Tag Archives: Gratitude

Gratitude on Mother’s Day

My husband and I aren’t big on exchanging gifts of tangible things, so Mother’s Day at our house has historically been about gifting time and attention. It’s a day where we typically do what I feel like doing. As such, I probably could have lounged in bed this morning reading, while my dear husband cleaned […]

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Gratitude, It’s Not Just for Thanksgiving Anymore

This isn’t a long post, because I know you’re getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving and I don’t want to “gobble” up your time. (Sorry, that was horrible, but I couldn’t resist.) Thanksgiving as we all know is the day on which we express thanks or gratitude.  Today I’d like to convince you to consider practicing gratitude […]

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Curious About Your Values? What are You Grateful For?

Yesterday was another snow day here along the North Coast.  I say “another” because we’ve had so many in the past two months, I’ve lost count.  I love snow, I really do, but when we’ve had as much snow & cold as we have this year, even I find myself saying, “Enough Already!”  As frustrated […]

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Cleveland Indians Loss Provides Opportunity to Cultivate Gratitude

A while back I wrote about the practice of keeping a gratitude journal.  In it I mentioned that before actively practicing gratitude I would lie in bed after a bad day and ruminate on what went wrong and worry about everything else that might go wrong as a result. Before integrating the regular practice of […]

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Five Rules for Living Well with ADHD

I presented at a local CHADD meeting a number of months ago on the topic: “Stump the Organizer”, which translates as, “Participants,  bring your best organizing questions and we’ll try to solve them together.”  I’ve learned over the years that those of us with ADHD often share many of the same organizing challenges and we can […]

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Gratitude Journals: A Portal to the Positive

There are a lot of pessimistic people in this world.  I know, I used to be one of them.  Ok, I wasn’t pessimistic all of the time, but when confronted with a challenge, I found my mind would typically focus on the negative.  Or when I had a bad day, I would lie in bed […]

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