gratitude

Posts on how to notice and appreciate what’s around you.

Wondering Why You Always Focus on the Negative?

Has anyone ever accused you of being a Negative Nancy? Or has someone told you that you focus on the negative too much?   Perhaps you’ve gotten feedback from someone, only to focus on the one piece of negative feedback rather than the ten pieces of positive feedback they gave …

The Single Best Thing You Can Do To Be Happier

What if I told you that you could significantly boost your level of happiness by doing a simple exercise each day. The exercise is totally free, it and takes less than a minute. Are you in? Watch the video to learn more!     The single best thing you can …

How to Practice Gratitude When You’re Annoyed

A few weeks ago, I found myself grumbling about cleaning the house. As I loaded up my arms with spray bottles and towels, I felt my body heavy with dread, shuffling to the kitchen to get started. I could feel my irritation starting to spread. So I stopped. And I …

How to Develop a Daily Gratitude Practice

What if I told you that you could be happier, more resilient, and less depressed, with a simple exercise each day? What if I told you that you could improve your relationships, get better sleep, and increase empathy with that same practice? Surely, you’d sign up, right? Then get ready …

Lost Luggage and How I Chose to See the Good

There are two words we all dread at the airport. Lost luggage. And yet, Saturday afternoon, as we waited at baggage claim, those were the words we heard. My husband and I had just landed in Chicago, after leaving Rome earlier that morning. We had an incredible trip. Ten days …

A Simple Tip to Make Good Moments Last Longer

You know those good moments that you wish could last forever?  Learn the simple tip to experience these amazing moments more intensely and remember them for a long time to come.  PS: I used this tip on my visit to Hawaii two years ago, and I can still feel myself …