I’m truly grateful for the (awesome) reality that you’re on the other side, reading this right now. That we’re connecting through this note on multiple levels is mind blowing, and it fills my heart. I appreciate your presence, your trust, and that we’ve crossed paths. Read more “7 Powerful Ways to Cultivate Gratitude (and bring you to tears)”
There are times when it may be hard to take a good look at what there is to be grateful for – yet those are the Best times to notice what is present in your life. You can do this every day…
Take a moment and look around at your life and that is. Notice your home, your body, do you have at least one loved one? Are you employed? Did you have dinner last night? Although these may seem basic to you at the moment, they were once things that you longed for and hoped to achieve.
Take this moment to close your eyes, take a few deep breaths, and feel whatever you are sitting on. Notice that there was a time that this did not exist, and now it does. You caused it. Acknowledge the achievement…and thank yourself, and the universe for collaborating to make it possible.
Next think of someone you really appreciate, and thank them for being a part of your life;
Go through all that is for you at this time in your life, and simply notice and acknowledge all of it.
Open your eyes, take a deep breath. Enjoy the new day and all the experience that comes with it!
The days are growing colder… and as I look around, my senses remind me to cozy up for the holidays. In the U.S., it is the time of year to celebrate the holiday season, starting with Thanksgiving. I have to admit that although this time evoked warm memories of family dinners, and special moments with loved ones…as an adult, it also brought up conflicting emotions. I never really felt a deep connection to Thanksgiving until I became a parent. Read more “Gratitude, Love and Thanksgiving”