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Category Archives: Gratitude

Episode 064: The Downside of Gratitude

Practicing Gratitude is an amazing practice that allows us to see the world through a different lens and regain some perspective. Too often I see people take this practice of gratitude and use it as a weapon on themselves.  In this episode, we look at the Downside of Gratitude and the 3 ways you can… Continue Reading

30 Days of Thankfulness Experiment

30 Days of Thankfulness Experiment

I cannot believe it is already November!  So even though it is sunny and 70 here in Columbus, Ohio November is here and  the holidays are upon us.  November is the holiday of Thanksgiving which has morphed into a month of giving thanks.   Even though, studies have shown that gratitude directly affects our levels of happiness,… Continue Reading

Changing Default Patterns One Step at a Time

Changing Default Patterns One Step at a Time

We all have those default patterns we fall into. Our “go to” behaviors that we either inherited genetically or have been drilled into us from a young age.  One of my go-to patterns is well illustrated in Brene´Browns 10 Guidepost for Whole Hearted Living and it is Let go of exhaustion as a status symbol… Continue Reading

Celebrating the Pooh’s in Our Life

I am taking this week to spend time with family, engage in self care, and celebrate the 4th, so this week we are taking a look at favorite posts from the past. First this week is ‘Celebrating the Pooh’s in Our Life’. — Last week I stumbled upon this lovely quote from the Winnie the… Continue Reading

When Gratitude is a Challenge

This post is from 2010 but I know it still applies. Regardless of what the holidays mean to you or what you are dealing with take time tomorrow to enjoy the pause. Wishing you a peaceful Thanksgiving! Tomorrow we officially kick off the Holiday season with Thanksgiving.  I do love this holiday.  I love the… Continue Reading