Living In Gratitude: At the End of the Day

At the end of the day, remember all the positive things that happened. Smile. Feel the comfort of your bed. Have sweet dreams.

In each of our lives, every day brings a variety of occurrences and emotions. Some are challenging, annoying and inconvenient while others are sweet, refreshing, empowering and enjoyable.

As you end each day, this is the perfect opportunity to reflect and wipe the slate clean. Embrace the things that made you smile, the ‘feel good’ things happened. Let go of those occurrences that evoke stress, irritation or dissatisfaction.  Read more

Living In Gratitude: Appreciating Dr. Wayne Dyer

Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change. ~Wayne Dyer

On August 29, 2015, the world lost an amazing person when Dr. Wayne Dyer passed away. His positive outlook about life during good times and bad from a young age led to him being one of the world’s personal development and self-empowerment pioneers. He had and will continue to have a profound impact on the lives of many Read more

Living In Gratitude: Change Your Whole Day

One positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.

Starting you day off on the right foot can be as simple as beginning your morning with a positive thought.

Many of us begin our day watching the news, a primarily negative influx of information. Rather than waking up and instantly immersing ourselves in negativity, which can perpetuate itself, try doing something that will make you feel happy and uplifted.  Read more

Living In Gratitude: Power Of Gratitude

Gratitude in advance is the most powerful creative force in the Universe. ~Neale Donald Walsh

It makes sense to be grateful for the things we already have:

  • A roof over our head.
  • Food on our table.
  • A job that pays our bills.
  • Our health.
  • Our family and friends.  Read more

Living In Gratitude: Worry Is A Misuse Of Imagination

Our imaginations are such an incredible gift, allowing us to daydream and envision incredible wonder.

As children, we used our vivid imaginations to create fun and exciting playmates and spectacularly fantastical situations in which we would ‘live’ for hours on end. Imagination was fun, funny and adventurous.

As adults, our imaginations often become a work-thing of worry. Read more

Living In Gratitude: Ask Yourself…

Ask yourself this question: Will this matter a year from now? ~Richard Carlson

When you are having ‘one of those days’ where nothing goes your way and your frustration level is at it’s peak, take a deep breath and ask yourself, “Will this matter a day, a week, a month or year from now?” Odds are, whatever challenge is causing your current stress or irritation is something that soon enough will be forgotten. It simply won’t matter in the grand adventure of your life. Read more

Living In Gratitude: A Positive Life

“You can’t live a positive life with a negative mind.”

Is the glass half-empty or half-full? Our response to this age-old question about positive thinking reflects our outlook and attitude toward life.

Positive thinking doesn’t mean our head is buried in the sand while we ignore unpleasant situations. Positive thinking simply means that we approach life’s challenges in a more positive and productive way. We believe the best is going to happen rather than the worst. Read more

Optimism VS Pessimism…Or Somewhere In Between

Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide. ~Marcus Tullius Cicero

There is something to be said for moderation.  When it comes to the debate of optimism VS pessimism, many of us fall on one side of the fence or the other. Sometimes, we may even bounce back and forth, depending upon the situation.  Read more