticing?

Do You Notice What You’re Noticing?

Today I invite you to notice what you’re noticing. Did you know that as humans we’re highly attuned to notice the bad, the negative. It takes more energy to notice the good but we can cultivate this ability through intention, curiosity and openness.  AND you can play...
How to Get More Joy through Practice and Habits

How to Get More Joy through Practice and Habits

There’s a saying: What you practice grows stronger.  That’s fantastic if what you’re practicing is the violin or tennis or gratitude.  The human brain has a strong negativity bias, which was helpful when we were always on the lookout for danger from wild animals. Fear...

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