Gratitude Ahead of Time

This is the last exploration of gratitude here on the blog for 2021- although it is sure to pop up here and there. This is a short, but powerful message as we wrap up this year. I talk a lot about mindset and how important it is. We have even learned that a consistent gratitude … Continued

The Gratitude Challenge 2021!

Gratitude challenge week is here! One of my favorite weeks of the whole year! Here’s how the challenge works- It takes place during the week of Thanksgiving. Get a notebook or journal and a pen full of ink! Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday you write 25 things each day that you are grateful for. Thursday, … Continued

Important: Having Gratitude for Yourself

As we build toward Gratitude Challenge Week 2021, I want to give you some more fuel for your considering what you are grateful for in your life. Last week I wrote a bit about your own body, and having gratitude for it. Next week I will unveil this year’s challenge to you. This week I … Continued

Gratitude for Four Bodies

We have four bodies, did you know that? Physical Mental Emotional Spiritual I am not going to go into each in depth, but when I wanted to write about having gratitude for your body, I kept thinking of all of the dimensions. We many times think about our physical self only when we think of … Continued

Make Rejoicing an Everyday Thing

If you’ve been following along with me the past few months, you most likely heard me talk about, or read something I have written about celebrating. I realized I had not been sharing wins with the world at large, or even with my closest friends. Celebration is acknowledging something significant or happy in a social … Continued

Thanksbeing, A Way of Life

This is my last post for November 2020 and my last chance to write the word that has been my theme all month long: Thanksbeing. As I have deeply thought about being thankful and grateful alternated with focus on just being- stillness, pausing, thoughtfulness, mindfulness- this week I am putting it all together. What I … Continued

It’s Gratitude Challenge 2020 Time!

I was teaching a class on the Character Strength of Zest today- something that is hard to come by these days. Zest is described as approaching life with excitement and energy, not doing things halfway or halfheartedly, living life as an adventure and feeling alive and activated. “Zestiness” may not be your natural state of … Continued

The High Vibe Challenge Day 16: Gratitude

Welcome to Day 16! According to research, gratitude is one of the strengths most associated with life satisfaction and happiness.It is connected with living a life of meaning.  It already sounds like a worthy pursuit, right? Another thing I have learned is that gratitude and fear can not exist in the same moment. That idea, … Continued

The High Vibe Challenge Day 12: You At Your Best!

Welcome to Day 12! Watch out, I am feeling really really good this morning! Maybe it is the sun, butter coffee from the Blank Page Cafe, or the great workout I just did- I don’t know for sure, but it is probably a strong combination of all and the rest of my morning routine. The … Continued

Applying the Best of Who You Are

I love this quote from The Universe (aka Mike Dooley): “It is simply a matter of applying who you are to what you now face. That’s all that matters.” It speaks to me on so many levels.  It supposes that who you are is plenty enough to do good in this time, to have the … Continued