How to Show Gratitude and Give Thanks

Gratitude is defined as the state of being grateful: thankfulness. It is the feeling or showing of appreciation and kindness. Sincere expressions of gratitude take little time, cost nothing and can go a long way in creating a positive environment at home and in the workplace.

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Spirituality: Deepening the Purpose of Life

Spirituality is a pathway, the beginning of a lifelong process We all need to pause and reflect on the state of our lives, to be open to both inner and outer worlds. This process helps us to seek ways to return to, or advance, our spirituality. Many believe the spiritual life weaves itself in and around all other life [...]

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The Happy Secret to Better Work (and Life)

Brains Can be Trained to be Happy This brief TedTalk was fascinating. I was intrigued by the suggestion the typical formula for success (“If I work harder, I'll be more successful”) is scientifically broken and backwards. Shawn Achor, CEO of Good Think Inc., where he researches and teaches about positive psychology, says,

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Love Yourself Like Your Pet Does

Most anyone who has owned a dog knows what it's like to return home and be greeted with unbridled enthusiasm, love and acceptance. Wouldn't it be wonderful to look in the mirror and see ourselves through the eyes of our pet? To remove the filter of our own perspective and to see ourselves with compassion instead of judgement [...]

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