Thank you goes a long way…

I am focused this week on gratitude as I have been immersed in it for the past week! First a whole conference for business women with the theme of gratitude and then World Gratitude Day on September 21st! I write gratitudes every morning and most nights, unless I fall asleep and forget! One thing that … Continued

Challenges are Life

As I reflected on my January 2022, I asked myself- what was the word I would use to sum that month up? My word: Challenging I like challenges! Usually the self imposed ones, though! January seemed to be filled with challenges NOT of my choosing- LOL. You know what I mean. The used the Serenity … Continued

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. ┬áIt 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