Gratitude Turns What We Have Into Enough

Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you. ~ Eileen Caddy

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How to Keep ANTs from Popping Up

As humans, we are all subject to negative thoughts. Often this type of thinking arises as a result of stressful situations but many of us create our OWN stress through negative thinking.

As with anything, it is a choice to experience a situation as stressful or merely a challenge. Our attitude and our thoughts play a huge part on how we approach things. If we allow them to, negative thoughts can take on a life of their own, popping up effortlessly and leading to an overall pessimistic mindset. Negativity can lead to depression, anger, and anxiety as well as manifesting itself as a variety of physical issues. Read more

Hand Out 5!

Expressing your gratitude is instrumental. And now you can say thank you as often as you’d like with this “easy to print” card made expressly for Gratitude Habitat by the very talented Joanna Dover. Read more

Get Rid of the Holiday Gimmes

“The gimmes” are everywhere during the holiday season. It can be hard for kids — and parents — to look beyond the gift ‘buying’ and remember what the holidays are really about.

It’s not the gifts but what’s behind them that’s important — the spirit of giving and of expressing appreciation. Help your kids learn the fun of giving. Show them how rewarding it can be to look for, make, and wrap something special — or do something special — for people they care about and others who are in need. Read more

Make A Gratitude Adjustment

Feeling thankful is one key to happiness, so count your blessings for a boost.

As a child, Chris Peterson absolutely hated writing thank-you notes. His aversion continued right into his 40s, until one day he knew he had to face it. Read more

Nominated for Positive Site of the Month!

Last week we received a notice that the Gratitude Habitat website has been nominated along with four others as the most positive site of the month for November by Positive Thinking– visitors. Read more

Positive thinking: Reduce stress by eliminating negative self-talk

Positive thinking helps with stress management and can even improve your health. Practice overcoming negative self-talk with examples provided.
By Mayo Clinic staff

Is your glass half-empty or half-full? How you answer this age-old question about positive thinking may reflect your outlook on life, your attitude toward yourself, and whether you’re optimistic or pessimistic — and it may even affect your health. Read more

A Morning Offering by John O’Donohue

A Morning Offering

I bless the night that nourished my heart

To set the ghosts of longing free

Into the flow and figure of dream

That went to harvest from the dark

Bread for the hunger no on sees. Read more

Join the Adventure. Create a Habit of Gratitude.

Gratitude Habitat is excited to present the “Art of Appreciation” 30 Day Online Adventure! 
Whether you are a seasoned traveler along the path of gratitude or putting on your appreciation backpack for the very first time, this Adventure is sure to inspire you to “Be Grateful and Get Happy”!

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World Gratitude Day

Get ready. Mark your calendars. Set your phone alerts. Tell your friends.

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