The Gratitude Blog

Stories, Anecdotes, and Random Thoughts about Gratitude.

Five Positive Ways to Express Your Gratitude

Jan 14, 2022

A couple of days ago, I wrote about “Show Your Gratitude to Others with Compliments” – this is certainly a great way to express gratitude. In the past couple of days, a few folks have reached out and let me know that they have difficulty expressing gratitude. Oftentimes, gratitude is mixed in with other feelings…

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5 Reasons to Live in the Now With Gratitude

Jan 13, 2022
Gratitude-Sunrise

Sometimes it is easy to get caught up in planning your future and forget about the gratitude you currently have.

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5 Easy Ways to Create Joy Today

Jan 12, 2022

Joy doesn’t have to be hard to manifest in your life. You can create it by making a conscious effort to have more happiness. Joy, like gratitude, is an important mindset. It’s not just about what happens to you. Your reactions to events, circumstances, people, and situations are part of it. Joy may feel impermanent…

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Show Your Gratitude to Others with Compliments

Jan 10, 2022

Don’t you love to receive compliments? It’s great for your self-esteem and just plain feels good to hear someone else’s respect or admiration. Those few words lighten your moods and give you the strength to push forward with you head held high.  Compliments reinforce that you’re doing something right and your efforts are being appreciated.…

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‘Cause Its Cool!

Jan 9, 2022

This is one of my all time favorite scenes/episodes on a TV show.

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Stand By Me

Jan 7, 2022

Another wonderful video – this one demonstrates how it is possible for people to come together across geographical borders and share their music. I am so grateful to see this type of collaboration! From the award-winning documentary, Playing For Change: Peace Through Music comes “Stand By Me,” the first of many Songs Around The World…

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7 Great Benefits of Being Alone

Jan 7, 2022

Perhaps you find yourself spending a lot of time alone. Do you struggle with how to spend that time? Although you have plenty of things you’d like to accomplish, getting focused and staying that way seems to be a challenge when you’re alone. Are you wasting precious, solitary hours that you could be spending more…

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13 Life Lessons From Movies and TV Specials

Jan 6, 2022
GrinchSanta

As the holidays were underfoot last month, all the classic Movies were played on TV. As I watched some of these, I realized that there were some great messages in these flicks. It got me thinking… What if a list was compiled outlining some great messages? What a great thing to share with others! Have…

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