How to Create a 30-Day Gratitude Journal and Feel Happier

“Every night list five things that you are grateful for. What it will begin to do is change your perspective of your day and your life.” ~Oprah Winfrey Guest Post by Erin Scott Are you thankful for what you have? You may compare yourself to others—thinking that they are richer, wiser and more successful than […]

It’s a Wonderful Life

“Each man’s life touches so many other lives,” says Clarence Odbody, Guardian Angel. “When he isn’t around, he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” It’s a Wonderful Life (1946), the timeless, inspiring classic movie, directed by Frank Capra, illustrates how gratitude, the emotion of expressing appreciation for what one has, can give you a new […]

100 Ways to Express Gratitude and Boost Happiness

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” ~William Arthur Ward Expressing your gratitude towards others is one of the biggest gifts you can give to them. As we show our thankfulness to family, friends, acquaintances and strangers, our hearts expand and we lift each other up. Research […]

5 Simple Practices to Wake up Grateful Everyday

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive—to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” ~Marcus Aurelius By Jennifer Landis There’s one way to make sure you wake up on the right side of the bed each morning, and that’s by waking up with gratitude in […]

20 Ways to Practice Gratitude for a Happier Life

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” ~Cicero To be grateful is to be happier. However, when we experience a job loss, divorce, loss of a loved one is when it’s not so easy to see the good. These are the times, though, when practicing gratitude is most […]

Gratitude in Difficult Times

“If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.” ~Meister Eckhart You may be without a job, have an illness or facing a difficult situation of some kind this Thanksgiving. When going through difficult times, it’s harder to see the good that exists amidst our troubles. But by being more grateful […]